71 of 72 people found the following review helpful
Forget spending a fortune - this camera is the business!!,
This review is from: Kodak EasyShare CX6445 Digital Camera [4MP 4xOptical] (Camera)
First of all if you are an 'expert' photographer - don't read this review! I consider myself to be a 'happy amateur' who, at the end of the day, just needs a camera which is going to take great pictures, using a camera which is easy to use. I am not too bothered about a lot of the techie detail - just give me good pictures!!
Up until recently, I had a Canon IXUS APS camera, but like many people I was wanting to 'go digital'. My budget for the camera was about £250, as I decided that I really don't need lots of the fancy extras you can get (and ultimately pay for) with some of the more expensive models. After having read a few magazines/browsed the web etc etc, I narrowed my choice down to three. After getting demos of them all, I decided to go for this one, and I am so glad that I did!! This is a fantastic camera and I would definitely recommend it to anyone. The highlights are: (1) 4 Mega Pixel resolution is a bonus for this price, and pictures are really clear at a large size(2) 4x Optical Zoom - be careful about this - I nearly went for a camera with 2x and it DOES makes a lot of difference (3) Ease of use - within 10 minutes, both my wife and I were both taking pictures without even getting near the instructions (4) Strangely, having a camera which is larger than a credit card is actually nice - you can see what is going on much easier!
Other points of note: the camera takes SD cards; it comes with the Kodak EasyShare software; it takes AA batteries (get good rechargeable ones).
All in all, go for it! An excellent camera with the functions you need for a great price...