Kodak C135 summary
Kodak C135 is Kodak's Waterproof camera originally introduced on January of 2012. The camera comes with a 14MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4288 x 3216.
The C135 comes in at #69 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras & overall #1115 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our collection. Please try our Smart camera search to see camera rankings based on your personal requirements.
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Kodak C135 Gallery
You can check the C135 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Kodak C135 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of benefits and drawbacks of the Kodak C135 based on criterias which are oftentimes regarded as useful in a camera.
Kodak C135 Sensor specifications
The sensor specification in the Kodak C135 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 4288 x 3216 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CCD sensor has 14MP and gives a native ISO range of 80 - 1250. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved therefore you have less margin for error.
The image underneath shows the C135's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The C135 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Kodak C135 dimensions
Kodak C135 weighs around 0.39 lbs (175 grams / 6.17 oz) & has exterior proportions of 147mm x 58mm x 23mm (5.8" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of average Waterproof camera is 196 grams so the Kodak C135 is less heavy when compared to its competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Down below is a image of the Kodak C135 alongside a soda to help you to get a feel for its scale.
The top view under will illustrate the button design on the C135.
Kodak C135 Lens specifications
The C135 features an inbuilt lens featuring a constant focal length of 35mm which means you do not have the luxury to zoom.
At the widest 35mm, the lens has an aperture of f3.0 making it somewhat slow and not good for low light circumstances and you will likely find it difficult to get a shallow depth of field. You might also need to increase the ISO which causes noisy photographs.
Kodak C135 Connectivity
The C135 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that feature NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily copy photos and in some cases alter settings with no need to connect straight to the camera.
Several applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can be attached to an external monitor. The majority of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Kodak C135 Video specifications
The highest possible video quality in the Kodak C135 is 640 x 480 and you can shoot in Motion JPEG format. 480p is terrible for today's requirements. You really should aim for at least 1080p quality for video recording. The camera does not offer a microphone and / or headphone socket which means that you get little control over the audio. It is probably a better idea to find another model should you need good audio for your video clips.
Kodak C135 Weather Sealing
Kodak C135 comes with environment proofing which makes it a great pick for use during rough environments. This is especially beneficial when you are unsure about the conditions you might face during outdoor photography.
Kodak C135 Display and Viewfinder
The Kodak C135 comes with a 2.4 inch fixed screen supporting a resolution of 112 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the screen has no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder specifications for Kodak C135 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are pretty useful during sunny outdoor conditions which can make the camera display washed out and very difficult to see.
Kodak C135 Shutter specifications
The highest shutter speed is 1/1400 seconds.
Kodak C135 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Kodak C135 has only integrated flash without external flash support.
Kodak C135 Autofocus specifications
Kodak C135 has just Contrast Detect AF & is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & precise when compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera comes with Face detect which makes it helpful for people photography.
Kodak C135 does not have manual focus. Manual focus is useful during low light occasions or you require more exact control on depth of field.
Kodak C135 Battery life
The average Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 offers the best (380) battery life within this group of cameras.
Following is a listing of Waterproof cameras that have the highest battery life:
Kodak C135 for specific forms of photography
The following illustration presents a rundown of the Kodak C135 for specific forms of photography. To learn more, check out the specific section underneath.
Kodak C135 Portrait photography info
The Kodak C135 has a points total of 34 which is bad, meaning that it is simply not suitable for portrait photos. Photographing portrait photos leans heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW photos & ability to use off-camera flash.
Street photography with Kodak C135
Getting a reasonable rating of 53, the Kodak C135 is fairly acceptable for street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of picture quality plus portability.
Kodak C135 as a Sports photography camera
A bad sports photography rating of 31 suggests the Kodak C135 is simply not suitable for taking pictures of sports. A camera should have excellent tracking and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Kodak C135 Travel photography factors
Portability is extremely crucial in getting a camera for travel. In general, the Kodak C135 gets a very good 64 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent choice to purchase for your vacations.
Landscape photography with Kodak C135
For anybody who is planning to purchase a camera for landscape photographs, the most vital aspect is going to be image quality. The Kodak C135 at it's bad score of 32 for a landscape camera is simply not suitable among it's rivals.
Kodak C135 Vlogging factors
A vlogging camera ought to come with a moving screen, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Kodak C135 is simply not suitable as a vlog camera as it comes to a bad rating of 25.
Kodak C135 Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the C135, here is a collection of the highest scored cameras which fall under the category of Waterproof.
The line chart just below offers you a bird's eye view of the C135 compared to it's top ranking competitors shown above.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might look into as alternative options. To check out a detailed comparison, go to the "compare" link.