Kodak M575

 
Kodak EasyShare M575 front
 
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1000
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F) lens
  • 152g - 99 x 58 x 19mm
  • Revealed January 2010
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
95
Imaging
38
Features
24
Overall
32

Kodak M575 summary

Kodak M575 is Kodak's Ultracompact digital camera initially announced on January of 2010. It features a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a full resolution of 4288 x 3216.

The M575 places at #89 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and over-all #1041 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our list. Please try out our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your customized requirements.

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Kodak M575 history

The Kodak M575 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can view all previous and brand new models alongside important features.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Kodak-EasyShare-M575 front thumbnailKodak M57528-140mm
F
14MP1/2.3"2010
Kodak-EasyShare-M341 front thumbnailKodak M341
M575 vs M341
35-175mm
F3.0-4.8
12MP1/2.3"2009
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Kodak-EasyShare-M381 front thumbnailKodak M381
M575 vs M381
35-175mm
F3.0-4.8
12MP1/2.3"2009
Kodak-EasyShare-M380 front thumbnailKodak M380
M575 vs M380
38-190mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009
Kodak-EasyShare-M340 front thumbnailKodak M340
M575 vs M340
35-105mm
F3.1-5.7
10MP1/2.3"2009

Kodak M575 Pros and Cons

Here is a list of upsides and downsides of the Kodak M575 based on aspects that are normally regarded as crucial in a digital camera.

decent MP (14MP)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
flash built-in
good max aperture (f)
good minimum ISO (80)
in built zoom lens (28-140mm 5.0 x zoom)
rather wide (28mm)
cannot use external flash
doesn't have phase detect AF
doesn't have RAW format
does not have selfie friendly screen
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
fixed screen
lack of aperture priority mode
lack of external microphone jack
lack of HDMI support
lack of headphone jack
lack of manual mode
lack of Timelapse mode
low maximum ISO (1,000)
low res video (1280 x 720 resolution)
max shutter speed is low (1/1,400 seconds)
more heavy than competition in class (152g)
no image stabilization
no manual focus
no shutter priority mode
screen has low resolution (230 thousand dot)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
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Kodak M575 Sensor features

The sensor dimension on the Kodak M575 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4288 x 3216 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CCD sensor boasts 14MP and includes a standard ISO range of 80 to 1000. Sadly, RAW photos are not supported therefore you have less room to maneuver in post.

The graphic below illustrates the M575's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The M575 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.

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To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Kodak M575 dimensions

Kodak M575 weighs 0.34 pounds (152g / 5.36 ounces) and features external size of 99mm x 58mm x 19mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121g and the Kodak M575 is more heavy compared to other competitors.

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Below is a pic of the Kodak M575 besides a softdrink to help you have a feel for its size.

Kodak EasyShare M575 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will illustrate the button arrangement on the M575.

Kodak EasyShare M575 topview buttons dials

Kodak M575 Lens features

The M575 comes with a fixed lens giving a focal range of 28-140mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which is definitely not outstanding however it is likely to be convenient in certain cases.

At it's widest 28mm, it provides an aperture of f which is beneficial in low light events and getting good bokeh. It would also allow you to use a much lower ISO for getting better images.

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Kodak M575 Connectivity

The M575 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes

Digital cameras which have NFC or Bluetooth compatibility can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily transfer images and usually change camera settings without connecting straight with the camera.

A few apps also allow a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can be hooked up to an external monitor. A lot of cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.

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Kodak M575 Video features

The highest possible video resolution on the Kodak M575 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is awful by today's standards. You should really aim for a minimum FUll HD resolution for good video. The body does not offer a mic or headphone jack which means that you have zero control over your sound. It is probably a better idea to look at a different camera in case you need better sound in your videos.

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Kodak M575 Weather Sealing

There is no environment proofing on the Kodak M575 so you have to be careful in rainy and dusty situations.

Kodak M575 Screen and Viewfinder

The Kodak M575 features a 3 inch fixed display screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.

Please be aware that the display offers no touch support.

Kodak EasyShare M575 screen and viewfinder 400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

The View Finder details regarding Kodak M575 are the following:

  • ViewFinder None

Viewfinders can be very beneficial in bright outdoor situations which can make the camera screen washed out and hard to view.

Kodak M575 Shutter features

The highest shutter speed is 1/1400 seconds.

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Kodak M575 Flash and Hot shoe features

Kodak M575 has got just integrated flash without external flash support.

Kodak M575 Autofocusing features

Kodak M575 has got only Contrast Based Auto Focus and doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier & precise compared to Contrast Based autofocusing.

Kodak M575 does not have manual focusing. Manual focusing option can be good in low light conditions or you want to have more accurate control on focus.

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Kodak M575 Battery life

The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 offers the best (320) battery life in this group of cameras.

Listed below is a collection of Ultracompact cameras that come with the highest battery life:

ModelVisualizeBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
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Kodak M575 for varying kinds of photography

The following illustration indicates a rundown of the Kodak M575 for varying kinds of photography. To find out more, visit the specific paragraph below.

Kodak M575 Portrait photography highlights

The Kodak M575 gets a rating of 29 which is subpar, and means the camera is not really acceptable to use for portrait photography. Taking portraits leans greatly towards sensor specs, support for RAW photos and ability to utilize external lighting.

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megapixel count good (14MP)
manual focus not available
lack of manual exposure
no external flash support
small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW files

Kodak M575 Street photography advice

Having a moderate points total of 48, the Kodak M575 is somewhat adequate for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of image quality and portability.

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screen is fixed
lack of image stabilization
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
heavier than competition (152 grams)
maximum ISO low (1,000)

Sports photography with Kodak M575

A subpar sports photography rating of 27 means the Kodak M575 is not really acceptable for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs fantastic focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.

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MP count good (14 megapixels)
low maximum shutter speed (1/1,400s)
no shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
no phase detect auto focus

Travel photography with Kodak M575

Size is extremely crucial when picking a travel camera. In general, the Kodak M575 gets a very good 68 as a travel camera which is a fine choice to purchase for your vacations.

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MP count decent (14MP)
has built in flash
really wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f)
doesn't have Time Lapse recording
heavier than competition in class (152 grams)
does not have selfie friendly screen

Kodak M575 as a Landscape photography camera

For anybody who is planning to purchase a camera for landscape photos, the most vital aspect is going to be image quality. The Kodak M575 and it's subpar rating of 41 as a landscape camera is not really acceptable amongst it's competitors.

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quite wide (28mm)
great maximum aperture (f)
screen is a good size (3 inches)
good megapixels (14MP)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of manual exposure
no image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
maximum ISO low (1,000)
lack of RAW files
does not have Timelapse mode

Kodak M575 Vlogging features

A vlogging camera preferably should posses a moving display, mic input and ideally IBIS. Considering every thing, the Kodak M575 is not really acceptable as a vlog camera as it delivers a subpar rating of 28.

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pretty wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f)
screen isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pxls)
missing external microphone support
more heavy than competition in class (152 grams)

Kodak M575 Alternatives

If you are in the market for replacements to the M575, below is a number of the highest scored cameras which fall within the category of Ultracompact.

The graph below provides you an overview of the M575 versus it's highest rated competitors shown above.

Following are several cameras you might look into as alternative options. To read a thorough comparison, go to the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Make
Kodak
Model type
Kodak EasyShare M575
Category
Ultracompact
Revealed
2010-01-05
Body design
Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CCD
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
14 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution
4288 x 3216
RAW data
Maximum native ISO
1000
Lowest native ISO
80
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Lens
Lens mount type
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
28-140mm (5.0x)
Macro focusing range
10cm
Focal length multiplier
5.8
Screen
Range of screen
Fixed Type
Screen sizing
3 inch
Screen resolution
230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Minimum shutter speed
8 seconds
Fastest shutter speed
1/1400 seconds
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
3.50 m
Flash options
Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution
1280x720
Video data format
Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless
None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
152g (0.34 lb)
Dimensions
99 x 58 x 19mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7")
Other
Battery ID
KLIC-7006
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media
SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage slots
1
Price at release
$139