Summary Kodak AZ521

Prices Price
Camera only
$200
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 14
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 34
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 52x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.9
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Kodak PixPro AZ521

Pros

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The Kodak AZ521 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Great zoom Help
52x
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
120 fps
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
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The Kodak AZ521 vs other recent super zooms

Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$199.99

Cons

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The Kodak AZ521 vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (119×86×98 mm)
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
3.8"
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
July 2013
Weight Heavy Help
551 g
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Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None

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Discussion

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Avatar for Jim McCarthy Jim McCarthy (2:38 PM, March 23, 2015)
LOL..you are disappointed it's plastic?? All cameras in the p&s catagory and higher end cameras are made of a polimer plastic and have been for 20 plus years. You obviously have never shot with this camera if comparing it to your cell phone. And you complain about mechanical push buttons..huh?? Laughable as many higher end cameras and p&s enthusaist cameras have manual buttons what are preferred to touch screen control and even those still use manual buttons too. Reading your post makes it clear you know nothing about cameras or photography.
 
Avatar for Cocknob Cocknob (9:23 AM, December 25, 2013)
That's because it is cheap u tit
 
Avatar for Kapers Kapers (9:19 PM, December 15, 2013)
I opened the box to find the contents so poorly packed that the CD was warped. The initial impression of the device was that it looked and felt cheap. (hence the $199.00 cost). Everything was plastic. Instead of a touch screen it had old, mechanical push buttons that felt like they would pop out of the camera if I pushed them too hard. The quality of the picture wasnt much different from what I get on my cell phone. The digital zoom was fuzzy and unstable. (worthless) I suppose the good aspects would be that when it breaks, your not out of much money. However, Im not sure about you, but I do not have $199 to throw away.
 
Avatar for Sajjad Khalid Sajjad Khalid (0:20 PM, August 27, 2013)
I think APS-C sensor is writen mistakenly with this camera. Kindly review. See this link http://www.ephotozine.com/article/kodak-pixpro-az521-hands-on-preview-22359
 
Scoot (11:19 AM, July 24, 2013)
With this massive zoom it would be difficult enough to hold it steady even WITH an eye level viewfinder. As it doesn't have one, it would be about as much use as a chocolate fireguard to me :).
 
Avatar for deejayspop deejayspop (5:46 PM, July 14, 2013)
Where can I get one ????