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Old Jun 20, 2006, 4:47 PM   #1
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I started to think maybe kodak was gonna listen to us, but they just keep pulling the football away just as I get there:sad:..except for the 7mp I dont see much difference from the 850

Kodak EasyShare P712 specifications


• 1/2.5 " Type CCD
• 7.4 million pixels total
• 7.1 million effective pixels

Image sizes
• 3072 x 2304
• 3072 x 2048 (3:2)
• 2592 x 1944
• 2048 x 1536
• 1280 x 960

Movie clips
• 640 x 480 @ 30fps
• 320 x 240 @ 30fps
• QuickTime video, motion JPEG

File formats
• JPEG (Exif v 2.21)

• 36 - 432mm equiv
• Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon lens
• 12x optical zoom

Image stabilization

Conversion lenses

Digital zoom
5x advanced

Hybrid AF system using TTL contrast detection method and external passive sensor

Focus modes
• Normal AF
• Macro AF
• Infinity AF
• Manual focus
• Multi-zone
• Center zone
• Selectable zone (25 zones selectable)

AF assist lamp

Focus distance
• Normal: 50cm - infinity (wide) 1.9m - infinity (tele)
• Macro: 10-60cm (wide) 90cm - 2m (tele)

• Multi-pattern
• Center-weighted
• Center spot
• Selectable zone (25 zones)

ISO sensitivity
• Auto
• ISO 64/80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/800

Exposure compensation
• +/- 2.0 EV
• 1/3 EV steps

Exposure bracketing
• +/- 2.0 EV
• 1/3, 2/3, 1.0 EV steps, 3 or 5 images

Shuttter speed
16 - 1/1000 sec in 1/3 step increments

F2.8 - 3.7

• Auto
• SCN (scene mode)
• P (program mode)
• A (aperture priority mode)
• S (shutter priority mode)
• M (manual mode)
• C (custom mode)
• video

Scene modes
Pportrait, self-portrait, sport, party, landscape, night portrait, night
landscape, snow, beach, text/document, flower, sunset,
candlelight, backlight, manner/museum, fireworks, panorama

White balance
Auto, daylight, cloudy, open shade, sunset, tungsten, fluorescent,
click WB, custom

White balance fine tune
Blue/red bias and magenta/green bias, ±7 stops

Self timer
2 / 10 secs, 2 shot option

Continuous shooting
• First burst (approx. 1.6 fps up to 14 frames at standard JPEG)
• Last burst (approx. 1.6 fps last 5 frames at standard JPEG),

Image parameters
• High colour, natural colour, low colour, sepia, black and white
• Contrast (3 levels)
• Sharpness (3 levels)

• Guide no. 11 (ISO 100)
• Range: wide – 0.9-4.7 m (2.9'-15.4'), tele – 2.0-3.6 m (6.6'-11.8')
• Modes: auto, fill, red-eye, slow sync (front, front-red-eye, rear), off
• Compensation: ±1.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps

• Electronic
• 237 K pixels with diopter adjustment

LCD monitor
6.35 cm (2.5") indoor/outdoor colour TFT display with
adjustable brightness setting

• A/V output (NTSC or PAL, user-selectable)
• Exclusive Kodak EasyShare camera dock/printer dock interface
• USB 2.0

Print compliance
PictBridge, ImageLink

• SD/MMC card (none supplied)
• 32MB internal memory

• Optional Kodak EasyShare docks
• Kodak lithium-ion rechargeable digital camera battery
• Charger included
• Optional 5VAC adapter

Weight (no batt)

108 x 84.2 x 72 mm (4.3" x 3.3" x 2.8")

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Old Jun 20, 2006, 5:01 PM   #2
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Scratch mpeg4..Mike OB says its a misprint

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Old Jun 20, 2006, 5:33 PM   #3
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It does appear to be insanely similar to the P850... which isn't a problem for me, that means I don't have to regret buying my P850, but still, it does seem like an awfully small improvement, hardly worth a new model.
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Old Jun 20, 2006, 6:33 PM   #4
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Yea i am a little dissapointed my self with the upgrade Not that much of a different's so I won't be upgradeing anytime soon. I was hopeing for something more. I just stay with my P850 for now.

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Old Jun 20, 2006, 8:40 PM   #5
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I knew as soon as Costco and others started down pricing the P850 that a new "upgrade" was on the way! Kinda reminds me of the "upgrade" from the DX6490 to the DX7590! Well I'll have to wait a little while longer to get my camera with the focus ring ala- the P880 with the 8+Mp's and a 12X + zoom! Sigh!!!! I seem to be always waiting!

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