Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Review

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Digital Camera in white is a flexible point-and-shoot camera that records high-quality stills and video. It features a 25x optical zoom with a resolution of 16.15 megapixels. It uses a 1/2.3-inch CCD sensor with a sensitivity range of ISO 80-3200 to generate still images with a maximum resolution of 4608 by 3456 pixels and HD video with a resolution of 720p at 30 frames per second.

An optical image stabilization system is built into the camera to help keep pictures sharp while shooting handheld and produce better results in low-light situations. This is in addition to a large 4.3-107.5mm lens with a focal length equivalent to 24-600mm on a 35mm camera and can produce wide landscape shots and capture faraway subjects without losing resolution to digital zoom processes.

The built-in flash is located at the camera’s top and features modes allowing red-eye mitigation and slow sync. The camera’s rear features a 3-inch 230k-dot LCD that lets you examine photographs while shooting them and scroll through them after capture.

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The AZ252 is powered by four AA batteries and stores photographs on an SD/SDHC card that the user supplies, with a maximum capacity of 32 gigabytes.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Sensor

It has an ISO range of 80 to 3200 and can take stills of good quality and video in HD 720p at up to 30 frames per second.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Lens

It offers a focal length similar to 35mm film that ranges from 24-600 millimeters, making it easy to capture subjects up close and far away.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Zoom

There is a 4x digital zoom option available when you need to zoom in even farther, giving you a whopping total range of 100x.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Display

You can preview photographs before capturing them or navigate through your previous shots thanks to the device’s resolution of 230k pixels.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Scene Modes

Allow the camera to assist you with your photography by providing options that will optimize your settings by the topic and location of the photograph.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Battery

The first set of batteries, which are provided with the product and have a total capacity of 280 photographs, may be upgraded to NiMH batteries for an increased ability of about 500 pictures.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Card

Saves photos to the user’s SD or SDHC card, supporting capacities up to 32 gigabytes.

Kodak PIXPRO AZ252 Specs

Sensor ResolutionActual: 16.44 Megapixel
Effective: 16.15 Megapixel (4608 x 3456)


Focal Length4.3 to 107.5mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 600mm)
Optical Zoom25x
Digital Zoom4x Maximum (100x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperturef/3.7 to 6.2
Focus RangeNormal
23.62″ to Infinity / 59.99 cm to Infinity (Wide)
98.42″ to Infinity / 249.99 cm to Infinity (Telephoto)
1.18″ to Infinity / 3 cm to Infinity (Wide)
Optical Design12 Elements in 11 Groups

Exposure Control

Shutter Speed1/2000 to 30 Seconds
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-2 to +2 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Interval RecordingYes
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Special OptionsBeach, Fireworks, Fish-Eye Effect, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama, Party/Indoor, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Aspect Ratio3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image File FormatJPEG
Broadcast OutputNTSC/PAL


Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC
Internal Memory8 MB


Resolution230,000 Dot
Display TypeFixed LCD


Built-In FlashYes
External Flash ConnectionNone


Battery Type4 x AA (Approx. 280 Shots)

Packaging Info

Package Weight1.48 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.3 x 6.15 x 4.6″

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