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Kodak EasyShare LS443 4 to 5 Megapixel

2.89/5 (18 Reviews)


  • Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Resolution4.2 Megapixel
    Optical Zoom3x
    Camera TypeStandard Point and Shoot
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens35 - 105 mm
    Digital Zoom3.3x
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Focus Range24 in. to Infinity (w)
    Macro Focus Range6 - 27.5 in. (w)
    Focal Length35 - 105 mm
    Camera Resolution4.2 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions2448 x 1632 • 1800 x 1200 • 1224 x 816
    Video Speed15 fps
    Max Movie LengthWithout Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
    Video FormatQuickTime
    Aperture Rangef9.6 (w) - f2.8 (w)
    Shutter Speed1/2 - 1/1000 sec
    White BalanceAuto
    Memory TypeBuilt-in • MMC Card • SD Card
    Built-in Memory Size16 MB
    Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal
    Compression TypeJPEG
    File Size (High Res.)1.25 MB (102 images on 128MB card)
    File Size (Low Res.)0.34 MB (about 376 images on 128MB card)
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash
    ViewfinderOptical (Through-the-lens)
    LCD PanelWith LCD Panel
    LCD Panel Size1.8 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution72,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery TypeProprietary Lithium
    Battery Life200 Images
    Self Timer10 Sec.
    Mp3 Built In
    Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
    Built-in SpeakerWith Built-in Speaker
    Tripod MountWith Tripod Mount
    Operating SystemApple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98 • Microsoft Windows 98SE • Microsoft Windows XP
    Width4.3 in.
    Depth1.5 in.
    Height2.4 in.
    Weight0.54 lb.
    Warranty1 Year
    Exterior ColorSilver
    Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Video Cable • Cradle / Docking Station • Hand Strap • Lithium Battery • AC Power Adapter
    MPN8439283
    Product ID20257189

Product Description

4.0 Megapixel, 3x Optical/3.3x Digital Zoom, Point-and-shoot, Digital Camera


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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Linares a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2005

Strengths:    Images were nice.

Weaknesses:    Unreliable.

Bottom Line:   
The camera provided very good pictures, when it worked. After six months of use the lens got stuck and I was not able to use it. Kodak provided a refurbished camera, which also got the same problem; the lens got stuck. This is very disappointing. I won't buy any Kodak product again.

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Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Dell

Similar Products Used:   None



Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by clanjones a Casual

Date Reviewed: June 1, 2005

Strengths:    GOOD CAMERA WHEN WORKING

Weaknesses:    UNRELIABLE... I DO NOT WANT IT BACK

Bottom Line:   
BY FAR THE WORST CAMERA I HAVE EVER OWNED AFTER USING IT 5 TIMES AND IT BEING FINE SUDDENLY NO SUBJECT ON THE SCREEN ..TOTALY BLANK AND SHOT BLACK PICS MY SON IN THE U.S.A. HAS THE SAME CAMERA AND THAT HAD THE SAME PROBLEM ON THE SAME DAY ..WIERD.. KODAK HELPFUL WITH A FREE REPAIR UP UPGRADE TO LS743 THEY HAVE SAID IT HAS A HIGHER THAN EXPECTED FAILURE RATE ..

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Price Paid:    $140.00

Purchased At:   E-BAY

Similar Products Used:   NONE (FIRST DIGITAL)



Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by DCA a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: December 6, 2004

Strengths:    Easy to use, docking solution, metal body.

Weaknesses:    Unreliable

Bottom Line:   
This camera was good--while it lasted. After a little more than a year, it failed, kind of like the shutter was stuck shut, unless every photo was of a black bear at night. Kodak wanted way too much to fix it, about $150. Apparently this is a common failure mode.

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Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Office Depot

Similar Products Used:   Canon S500.



Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by fantax a Professional

Date Reviewed: October 20, 2004

Strengths:    Great images, easy to use

Weaknesses:    durability, very expensive to repair - common failure mode seems to indicate design issue.

Bottom Line:   
I purchased the LS433 new in December 2002 and used it with no problems until July 2004, when it simply stopped working - started with random gross overexposures - then images simply stopped - as though the shutter was stuck closed. Kodak wanted $150.00 + shipping to repair - opted to purchase another one on ebay for less - which worked great for 2 months - then experienced the identical failure mode.

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Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   Staples

Similar Products Used:   Sony FD 91, FD 75



Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by den24601 a Casual

Date Reviewed: August 23, 2004

Strengths:    long battery life, and fast shot to shot time.

Weaknesses:    focus is a problem

Bottom Line:   
it failed for the second time in the 19 months I've owned it. It failed @ 7 months with a startup/lens problems - lens gets stuck and won't extend from body, and was repaired under warranty. 12 months later it is doing the same thing. Very disappointing.

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Price Paid:    $399.00




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