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EasyShare M381 12.4 MP, 5X optical, 1 / 2.3 in. CCD, Blue-Grey
157  In Stock

Fashion and function have come together

A 5X optical zoom lens gets you closer. Kodak’s Smart Capture feature gets you beautiful pictures—automatically.

5X optical zoom
- The 5X optical zoom lens (35 mm equivalent: 35–175 mm) gets you closer to your subjects without reducing image quality
- The KODAK AF Optical Zoom Lens captures crisp details

Blur reduction
- Reduce blur caused by camera shake, subject movement, or fast-action situations
- The camera automatically minimizes the effects of camera shake to deliver clearer, sharper pictures

Amazing quality prints with 12 MP
-12 MP means you can make stunning prints up to 30 × 40 in. (76 × 102 cm)
- More megapixels means you can crop and enlarge and still have great picture quality
- However you choose to print—at home, at retail, or online—trust Kodak for picture quality that’s truly exceptional and for memories that will last

Show off your pictures

- Get a good look at your pictures on the big, bright 3.0 in. (7.6 cm) color LCD
- Whether you shoot your pictures vertically or horizontally, view them right side up with auto picture rotation

Beautiful pictures, more often—automatically

Kodak's Smart Capture feature
Become a better photographer with a smarter camera. Kodak’s innovative Smart Capture feature automatically identifies the scene and adjusts camera settings for a great picture in just about any environment.

- Intelligent scene detection—detects and analyzes scene conditions
- Intelligent capture control—automatically sets camera settings including exposure, focus and ISO for clear, sharp pictures even in low light and challenging situations
- Intelligent image processing—reduces noise and clears up dark shadows for vibrant, crisp details and true-to-life colors

Don’t miss a shot with Li-Ion rechargeable batteries

- Get energy that lasts with the power of the included Li-Ion rechargeable battery and in-camera charging
- Smaller, lighter battery with higher voltage and energy capacity

True HD quality: capture pictures in brilliant detail

HD picture capture
- Take stunning HD pictures in 16:9 format
- View your pictures in high definition on an HDTV or other HD devices

KODAK Theatre HD Player (optional device)
Finally, something everyone will want to watch.

- Enjoy your new pictures and videos on your HDTV instantly, right from your camera’s memory card
- Access pictures from your PC, camera, and online photo sharing sites, wirelessly
- Wirelessly send and receive pictures with Kodak’s Picture Mail feature
- Create slideshows to your favorite songs
- Experience YouTube™ like never before—videos are brilliantly displayed on your HDTV
- Access Internet radio, podcasts and other web content on your HDTV

Stop thinking about camera settings and start shooting

Great technologies let you start shooting right away. And with on-camera features like multimedia slideshow, text tagging, and HD picture capture, taking the shot is just the beginning.

Face detection
Catch those great smiles—face detection locates faces and automatically adjusts camera settings for great shots of friends and family.

High ISO mode
See the details in low-light conditions and fast-action situations with high ISO (up to 1600).

Multimedia slideshow
- Turn your pictures into a creative multimedia slideshow right on your camera
- Set the mood when you choose from pre-loaded sound themes and creative transitions

Scene modes and on-camera picture enhancing features
- Get the right shot—manually select from the multiple scene and color modes
- Create your perfect shot with cropping and undo-delete
- Panorama stitch mode combines up to three shots into one large picture

Text tagging
Tag your pictures on-camera, then find and organize them later with multi-field search.

Shoot video with ease
- Record continuous VGA video (640 × 480) at 30 fps and QVGA video (320 × 240) at 30 fps
- Video print options include 1 and 9-up prints
- QUICKTIME Motion JPEG with audio recording during capture and playback

KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology in manual mode
- Make your pictures as vivid as the moment you took them
- Relive your memories in richer detail
- Clear up dark shadows and reveal better, brighter pictures

Internal memory plus
- Don’t miss a shot if your memory card becomes full—switch to in-camera memory quickly, thanks to the internal memory plus feature
- 32 MB internal memory and SD/SDHC card compatibility lets you start shooting right out of the box

The simple way to share

The M381 is part of the KODAK EASYSHARE System, so sharing your pictures is amazingly simple. Just press Share.

One button upload via Share button
- Sharing starts right on the back of the camera
- Upload and share your favorite pictures and videos to YouTube™ and KODAK Gallery via the Share button and KODAK EASYSHARE Software

KODAK EASYSHARE Software (included)
The simplest way to organize, edit, create, and share.

- Organize your pictures with your own tags and star ratings then use the search feature to quickly find any picture in your collection
- Edit your pictures with ease—select from a variety of simple tools that reduce red-eye, improve lighting, remove wrinkles and blemishes, and add text
- Create personalized photo projects online or at home—choose from hundreds of templates and designs to create photobooks, cards, invitations, and much more
- Share your pictures and videos with family and friends at the KODAK Gallery or YouTube™

Technical details
Source data-sheet
Type Digital camera.
Internal memory 32MB
Compatible memory cards sd.
Display LCD.
Display diagonal 3"
I/O ports AV USB 2.0.
USB 2.0 ports quantity 1.
Lens system
Digital zoom 5x
35 mm camera lens equivalent 35 - 175mm
Digital SLR false.
Optical zoom 5x
Weight & dimensions
Weight 133g
Height 59.5mm
Depth 20mm
Width 100.9mm
Light exposure
Camera shutter speed 8 - 1/1400s
Light exposure correction ±2.0 EV@1/3 EV.
ISO sensitivity 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600.
Picture quality
Megapixel 12.4MP
Supported camera resolutions 11.8 MP (3968 × 2976)—4-3 10.5 MP (3968 × 2640)—3-2 8.8 MP (3968 × 2224)—16-9 6.2 MP (2880 × 2160)—4-3 3.1 MP (2048 × 1536)—4-3 2.1 MP (1920 × 1080)—16-9 1.2 MP (1280 × 960).
Maximum resolution 3968 × 2976pixels
Energy management
Battery technology Lithium-Ion.
Colour of product Grey.
Video compression formats QUICKTIME Motion JPEG.
Motion JPEG frame rate 30fps
Video capability true.
Video capture resolution 640 × 480pixels
Image sensor
Optical sensor size 1/2.3"
Sensor type CCD.
Macro focusing range (tele) 0.8-1m
Macro focusing range (wide) 0.1-0.7m
Auto Mode focusing range (wide) 0.6 - +m
Auto Mode focusing range (tele) 0.9– +m
Focus TTL-AF.
Auto focus true.
Flash range (wide) 0.6-3.2m
Flash modes Red-eye reduction.
Flash off.
Built-in flash true.
Flash range (tele) 0.9m
Operating system/software
Bundled software KODAK EASYSHARE.
Self-timer 2/10s
Camera file format JPEG/EXIF v2.21.
White balance
White balance auto.
Scene modes
Scene modes Landscape.
Night portrait.
Night landscape.
Close-up (macro).
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