Z981 Kodak Camera. Good buy?

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    Just bought the Kodak Easyshare Z981 camera from China mart (Walmart) and I was wondering if anyone has one of these. It retails for about $300 but it was on sale for $199 has 14 MP and 26X. Reading the specs it has a panoramic feature that allows the camera to put 3 pictures together into one picture. Has a lot of nice features.

    Not sure how much 26X zoom is, I am used to the 4X but I take a lot of nature shots and a lot of shots I want to take , I can't without the zoom. Saw a coyote in the field outside my house yesterday but he was too far for a 4X zoom but I hope the 26X can put me right there. Also has video and sound.

    Anybody have one or seen one? I won't get mine for a week because the deal was only on line.
     
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    Is that optical or digital zoom? Can't hardly go wrong at that price.
     
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    I have a Kodak Easyshare Z712is ... my second Easyshare camera.
    KODAK EASYSHARE Z712 IS Zoom Digital Camera

    I have been using Kodak's cameras and software for several years now and I love it. No complaints.

    The video option on my camera is wonderful! It's come in handy more times than I can count. I love to take pictures and I've used many cameras over the years. Kodak cameras take great photos and I would recommend one to you, but you just ordered one. *wink*

    Have fun when you get your new camera zzzz!
     
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    According to the manual I downloaded I can take a video and make still pictures from it. The 26X is optical zoom. It also has short burst capability where it can take 3 stills in less than 3 seconds or 9 stills in just over a second. In case you want to see your golf swing or the motion of a hummingbirds wings. I know it will take a little while to figure everything out, if ever, but the zoom is what sold it for me.
     
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    I LOVE my kodak easy share camera. Its a few years old now and still works like a charm. Its easy to work and understand. I dont like things to complicated and this fit the bill.

    I cant see how you can go wrong for that price. Mine is in light sapphire blue. :)

     
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    Asking if it's a good buy after you've already bought one...

    Not exactly hep to the timing of your questions, are you?

    ;)
     
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    You've got 2-3 weeks to return electronics to W.M. no questions asked. With receipt of course. :D

    I took back a p.o.s. tv just because I didn't like it. I had my sob story down pat. Before I could open my mouth, the gal had already printed out the return ticket. That's one thing I like about that place. Before they came along, returning merch anywhere was a huge pain in the ass.
     

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