Product Type: Kodak Digital Photo Frame
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Kodak Easyshare P725
Member Name: jacb1983
Kodak Easyshare P725
Advantages: Displays digital photos in a traditional setting, lots of functions, good photo colours, ok price
Disadvantages: Doesn't store the promised 4000 images but is still good
I don't really print any images off these days as I did when I used to have a camera that took film. I do prefer digital cameras as they are cheaper in the long run than developing film photos but the only downside is I don't often see the photos after their taken unless I go on my computer.
My husband and I were bought a digital photoframe (the Kodak EasyShare P725) for our anniversary and I have to say it's one of the best presents we've had! The idea is that you load your digital photos onto the frame and it slowly scrolls through them, displaying each one in turn, so we can finally get to see the photos that we'd buried on an external drive months ago.
It's a very nice looking frame with the screen being about 7 inches on the diagonal and it shows photos in 800x600 resolution which is good enough for my liking. The outside of the frame is black and plastic but doesn't look cheap and I think it would look nice in most homes - it fits in with our livingroom well so I'm happy with it's appearance.
To use it you just put a memory card or a USB flash drive into the back of the photo frame and the quick start instructions tell you exactly what to do to copy your image files over to the frame.
There are buttons for different settings, such as how fast the images changes (this can be 5, 10 or 60 seconds and I normally set it on the slowest setting) but you can also put it on a setting that selects just one photo and doesn't scroll. I tend to put this on if guests are round as it can be distracting having the device constantly scrolling photos.
The photos themselves look good and the colours are bright and realistic. Apparently this digital photo frame can take up to 4000 photos but the most I've ever been able to fit on mine is about 300 small ones from my compact camera, so I think the 4000 must be for really tiny sized photos that take up hardly any memory.
Either way though, I'm happy with the storage amount and functionality of this digital photo frame and can recommend it.
Mine was a gift, but I believe they can be bought for around £40 - this isn't the cheapest digital photo frames around but it is a good quality, decent sized one at a reasonable price.
Summary: A good, reasonably priced digital photo frame from Kodak