LCD and Viewfinder
Kodak S-1 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 920k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
S-1 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Sony Alpha NEX-6 (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Kodak S-1 can shoot continuously at max speed of 5 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately S-1 doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes and Kodak also includes a small external flash with the S-1 that you can mount on when you need.
Kodak S-1 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 25 points to choose from.
Kodak S-1 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Kodak S-1, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps and save in and formats. Full HD resolution of Kodak S-1 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
S-1 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a None speaker.
Kodak S-1 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider or in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Kodak S-1 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11 b/g/n, Eye-Fi compabitble) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
Battery Kodak S-1 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 410 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 354 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Kodak S-1 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Kodak S-1 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Kodak S-1 is $249.89