Between its ugly, chunky design and disappointing image quality, the Kodak EasyShare C653 is disappointing even as a budget snapshot camera. Five years ago, this 6-megapixel shooter might have barely passed muster, but today it's simply unacceptable. If you want decent pictures, you should seriously consider doling out the extra cash for aor an instead of this Kodak. For just a little more cash, you'll get a sleek, small, 7-megapixel camera that produces far nicer photos. The C653's sub-$150 price might look appealing, but it's simply not worth it.
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