I looked at Kodaks when I bought my camera sometime ago, but not that model. I bought an Olympus C-3000 Zoom. It is very good camera and you can get them for much less than I paid for it. When I researched cameras I read reviews at the following sites:
You will probably end-up spending another $100 on accessories, such as extra memory and batteries, and a battery charger. I also bought a tripod for product and how to article shots for this web site.
One thing you most certainly do not want to do is buy a camera on the Internet before going to show room somewhere and putting your pea pick'n hands on it. Larry