updated 11:50 pm EST, Wed January 30, 2008
Kodak EasyShare Z1012 IS
At the Photo Marketing Association Show (PMA), Eastman Kodak added the EasyShare Z1012 IS Digital Camera - with 10-megapixel resolution and 12X optical zoom with optical image stabilization - to its line of Kodak EasyShare Consumer Digital Cameras. On the heel of two other EasyShare introductions at CES earlier this month, the compact Kodak EasyShare Z1012 IS camera features a high ISO (up to 3,200), a suite of exclusive features what it claims is "best in class" click-to-capture speed and auto-focus accuracy as well as smart capture technology that automatically identifies the scene and adjusts the settings to deliver an optimized picture in virtually any environment. , according to the company and advanced settings such as program, aperture and shutter priority, as well as full manual mode (PASM).
Kodak also added the ability for users to create a multimedia slideshow to combine pictures with music and transition effects directly on the right on camera. Kodak also touted the camera's face detection technology, which locates faces and automatically adjusts the camera settings.
In addition to the EasyShare Digital Cameras announced at CES, the Kodak EasyShare Z1012 IS offers HD-still capture and using the optional HDTV Dock can connect to any HDTV to process and display pictures from HD-enabled KODAK Digital Cameras, SD Memory Cards or USB drives.
The Kodak EasyShare Z1012 IS will retail for $300 and will be available in the first half of 2008. [via Let's Go Digital]