Steve's Digicams - Breaking News - Kodak 01/08/2009 Press Release
Press Releases - January 8, 2009
Rugged new KODAK Digital Video Camera enables on-the-go HD video capture
Never miss a moment with pocketable and weather-resistant video companion
Rochester, N.Y., January 8 -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today introduced the new KODAK Zx1 Digital Video Camera, a compact and rugged digital device that enables "go-anywhere" High Definition recording.
The Zx1 allows users to shoot and share high-quality video quickly and simply, with 720p HD video capture - at 60 or 30 fps - a vibrant 2.0-inch LCD screen, and built-in software for easy editing and sharing of content to YouTube and other social media and networking websites.
"More than ever, people want to capture moments on the go and quickly and easily share them," says John Blake, General Manager Digital Capture and Devices, Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company. "The Zx1 is a fun and interactive way to engage in this kind of storytelling - it's both small and smart, and enables people to record virtually anything, virtually anywhere, and then quickly upload content to video-sharing and social networking websites."
The KODAK Zx1 Digital Video Camerais designed to meet these needs at the touch of a button -- no lens cap, dials to turn or settings to adjust. The new camera's advanced feature set includes:
Uploading to YouTube
YouTube is the world's most popular online video community, and the Kodak and YouTube relationship enables consumers to quickly and easily upload videos to YouTube from the simple and powerful video editing software that comes with the camera.
A range of accessories are available for the KODAK Zx1 Digital Video Camera, including:
Pricing and Availability
The KODAK Zx1 Digital Video Camera will be available from April 2009, and retail for US.95 MSRP.
*Record approximately 20 minutes per 1GB at HD 30fps.