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Kodak announces six new digital compact cameras

Kodak announces six new digital cameras, a major launch for a company that's supposed to be getting out of the low-end digital camera business. It makes you wonder what is "low-end" these days. Kodak introduces the new EasyShare M-Series which consists of four cameras, the M753, M853, M873 and M883. The cameras will be available in the next quarter and retail for prices from $149 to $229. Kodak also announces the Z1275 offering 12 Megapixels and 5x optical zoom, and the ZD710 with 7 Mp and 10x optical zoom, both for $249...

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Kodak announces six new digital compact cameras - digital camera and photography newsIntroducing Four Thin, Stylish, Affordable and Feature-Packed Cameras and  Two High Zoom Z-Series Cameras

Eastman Kodak Company today announced the global launch of a new sleek line of zoom digital cameras for the style- savvy consumer. The KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series consists of four fashionable cameras, the M753, M853, M873 and M883, all of which are capable of capturing exceptional pictures at an attractive price.

"The style/value segment has become an increasingly important category in the digital imaging market," said Phil Scott, Director of Marketing, KODAK Digital Capture and Devices. "Our M-Series line brings consumers the opportunity to expand their picture-taking experience by converging stylish, compact designs and quality digital imaging technology, with affordable pricing."


The Kodak M753 and M853

The KODAK EASYSHARE M753 and M853 Zoom Digital Cameras are equipped with 3x optical zoom lenses and 7- and 8-megapixel resolution respectively, which allows consumers to print clear, crisp images up to 30" x 40" in size. Memories captured with the KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras are displayed on a vibrant 2.5-inch LCD screen, perfect for instantly sharing clear, bright pictures and videos whether inside or outdoors.

The pocketable design of the KODAK EASYSHARE M753 and M853 is further enhanced through a variety of colors. The M753 is available in black, silver, purple, copper, pink and blue, while the M853 is produced in white, red, graphite, silver and espresso. The brilliant colored cameras are complemented by a full range of fun camera accessories designed for the fashion-conscious person.


The Kodak M873 and M883

Two additional zoom digital cameras in the KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series line are the M873 and M883, both offering 8-megapixel resolution and high ISO settings. While maintaining its sleek design, the M883, with built-in face detection technology, allows consumers to view their pictures and videos on a huge 3-inch LCD screen. The all-metal bodies of the M873 and M883 come in silver and black with the M883 also produced in red.


Kodak M-Series Features

The KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras are loaded with a vast array of features that make great picture-taking incredibly simple. From high ISO settings that produce clearer pictures in low-light situations, to Digital Image Stabilization and KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, the features onboard the KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras help consumers take consistently better shots.


Kodak M-Series Pricing

The KODAK EASYSHARE M753 Camera will retail for US $149 (MSRP) beginning in June 2007, the M853 and M873 will follow in August, retailing for US $179 (MSRP) and US $199 (MSRP) respectively. The M883 will be available in September and will retail for US $229 (MSRP). The fashionable camera accessories range from US $9.99 to $49.99 (MSRP) and can be found on http://www.kodak.com.


Additional Cameras Introduced - Z1275 and ZD710

Also announced today, are the new KODAK EASYSHARE Z1275 and ZD710 Zoom Digital Cameras.

The Z1275 is a small sized high-zoom digital camera, offering 12-megapixel imaging and 5x optical zoom with photographically-advanced features.

The 7-megapixel ZD710 is a versatile, fully-automatic zoom digital camera with 10x optical zoom and high ISO.

And like the M-Series cameras, both the Z1275 and ZD710 are equipped with features that help consumers take consistently better shots, like Digital Image Stabilization and KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology.

The Z1275 and ZD710 are both available from August 2007 and will retail for US $249 (MSRP).
June 12, 2007
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