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Kodak Easyshare M590 is the thinnest of the pack

It has been quiet for a while from the Kodak front, but today the company introduces the new stylish EasyShare M590, the world's thinnest 5x optical zoom digital camera. The new Kodak M590 comes with built-in image stabilization, Face Recognition, Smart Capture and a 2.7-inch bright LCD. The M590 will be available this fall for $199.95 in silver, red, purple and blue. At the same time Kodak introduces the new 10-inch version of its PULSE WiFi Digital Photo Frame that will be available this fall for $199.95...

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Kodak's Mary Irene Marek talks about the new M590 on YouTubeKODAK EASYSHARE M590 is World's Thinnest* 5X Optical Zoom Digital Camera; Company Will Also Offer Larger KODAK PULSE Digital Frame

Eastman Kodak Company today introduced the new KODAK EASYSHARE M590 Digital Camera, the ultimate social networking accessory for people who love to share their pictures. With Kodak's exclusive Share Button, consumers can tag pictures and videos directly on the camera for effortless uploading to popular social networking sites including FACEBOOK, KODAK Gallery, FLICKR, ORKUT, and YOUTUBE. Pictures can also be tagged to email and to send to any KODAK PULSE Digital Frame.

The new KODAK EASYSHARE M590 Digital Camera is the world's thinnest* 5X optical zoom digital camera. On top of its sleek, modern and stylish design, the camera also boasts advanced features including Kodak's Face Recognition feature that makes it simple for consumers to find and share the pictures they want, and Kodak's Smart Capture feature that helps them take better pictures automatically.

"We are thrilled to see how people have embraced Kodak's Share Button as an easier way to share life's moments with family and friends, in three simple steps," said Phil Scott, Vice President of Marketing, Digital Capture and Devices, Kodak. "With the new KODAK EASYSHARE M590 Digital Camera, we are continuing our commitment to bring to market innovative, intuitive and stylish products that make it fun and easy for today's socially savvy crowd to share all their favorite moments."

Kodak's Share Button gives consumers the ability to share pictures to multiple destinations at once; when they connect the camera to their computer, their pictures are automatically sent to the tagged destinations, saving valuable time and effort.

KODAK M590 Digital Camera Features:

• Share Button for easy upload to KODAK Gallery, FACEBOOK, FLICKR, ORKUT, and YOUTUBE sites, as well as email
• World's thinnest* 5X optical zoom digital camera (uses SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON lens)
• Built-in image stabilization
• Kodak's Face Recognition feature
• Kodak's Smart Capture feature
• 2.7-inch bright LCD with KODAK Color Science technology
• Li-Ion rechargeable batteries and in-camera charging
• HD picture and video capture
• Uses MICROSD/MICROSDHC Card


The KODAK EASYSHARE M590 Digital Camera will be available this fall for US $199.95 MSRP in silver, red, purple and blue at major retailers and Kodak.com.

New 10-inch KODAK PULSE Digital Frame

Kodak is also introducing a larger size for its popular and award-wining KODAK PULSE Digital Frame. The new 10-inch PULSE Digital Frame will be available this fall for US $199.95 MSRP at major retailers and Kodak.com. With all the features of Kodak's current 7-inch PULSE Digital Frame, including Wi-Fi connectivity and a customizable email address, the 10-inch PULSE Frame is the perfect gift for the holiday season. The KODAK PULSE Digital Frame makes it easy for consumers to keep their frames fresh with new pictures and share with family and friends. Pictures can be emailed directly to the PULSE Frame from mobile phones, computers and any device with email capability. It also connects to FACEBOOK and KODAK Gallery photo albums, offers easy set-up with no software to install, and has an intuitive touchscreen interface.

With the KODAK PULSE Digital Frame, there is always something new to look forward to.

KODAK Digital Camera Accessories

A range of accessories are available for the KODAK M590 Digital Camera including:

• New KODAK Gripping Tripods available this fall in a variety of colors
• KODAK Cases, Bags and Neck Straps
• KODAK MICROSDHC Memory Card
• KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7000
• Battery charger options including KODAK Li-Ion Universal Battery Charger K7700-C

* World's thinnest 5X optical zoom digital camera as of July, 2010
** Colors and availability may vary by region

Additional information: Kodak's Mary Irene Marek talks about the new M590 on YouTube
August 23, 2010
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