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Kodak Zi8 review

Is this new mini camcorder a worthy update to its older brother?

By  from MacFormat Issue 217
Product Type
Digital Camcorder
Flash Memory Capacity
128 MB
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Number of Image Sensors
1
HDMI
Yes
Product Family
Z
Recording Media
Flash Memory, Memory Card
Digital Zoom
4x
Brand Name
Kodak
Screen Size
6.4 cm (2.5")
Video Formats
QuickTime MOV
Recording Formats
HD
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
Image Sensor Size
1/2.5"
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Total Camcorder Resolution
5 Megapixel
Maximum Video Lines
1080
Progressive Scan
Yes
USB
Yes
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Height
113.2 mm
Width
62 mm
Depth
21.5 mm
Colour
Raspberry
Video System
PAL
Product Series
Z
Focal Length
6.30 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Focus Modes
Fixed
Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Product Model
Zi8
Product Name
Zi8 High Definition Digital Camcorder
Aperture Range
f/2.8
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
8030777
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.kodak.com
Marketing Information

It's small enough to fit in your pocket, but why would you ever want to put it there? Whether out on the town or just hanging with friends, the Zi8 Pocket Video Camera captures every experience in stunning 1080p HD video. Stay in focus while you're on the move with integrated image stabilization. Then kick back and watch all the action on your HDTV or share your scene on Facebook or YouTube with a flick of the built-in USB arm. The Zi8 has all you need to define yourself in high definition.

Package Contents
  • Zi8 High Definition Digital Camcorder
  • Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7004
  • Adapter and Cable for Battery Charging
  • HDMI and AV Cables
  • Wrist Strap
  • User Guide
  • Software CD (ARCSOFT MEDIA IMPRESSION Software (PC only))
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Weight (Approximate)
110 g
White Balance Modes

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