Kodak Adds Four Cameras to its EasyShare Line


Kodak introduced four new EasyShare digital cameras, all in the midrange of pricing and features and planned for release in the spring of this year. The EasyShare C533 is a 5-megapixel model with a 3x optical zoom and a 1.8 inch LCD. It's the lowest-priced camera of this flurry of releases, selling for $199 and available in June of this year. The EasyShare C643 takes it up a notch, where its 6.1-megapixel sensor can be viewed through a 2.4 inch LCD. It also has a 3x optical zoom, and will be available in April for $249.

The EasyShare V603 is also a 6.1-megapixel camera with a slightly larger 2.5-inch LCD viewfinder. It adds 640x480 MPEG-4 video capability at 30 frames per second and will sell for $299 in April. The fourth model to be introduced today is the EasyShare Z612, whose claim to fame is a 12x optical zoom lens by Schneider-Kreuznach. Also priced at $299, it s a 6-megapixel camera with a 2.5 inch viewfinder and 640x480 video capability.

Kodak: Four new digicams [Imaging Resource via Engadget]