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Kodak S-1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Announced

Kodak S-1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Announced - Kodak has announced an updated range of digital cameras including details on their Micro Four Thirds camera, new Smart Lens cameras, and a 65x ultra zoom camera.

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Kodak PixPro AZ651

Kodak has announced an updated range of digital cameras at CES 2014, including the new Kodak Pixpro AZ651, with a massive 65x optical zoom lens, as shown above.
  • Kodak Pixpro AZ651 - 65x optical zoom lens, 24-1560mm equivalent, 3inch, OIS, Spring 2014
  • Kodak Pixpro AZ421 - 42x optical zoom, Q2 2014
  • Kodak Pixpro AZ525 - 52x optical zoom, Wi-Fi
Kodak Pixpro SL10

Kodak is also introducing a range of "Smart Lens" cameras that can be attached to iOS and Android smartphones, and are due for release in Spring 2014:
  • SL10 - 10x optical zoom, 28-280mm equivalent, OIS, 1080p video, Wi-Fi, SRP £149
  • SL25 - 25x optical zoom, 24-600mm equivalent, OIS, 1080p video, Wi-Fi, SRP £199
As well as further details on their entry into the Micro Four Thirds compact system camera market:

PixPro S-1

The Kodak PIXPRO S-1, features a 16 megapixel BSI CMOS 4/3rds sensor, 3inch screen, Wi-Fi, sensor shift image stabilisation, 1080p, 30fps video, lithium-ion battery as well as a kit price of $499 or $599 with twin lens kit. The lenses on offer, shown at CES 2014, include a 12-45mm f/3.5-6.3 collapsable kit lens, and a 42.5-160mm telephoto zoom lens. We will be adding more details as we receive them.

From Kodak: KODAK PIXPRO DIGITAL DEVICES BROADENS LINE UP IN 2014 - Expansion in Mega-Zoom Bridge Category, Introduction of Rugged, All Weather HD Camcorders, Brand New Smart Phone Lenses and Micro Four Thirds Model Solidifies KODAK PIXPRO Brand as an Industry Leader in Digital Imaging Technology.

LAS VEGAS, NV, January 7, 2014 – JK Imaging Ltd., the worldwide licensee for KODAK PIXPRO Digital Cameras and Devices, announced today its full 2014 line of digital imaging products. Building on last year’s initial launch, this year’s line-up broadens the very successful Astro Zoom Bridge category, introduces all weather, rugged HD action cams and makes a technology statement with an all new, cutting edge Smart Phone lenses and an affordable option to the highend Micro Four Thirds camera category.

The updated KODAK PIXPRO suite of cameras will continue to offer consumers a variety of feature rich,
long-zoom options at very attractive price points. The 2014 Astro Zoom line is highlighted with
the flagship 65x optical zoom AZ651. This model retails for a MSRP of $349; features a 24mm wide-angle
lens; 1080p HD Video; 3.0” articulating LCD; OIS and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The
AZ651 is scheduled to go on sale in spring 2014.

Additional models in the KODAK PIXPRO Astro Zoom Camera line offer outstanding performance and
a wide range of affordable price points, including the AZ251, AZ362 (25x & 36x optical zoom), AZ421
(42x optical zoom, Q2 2014 launch) and AZ525 (52x optical zoom plus new Wi-Fi capability). Models
are priced respectively from $139 -$249 (MSRP) and offer a popular bridge style camera to suit all
budgets and levels of photography experience.

With the introduction of the brand new KODAK PIXPRO SMART LENS® camera models SL10 and
SL25, consumers now have a viable option to outfit their existing iOS or ANDROID smartphones with
a snap on lens boasting powerful 10x or 25x optical zoom. The SMART LENS® Camera is also wireless
for added flexibility and can be controlled via a free app. Features on the SL10 ($199 MSRP) include
10x optical zoom, 1080p video, 28-280mm wide angle lens, optical image stabilization (OIS), a micro
SD card and compatibility with iOS/ANDROID phones. The SL25 ($299 MSRP) adds 25x optical zoom
and a 24mm ultra-wide-angle lens. The SMART LENS® devices will be available in spring 2014.

Kodak PixPro Rear S1 Lcddemo

Leveraging technical prowess and manufacturing excellence, the KODAK PIXPRO Camera line will
introduce its first micro four thirds camera with the S-1. The S-1 is WiFi® enabled, boasts a 16MP BSI
CMOS 4/3” sensor, a 3.0" 920 articulating LCD, sensor shift OIS, 1080p 30fps H.264 FHD Video and
lithium-ion battery. The S-1 is priced competitively at $499 MSRP for the entry-level single lens kit
and $599 MSRP for a double lens kit and is perfect for the avid photographer looking for a high
performance model in a slim and compact design.

Kodak Pixpro S1 Back

The KODAK PIXPRO line also includes two new waterproof, freeze-proof, dust-proof and shock-proof
1080p HD video devices:

The entry-level SPZ1 Action Cam ($139 MSRP) offers 3x optical zoom, 14MP CMOS sensor and Video Image Stabilization.
Kodak PixPro SP1

The step up SP1 Action Cam features a 160 degree ultra-wide-angle lens and built-in Wireless capability. The SP1 is attractively priced at ($169-$229 MSRP) and offers three optional accessory packs depending on retailer, giving consumers even more flexibility to choose from options including a handlebar attachment, head/helmet strap, surfboard, suction cups and other attachments for capturing life’s adventures in full HD.

For customers who value the convenience of a quality point-and-shoot compact camera, the KODAK PIXPRO Friendly Zoom line of point-and-shoot digital cameras is also available, with price points ranging from $69 - $129 (MSRP) with many automatic and very easy to use features.

KODAK PIXPRO devices are available in leading national and International retailers and online including Tesco, Argos, Boulanger, Carrefour, Dixons (Curry’s, PC World), Conforama.

For more information and for product availability, please visit: http://kodakcamera.jkiltd.com


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8 Jan 2014 1:52PM
I remember Kodak was one of the first companies involved into the 4/3rds system, and the licensee has kept their low prices strategy. Let's wait and see what they will come up with.

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SL10 looks so much like the Sony QX10 it hurts.
Whats the betting that Sony make it for Kodak? Wink

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