Kodak Z8612 Review
|Full model name:||Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS|
|Sensor size:||1/2.5 inch
(5.8mm x 4.3mm)
|Extended ISO:||64 - 3200|
|Shutter:||16 - 1/3200|
4.1 x 2.6 x 2.8 in.
(104 x 66 x 71 mm)
|Weight:||10.2 oz (290 g)|
|Full specs:||Kodak Z8612 specifications|
Kodak Z8612 IS Intro
The Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS sports a 12x optically stabilized zoom coupled to an eight megapixel CCD imager and a 2.5-inch 230K pixel LCD.
Kodak Z8612 IS Features
The Kodak Z8612 IS offers full PASM (Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual) exposure modes for the enthusiast, plus 17 scene modes to help those that don't want to deal with shutter speeds, apertures and the like. The Z8612 features an ISO range of 64-1,600 (up to 3,200 at reduced resolution), and can display your photos in high-definition using Kodak's optional HDTV dock. Kodak offers a number of options to power the EasyShare Z8612 IS: Lithium CRV3 disposable, Kodak KLIC-8000 Li-ion rechargeable, 2 AA lithium batteries, an AC adapter or camera dock. Photos and movies taken with the Z8612 are stored on SD/SDHC cards plus 21MB of built-in memory.
Additional Kodak Z8612 IS features and details (adapted from the press release):
- The Z8612's all glass 12X SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON Optical Zoom Lens (36–432 mm) zooms in fast to deliver extraordinary creative performance
- The Kodak Z8612 IS features a fast f/2.8–f/4.8 lens
- Capture sharp, steady shots when shooting at long zoom ranges with optical image stabilization
- However you choose to print -- at home, at retail, or online -- trust Kodak for picture quality that's truly exceptional and for memories that will last
- Capture beautiful HD pictures with the Z8612 IS in 16:9 format
- View your pictures in high definition on an HDTV or other HD devices
- Show off your still photography in vivid HD with the Kodak EasyShare HDTV Dock (optional accessory)
- Connect to your Kodak EasyShare HDTV Dock however you want; place your Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS on it, use an SD card, USB flash drive, or card reader attached to the USB port
- Display your photos as single pictures, multi-up, or in slideshow format
- Capture consistently great shots with the Z8612 IS by utilizing features such as on-camera cropping, capture grid line display, and histogram. Get exceptional results using smart scene mode, Kodak Perfect Touch Technology, high ISO, and others.
- The Kodak Z8612 IS offers advanced creativity, with program, aperture and shutter priority, as well as full manual mode (PASM)
- The Z8612 IS is part of the Kodak EasyShare System, so sharing your pictures is amazingly simple. Just press Share.
Kodak Z8612 IS Pricing and Availability
Priced at US$249.95, the Kodak Z8612 IS goes on sale from March 2008.
Note: For details, test results, and analysis of the many tests done with this camera, please click on the tabs at the beginning of the review or below.