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Video capture up to 1080p HD resolution; image quality is quite good for a mini camcorder; SD card slot; removable, rechargeable battery; bundled composite and HDMI cables; strong low-light performance; external mic jack; electronic image stabilization; 5-megapixel still capture; macro focus mode.
Kodak Zi8 Hard Drive Camcorder
$399.99 - $424.99
pros: Very nice picture, small learning curve, a number of picture quality options.
cons: Need an external microphone for decent sound, short battery life.
Kodak Zi8 Digital Camcorder -- Great Camera for the Price
The Kodak Zi8 camcorder is one of the top choices in the lower- to mid-level digital camcorder marke... See Full Review
pros: Good quality video. Image more stable than previous. Cheap.
cons: Washed out colors in non-perfect lighting. Bad mic. Software/Mac issues.
Big improvement on past models but still a Kodak
If you have read my other reviews, you will know that I am no fan of Kodak products but for some rea... See Full Review
pros: Great quality,Flip design,light,portable,
cons: bad zoom,bad in low lights,no lens cover
Great for any recording
I have loved to make videos for as long as i can remember. I love making and editing them for Youtub... See Full Review
pros: Fine quality video, handy, easy, different res video+still, toggles between "landscape" +"close-up."
cons: 1. Zoom a bit jerky, no lens cover, no internal memory to speak of.
Kodak Zi8: Great little camera -- with limitations
I've had this camera for about a year and a half. I love being able to grab it, stick it my pocket,... See Full Review
pros: Great picture; with an SD card you can record many hours worth of video.
cons: The zoom/stop/record joystick is very touchy and tiny.
For the price, can't beat it
I wasn't sure what to expect with this camera. For starters, it's really small, but that's not neces... See Full Review
pros: External Mic Jack, Standard SDHC cards, macro mode, Up to 1080p resolution, Replacable battery
cons: Hole in focus range, 1080p looks like 720p, Short battery life, No mono mode
Has It's Ups and Downs, But Ultimately it Has a Mic Jack
When I started up my new web site (Guy Techie at www.guytechie.com), I was thinking about doing YouT... See Full Review
pros: Very pocketable, great resolution, very easy to use
cons: HD format a bit tough on older computers
Great Little Camcorder for the money
I’ve been reading previews and reviews of the new “pocket” cameras from Flip and K... See Full Review
pros: Simple Controls, Variety Video Formats, 3.5mm Exterior Mic Input Jack - HDMI cord included!
cons: Doesn't ship with a SDHC Memory Card
Simple, Effective, Affordable - Perfect if on a budget!
Summary: I bought this video camera to take family videos of piano recitals, basketball games, etc.... See Full Review
pros: Very good video for the price point, easy to use.
cons: EIS doesn't do THAT much, would like a slightly longer battery life.
Not bad at all for the pricepoint and target consumers
My wife and I were looking for a handy little video camera that we could whip out and take quick vid... See Full Review
|Recording Media||Hard Drive|
|HDD Size||290 MB|
|Optical Zoom||Without Optical Zoom|
|Number of Pixels||5000K pixels|
|Image Sensor Type||CMOS|
|LCD / Viewfinder|
|LCD Screen Size||2.5 in.|
|Display Type||With LCD Screen|
|Focal Length||6.3 mm|
|Optical Zoom||Without Optical Zoom|
|Image Stabilizer||Digital Image Stabilizer|
|Memory Still Resolution||2.07 Megapixels|
|Digital Still Shot Mode||With Still Shot Capability|
|Max Still Image Size||1920 x 1080|
|MPEG Movie Mode||Without MPEG Movie Mode|
|Memory Card Support||SD Card|
|Output Interfaces||Composite (Video)|
|Battery Life||Up to 1.5 Hours|
|Battery Type||Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery|
|Included Accessories||Hand Strap|