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Kodak Zi8 Camcorder Review

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Introduction

The Kodak Zi8 ($199 MSRP) is an ultracompact camcorder with some impressive specs: Full 1920 x 1080 HD recording, a 5 megapixel still image capability, and a 3.5mm external microphone jack. Even with these strong specs, however, we found the camcorder to be more of a disappointment than anything else.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color & Noise Performance
  4. Motion & Sharpness Performance
  5. Low Light Performance
  6. Compression & Media
  7. Manual Controls
  8. Still Features
  9. Handling & Use
  10. Playback & Connectivity
  11. Audio & Other Features
  12. JVC GC-FM1 Comparison
  13. Flip UltraHD Comparison
  14. Kodak Zx1 Comparison
  15. Conclusion
  16. Photo Gallery
  17. Specs and Ratings