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Kodak Zi8 Pocket Camcorder Preview and Unboxing Goodness!

I’ve been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the Zi8 for quite some time. Now my excitement is forever encapsulated in time as I unbox this wonderous tech gem. Have a look and TRY not to drool at it’s shinyness. Seriously.

Nerdy specs after the jump..

  • Full HD 1080p video capture
  • Works with PC and Mac OS
  • 720p with 60 FPS as a “motion capture” option
  • Built-in image stabilization
  • Face tracking capabilities;
  • Vivid 2.5″ color LCD;
  • Flip-out USB for fast uploading, sharing, and charging;
  • 5 MP 16:9 widescreen HD still pictures;
  • Easy upload to Facebook and YouTube;
  • Record up to 10 hours of HD video* with the expandable SD/SDHC card slot that can hold up to 32 GB;
  • External microphone jack; (I’m going to use a lapel mic with mine)
  • HDMI cable included in box;

Check out the pocket camcorder at!

  • 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.

  • I love this little camera! The picture and sound quality are so far superior to my Flip camera it’s not even funny. Waaaaay better. Very quick and easy to use, bright colors, sharp images, good sound. I use this for my business in a variety of ways and it’s great.

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