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Kodak announces Kodak SLICE compact digital camera with touchscreen

11 January, 2010 (09:10) | Compact Camera, Kodak | By: Camera News


Kodak has announced a new compact digital camera with a large touchscreen. The camera is called Kodak SLICE and also features 14 megapixels and 5x optical zoom.

Some key features for the Kodak SLICE camera:
-3.5″ 16:9 LCD touchscreen
-14 megapixel image sensor
-5x optical zoom lens
-Capture HD video with 720p/30fps quality
-Optical image stabilization
-Share Button for easy upload to Facebook, KODAK Gallery, Flickr, YouTube sites and e-mail

The Kodak SLICE will be available in April 2010 and cost about $350.

Press release:
KODAK SLICE Touchscreen Camera Lets You Share and Relive Moments Instantly

New Digital Camera Boasts Sleek Exterior with Thousands of KODAK Moments Inside

Rochester, NY, Jan. 6 — Eastman Kodak Company today announced the latest addition to its consumer digital product portfolio, designed to make it easier than ever for people to share pictures with family and friends anytime, anywhere. The KODAK SLICE Touchscreen Camera lets consumers carry a personal photo album worth sharing and reliving at all times. With a sleek and intuitive 3.5-inch touchscreen, and the KODAK SLICE Search Feature, consumers can find the pictures they want from up to 5,000 that can be stored on internal memory. Then, they can easily share those pictures right from the back of the camera.

“Kodak knows that consumers want the ability to share life’s memories at a moment’s notice, whether it’s pictures that evoke a tear or just the funny everyday moments,” said John Blake, General Manager, Digital Capture and Devices and Vice President, Kodak. “The power of sharing and reliving life’s moments drove the development of our new SLICE Camera. It provides instant access to all of your KODAK Moments, and it’s right at your fingertips.”

Store, Sort and Share with the SLICE Camera
With the ability to store up to 5,000 pictures in HD resolution, the SLICE Camera’s onboard KODAK SLICE Search Feature and Face Recognition allow consumers to sort through thousands of pictures by person, place, date, or occasion in order to locate and share a collection of treasured moments.

The touchscreen and Share Button allow consumers to tag pictures directly on the camera for effortless uploading to popular sharing sites including Facebook, KODAK Gallery, Flickr, and YouTube. Pictures can also be tagged to email or to send directly to the new KODAK PULSE Digital Frame.

KODAK SLICE Touchscreen Camera features include:

Intuitive 3.5-inch, 16:9 LCD touchscreen with anti-reflective coating

KODAK SLICE Search Feature and Face Recognition to easily sort, locate and share pictures

Share Button for easy upload to Facebook, KODAK Gallery, Flickr, YouTube sites and e-mail

Store up to 5,000 pictures in HD resolution

Stunning image quality with a 14MP CCD sensor and 5X SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH Lens

Built-in optical image stabilization

720p/30fps HD video capture

Kodak’s exclusive Smart Capture feature, which analyzes scenes and automatically adjusts camera settings to deliver beautiful pictures more often

Compatible with PC or APPLE iLife Software

Li-Ion rechargeable battery included

The KODAK SLICE Touchscreen Camera will be available in black, nickel and radish for US $349.95 MSRP beginning in April 2010. Best Buy will initially be the exclusive retailer for in-store sales. The KODAK SLICE Touchscreen Camera will also be sold online at and

Kodak is also introducing a case for the SLICE Camera, which was designed in a competition among accessories students at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City. The final case design was chosen by celebrated designer Steve Madden and FIT faculty.

*Colors and availability may vary by region

About Kodak
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© Kodak, 2010. KODAK and SLICE are trademarks of Kodak. SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH is a trademark of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH used under license by Kodak.

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