Kodak has recently launched its new dual Lens EasyShare V610 digital camera in India, which is only 2.3cm thick and offers a 10x zoom equivalent to 38-380mm, making it the smallest camera in the world with a big zoom range.
The Kodak EasyShare V610 is Kodak’s second dual lens camera after EasyShare V570 which was designed for wide-angle shooting. The V610’s two lenses give it a total focal range of 38 – 380 mm.
Kodak claims that its EasyShare V610 digital camera is world’s smallest 10x optical zoom camera and it is also one of the world’s first consumer cameras with Bluetooth connectivity built in.
Using Kodak Retina Dual Lens Technology, the new Kodak Easyshare V610 digital camera offer a zoom lens of 38-114mm and a second zoom lens of 130-380mm in the same camera.
The Kodak EasyShare V610 digital camera has two 1/2.5 inch, 6.1 megapixel CCD sensors inside it, one for each lens, and has a large, high resolution 2.8 inch 230,000 picels LCD screen on the rear of the camera.
In addition to offering 23 different scene modes for various shooting environment, the Kodak V610 also has an advanced video mode allowing user zoom when shooting 640×480 video at 30fps with sound, a digital stabilizer to reduce the effects of camera-shake, and facility of printing snapshots from individual video frames.
Kodak EasyShare V610 has 32MB of built-in memory, of which only 28MB can be used for photo storage, which is sufficient enough to hold 14 photos at the highest resolution. It uses Secure Digital or MultiMedia cards for additional storage.
The Kodak V610 has a 2.8 inch 230,000 pixels LCD display as view finder and it is equipped to record video at 640 x 480, 640 x 480 (long) or 320 x 240 pixels at 30 fps with sound. Video is recorded in the Quicktime with audio format.
Other features of Kodak V610 digital camera include Bluetooth 2.0 support for wireless connectivity allowing one to share photos wirelessly with other bluetooth enabled devices like computers, printers and mobile phones. In addition Kodak V610 has a panorama stitch mode featuring up to 180ï¿½ of wide-angle coverage.
Weighing just about 160 grams, the Kodak Easyshare V610’s is 111 mm wide, 55.5 mm high and 23.2 mm thick. The camera is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion Battery Pack (3.7V, 720mAh).
Kodak EasyShare V610 Features
- 6.36 MP megapixel
- 1/2.5 inch CCD that delivers 6.1 effective megapixels
- Range of image sizes (2832 x 2128, 2832 x 1888 (3:2), 2304 x 1728, 2048 x 1536, 1200 x 900) which are recorded as JPEGs
- Two lenses: First is an optical zoom lens equivalent to 38-114 on a 35mm format camera. The second is an optical zoom lens equivalent to 130-380mm.
- 32Mb of built-in memory
- 10X optical zoom
- KODAK RETINA Dual Lens Technology
- Embedded BLUETOOTH 2.0 Wireless Technology
- 2.8 in. (7.1 cm) 230,000 pixels high resolution color display
- 6.1 MP for prints up to 30 x 40 in. (76 x 102 cm)
- On-camera picture enhancing features
- Weight 160 grams
- Dimension – 111(W) ï¿½ 55.5 (H) ï¿½ 23.2 mm (D) mm,
Kodak EasyShare V610 is available across India for a price of Rs. 22,999/- which includes one year warranty.