Kodak Playtouch camcorder and EasyShare M590

by Gareth Mankoo

Kodak has come out with a cool new Playtouch pocket camcorder that efficiently records video at 1080p. Additionally it also sports a SDHC card slot for storage. It also has a 3 inch capacitive touch screen that comes in handy when you have to edit images. Other features include easy USB data transfer, a HDMI jack and a dedicated button to share your grabs over the Internet (via Youtube and Facebook). Also announced is the EasyShare M590 that is slated to be the slimmest digital camera. It will sport a 2.7 inch LCD screen, image stabilization, face recognition, HD video capture, microSD card support, the aforementioned Share button and 5x optical zoom.

The Playtouch costs $230 while the EasyShare M590 will cost $200. They will ship by fall.

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