Heading Kodaku2019s four new releases is the Z612, which includes a 12x optical Schneider-Kreuznach lens.

Heading Kodak?s four new releases is the Z612, which includes a 12x optical Schneider-Kreuznach lens.

The 6MP camera includes a 2.5in LCD and captures 30fps movies utilising MPEG-4 compression. Image-stabilisation technology reduces the effect of camera shake that can cause blurring.

Alongside 16 scene modes, the Z612 offers: manual, aperture priority and shutter priority modes.

Kodak?s colour science chip promises: sharp portraits, accurate skin tones and exposures, and rich colours. Effects such as auto-image enhance and cropping can also be applied from within the camera.

Pictures can be stored on a removable SD/MMC or on the 27Mb internal memory, other features include: a live histogram; five colour modes; first and last burst modes and a Share button for tagging pictures for print.

Hitting the shops in May, the Z612 will retail for £299.99.

Incorporating a 6MP CCD, the style-led V603 includes a 3x optical Schneider-Kreuznach C-Variogon lens and 2.5in LCD.

Available in April for £299.99 the V603 includes Kodak Perfect Touch technology along with a selection of scene and colour modes, including panorama. It can also capture 30fps movies with MPEG-4 compression and image stabilisation technology.

Kodak has also announced two entry-level compacts. The C643 and C533 are designed for newcomers to digital photography and will be available in March.

Featuring a 6MP CCD and 3x optical zoom, the £149.99 C643 has a 2.4in LCD and can capture movies at a rate of 30fps. The £129.99 C533 has a 5MP CCD, 1.8in LCD and 3x optical zoom.

Find out more at www.kodak.com