KODAK EASYSHARE V-Series Digital Cameras

The new KODAK EASYSHARE V550 and V530 zoom digital cameras blend video and still photography. The V550 and V530 cameras are equipped with 5-megapixel (MP) resolution sensors and the packages include the KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Frame Dock 2 -- which provides one-touch picture transfer to a connected computer while keeping the cameras' high-capacity battery charged and ready to go. Users can play video and photo `slideshows' on the cameras' high-resolution LCD screens. The V Model V550 has a SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH C-VARIOGON 3X optical zoom lens and nineteen scene modes such as beach, snow, sunset and party. The EASYSHARE V550 camera will be available worldwide beginning this June for US$399 (MSRP). The EASYSHARE V530 camera will be available worldwide beginning in July 2005 for US$349 (MSRP).

V-series cameras include KODAK EASYSHARE software for WINDOWS and MACINTOSH systems, providing effortless digital picture organization, editing, sharing and printing -- and even CD and DVD burning. The exclusive One Touch to Better Pictures feature takes advantage of proprietary color technologies developed by Kodak to help users get prints from inkjet printers. Version 5.0 -- available as a free download from www.kodak.com beginning this summer -- will feature new video editing tools that allow users to quickly and simply trim, splice, rotate and add music to videos.