Kodak Zi8

69
Global
Score
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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The Zi8 definitely represents an improvement for Kodak, but the camcorder was a disappointment overall. Even with its larger sensor, increased pixel count, and Full HD video recording, the Zi8 managed a lackluster performance in most of our video tests.
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Breakdown

Design and form factor
7.1
Video recording quality
8.3
Durability
8.0
Ease of use
6.4
Battery life
6.0
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Specs

Zi8

Type
Consumer
Form factor
Handheld
Sensor type
CMOS
Media type
Memory card
Image stabilization
Digital
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Specs

Zi8

Type
Consumer
Form factor
Handheld
Sensor type
CMOS
Media type
Memory card
Image stabilization
Digital
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