If you are looking for a Kodak high performance compact digicam, the 10Pm Z1085 IS is the one to get. The new Easyshare Z-series is pushing hard on sensor sensitivity up to ISO 8000 at lower resolution with selected program mode, that’s about 1 1/3 stops of typical sensor would go at ISO 3200. The High ISO is something that could be useful at occasion low light shooting, you never know when you going to need one. It also features Kodak Smart Capture, the ‘one click we do the rest’ technology and supports HD capture up to 720p with optional HDTV dock to view HD capture or photo on your HDTV.
The Z1085 features the Schneider-Kreuznach, Varigon 5x optical zoom lens (35-175mm, 35mm equiv.) and optical image stabilization to counter hand-shake. It runs on lithium-ion or AA rechargeable batteries with a built-in 32MB, and storage supports SD and SDHC. The Z1085 IS has a MSRP price of $249.95 and it’s expected to ship around March 2008.
Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS / Z1285 [via dcresource]