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Kodak S1 launch the first MFT with APP and Full HD video

Kodak had quite the surprise for the camera world today: the company announced that it will be soon joining the Micro Four Thirds standard with a new mirrorless camera called the S1. This is a great news, Kodak finally made ​​the first MFT camera, having previously manufactured by Panasonic with Olympus followed by other brands such as Sony, Nikon, Pentax and Canon.

The camera will reportedly contain a backside-illuminated CMOS sensor manufactured by Sony, which means the camera should have pretty serious imaging capabilities. Kodak S1 is equipped with a tilt LCD screen, hot shoe adapter, a dedicated video recording button, customizable function buttons, and a built-in Wi-Fi and APP system that will allow control of your camera via your mobile devices.

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S1 the first MFT camera from Kodak. Image: 5a.biglobe.ne.jp
The Kodak S1 is the first camera in a cooperative venture between Kodak and JK Imaging.   Because the S1 is a micro 4/3 camera, users will have an arsenal of lenses from which to choose. 

Kodak and JK Imaging are planning on releasing their own lenses as well – starting with 2 micro 4/3 zoom lenses. The double lens kit that will probably include the two smaller zoom lenses will be available at a price of $599.

Kodak S-1 comes equipped with a 16 Megapixel BSI CMOS 4/3'' sensor as well as a 3-inch 920k-dot articulated LCD monitor that allows you to capture the desired images from any angle you want. 

The new Kodak S-1 is capable of capturing 1080p H.264 Full HD video footage at 30 frames per second. The S-1 is priced competitively at $499 MSRP for the entry-level single lens kit and $599 MSRP for a double lens kit and is perfect for the avid photographer looking for a high performance model in a slim and compact design.

Although Kodak has only recently made ​​a MFT camera, but with a variety of features and technologies offered on the Kodak S1, then you will get a camera with a unique capability in the mirrorless camera catagory. Cooperation between Kodak with JK Imaging is expected to create evolving in a new direction, so the photography enthusiasts have a choice of a smart camera with a more affordable price.


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