Kodak EasyShare Handheld Picture Viewer

Kodak has announced a new picture viewer that fits right into their EasyShare line of products. The picture viewer is slightly larger than a deck of cards (3.4 x 2.3 x 0.5-inches) and houses a 2.5-inch 201K color LCD screen.

The viewer has a built in 32MB of storage, this is pretty pathetic considering the price of internal memory today, but you can insert your own MMC/SD cards to upgrade the capacity. An internal Lithium-Ion battery will last you around 3 hours of picture viewing with the ability to recharge the unit in 4 hours through a USB cable or Kodak’s EasyShare Printer Dock Series 3. The device also has a red button that allows you to select and mark pictures for printing or email through the printer dock. The viewer is also PictBridge and ImageLink compatible for easy printing to other types of printers.

Expect to see the Kodak EasyShare Picture Viewer in retail stores come the end of May for a pretty low price of around $150, or you can already grab it online through links on Kodak’s website. I wonder if they will come out with a version with more storage to compete with the likes of the Epson P-2000 and Apple’s iPod Photo.


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