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Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camera Giveaway

by on September 23, 2009
in Cameras and Photography, Giveaways, Camcorders, Photo / Video Sharing :: 605 comments

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Congratulations to Mike A. from Oklahoma on winning the giveaway!

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Oooh! Another cool giveaway!

Yes,we're giving away a Kodak Zi8 in the vibrant raspberry color you see in the picture! To enter, just add a comment below.

Want more chances to win? Everyone who subscribes to our newsletter during the giveaway will get an additional entry. And, if you forward the newsletter to a friend using the "Forward to a friend" button, you get another entry (maximum of one additional entry per week)

The giveaway will end at 11:59pm on October 6, 2009. Only one post per household.



Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camera

Kodak Zi8 HD Pocket Video Camera (list price $179.95)
This is a 1080p HD camcorder with electronic image stabilization that can also take 5 megapixel still images. It has an expandable SD/SDHC card slot that can hold up to 32 GB, allowing you to record up to 10 hours of HD video (SD card not included).

Kodak Zi8 interface and screenOn the back there is a 2.5 in. color LCD screen—you can even watch your movies in slo-mo. And just swing out the USB arm to upload, share, and charge. There is also an included HDMI cable for outputting video to your TV.

The bundled Kodak software let's you:

  • Edit and trim videos, add pictures and music to your videos
  • Grab still images from video frames
  • Upload to Facebook™ and YouTube™ right from the software

Kodak Zi8 remoteWe're also including the hard-to-find remote accessory ($9.95) that will allow you to record from a distance or control playback on your TV.

The camera is compatible with PC and MAC operating systems, but the software is PC only.

Official Rules

We will randomly select a winner from the entries. No purchase is necessary to win. Void where prohibited. U.S. residents only. Click here for the full rules.

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From john ferris on October 03, 2009 :: 2:11 pm

I sure can use this.


From julieh on October 03, 2009 :: 2:26 pm

This camera is so much better than what I usually use for a camera—my cell phone!


From roseh2o19 on October 03, 2009 :: 3:08 pm



From Jeff Tish on October 03, 2009 :: 3:31 pm

I need a new video camera, my old one is 11 yrs old.


From Diane Baum on October 03, 2009 :: 4:26 pm

This would make a wonderful birthday present for my hubby.


From Roger Scott DotoƱos on October 03, 2009 :: 4:30 pm

Looks really cool!


From bill lenihan on October 03, 2009 :: 4:41 pm

that’s the coolest camera i’ve ever seen


From ky2here on October 03, 2009 :: 5:32 pm

I’ve never owned a camcorder.  What a great way to start.


From Lilac Lieben on October 03, 2009 :: 7:15 pm

Awesome prize.  I would really love to have this item.


From Leanne on October 03, 2009 :: 7:17 pm

I have had nothing but good experiences with kodak products! This would be an awesome one to add to the collection!


From Suzanne K on October 03, 2009 :: 7:26 pm

Love the color, and I’ve wanted a video camera forever!  Thanks!


From Lori on October 03, 2009 :: 7:55 pm

I have a Kodak digital camera and would love to win the video camera.  It has had great reviews.


From steve stone on October 03, 2009 :: 8:01 pm

great prize


From Leona P on October 03, 2009 :: 8:04 pm

Kodak is a great brand I would love to win


From Susan Ledet on October 03, 2009 :: 8:20 pm

This is something that has been on my “I Want” list for quite awhile.  This one looks very easy to use and would be great to tuck away in my purse and have it handy with me always.
Thank you for the chance.


From Catherine Campbell on October 03, 2009 :: 8:33 pm

A Kodak camcorder, in time to take pictures of my 9 year old grandson on his birthday. Thanks for the opportunity


From Karen Bartz on October 03, 2009 :: 8:51 pm

Very Nice Camera. Thanks for the chance.


From Mimi the kitten on October 03, 2009 :: 10:00 pm

Thanks for the chance to win, and God bless you!


From John Darrow on October 03, 2009 :: 10:16 pm

Thanks for the opportunity to win this.


From Leanne Mohler on October 03, 2009 :: 10:54 pm

My camera is somewhere in storage in another state…I could really use this one!!


From Jill S on October 03, 2009 :: 11:36 pm

Looks so fun!  Thanks!


From Kelly on October 04, 2009 :: 12:32 am

Love this camera!


From donna m on October 04, 2009 :: 12:56 am

Cool site- and great phone!


From Deci Worland on October 04, 2009 :: 6:34 am

thank you, nice camcorder


From Steve Scott on October 04, 2009 :: 7:28 am

This would be great to send videos to grand parents.


From Mark on October 04, 2009 :: 8:24 am

I could really use this camera right now


From Sherri B. on October 04, 2009 :: 9:54 am

Would love to win this!!!!!  Thanks for the chance!


From Aisling on October 04, 2009 :: 9:56 am

I love the raspberry color, but the fact that this is an excellent camera is even better.


From Dave on October 04, 2009 :: 12:56 pm

Guess it’s time to replace that old VHS camcorder. This would be great for capturing holiday memories and perfect to take on vacations too. And it’s HD! Isn’t technology amazing? Thank you for the chance to win.


From Roberta on October 04, 2009 :: 1:39 pm

I would love to win this Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video
Camera. This has got to be the most amazing video camera on the market today. Most of them are available only in 720p, but this one is an astounding 1080p HD. And as if that is not enough, it has a 5mp digital camera also built-in. And along with the kitchen sink, it is coming with the super convenient and so hard to find remote control. Oh PLEASE let me win!!! Also, this raspberry color is techlicious!
Thank you to and Kodak for this completely sick giveaway!
Also I am subscribing to your newsletter.


From Rafael on October 04, 2009 :: 2:34 pm

It is a beautiful piece of tech. Everyone says it is a must buy.


From Nancy on October 04, 2009 :: 4:23 pm

Thanks for the chance to win such a cool camera.


From Debra F on October 04, 2009 :: 4:33 pm

I’ve been wanting one of these for a long time…I need to video my gorgeous children!


From Carol Casey on October 04, 2009 :: 4:36 pm

I would love to win this prize


From scottsgal on October 04, 2009 :: 5:27 pm

Love the raspberry color!


From Lisa H on October 04, 2009 :: 5:34 pm

Reviews sound great on this. Thank you.


From Annette D on October 04, 2009 :: 6:07 pm

I would love to win this video camera!  My son is really into photography and video and he would love it.


From Paula on October 04, 2009 :: 7:23 pm

I can really use a new video camera. My old one just bit the dust.  Thanks for the opportunity!


From Michael on October 04, 2009 :: 7:49 pm

Every thing looks better in HD. Including my adorable children and beautiful wife. A must have for any family.


From kk on October 04, 2009 :: 8:59 pm

Thank you!


From Thomas Gerber on October 04, 2009 :: 9:11 pm

This would be a great camera to have.  I hope I win!


From Renee H. on October 04, 2009 :: 9:29 pm

I really hope that I could win this!


From christopher h on October 04, 2009 :: 9:41 pm

great giveaway - would love to win this


From Kristie Noguera on October 04, 2009 :: 10:14 pm

That is a great peice of equipment.


From JoD on October 04, 2009 :: 10:21 pm

I love this! I have a camcorder…my grandpa’s old VHS camcorder. I can’t even find VHS anymore. This would be a major upgrade.


From Geoff K on October 04, 2009 :: 10:36 pm

Perfect timing for this giveaway, with the holidays fast approaching - would love the chance to win the Kodak Zi8 and capture all of those terrific memories on a camera that would be a definite upgrade from my current antique.  Thanks!


From Danielle on October 04, 2009 :: 10:40 pm

i would love to win this to videotape my niece! shes only 3 months old and cute as a button. trust me.



From Jennifer on October 04, 2009 :: 10:46 pm

This would be great to win.  I love Kodak products.  Thanks for the chance!


From Paula H on October 04, 2009 :: 11:06 pm

This would be nice to win.


From Marie Koepp on October 04, 2009 :: 11:10 pm

would love to win one of these since I now have a grandbaby, it would come in handy.


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