Kodak expands its instant print offerings with the first two products from new SMILE line, now shipping on Amazon in time for Father’s Day and graduation season
June 05, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
ROCHESTER, N.Y. & EDISON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Kodak and C+A Global, an authorized brand licensee of Eastman Kodak Company, announced the availability of the KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera and the KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer. The latest addition to the instant print digital camera lineup, the KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera is the perfect gift for the dad or grad who wants to shoot and print memories instantly, while the KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer makes it easy to fully edit and print photos from a smartphone plus, enhance them with Augmented Reality. Embed videos with sound into printed pictures via the new KODAK SMILE App for iOS and Android and watch photos take on a whole new life.
“With the availability of the KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera and the KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer, consumers will get the satisfaction of instant physical photo prints with the digital conveniences to which they’ve become accustomed,” says Joel Satin, VP Brand Film and Imaging, Executive Director, Brand Licensing, Business Development at Eastman Kodak Company. “Both products offer fun, functionality and innovation at an affordable price point, while exciting new capabilities, like Augmented Reality through the KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer, bring a new element of interactivity and moving images to the still space.”
The KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera: Print in an Instant
The 10 mega-pixel KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera is a stylish camera that combines the nostalgia of instant analog photography with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology. Equipped with a delightful slide-open design and convenient LCD viewfinder, it’s now even easier to point, shoot and print 2”x3” ZINK adhesive-backed photos. The camera comes with a 10-second timer, automatic flash and a MicroSD card slot. With the built-in preview feature, photos can be reviewed and edited with filters and borders or transformed into a collage before printing for more fun and customization.
KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera is now available for $99.99 USD on Amazon.com.
The KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer: Print Fun Memories On-The-Go
The KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer offers a quick and easy way to print photos with its intuitive design. Easily load 2”x3” adhesive-backed ZINK photo paper with a quick slide insert that makes loading paper one fluid motion. Photos can be sent to the printer via BLUETOOTH connection using the free companion app, compatible with iOS and Android devices, Pictures can be edited and decorated right within the app, then printed or seamlessly shared on social media for everyone in your network to enjoy.
KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer is now available for $99.99 USD on Amazon.com.
The New KODAK SMILE App
The app features unique Augmented Reality capabilities to enhance the fun of instantly printing photos. Users are able to bring their photos to life by attaching any video from their media library, including sound, up to 30 seconds. Once the photo is printed using the SMILE Instant Digital Printer, anyone with the app can view the corresponding video by simply holding the smartphone over the picture. This feature is great for creating video photo albums and sharing special memories that can’t be captured in a still image alone. Embed videos with love notes, secret messages, funny stories and much more with the KODAK SMILE App.
Download the free KODAK SMILE App on the App Store or Google Play Store.
To request a media review kit of either products, please contact Alexis Isaacs at email@example.com.
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About C+A Global
C&A Marketing, Inc., doing business as C+A Global, is a leading manufacturer, distributor and online reseller of consumer products, electronics, cameras and photographic equipment. Headquartered in Edison, N.J, C+A Global operates several e-commerce platforms, including RitzCamera.com and Skymall.com. With over 50+ years of industry experience in its management team, the depth and breadth of C+A Global’s inventory is constantly expanding, as is its presence and reputation in the consumer products marketplace. Most recently, C+A Global added a brand-licensing agreement with Kodak to its expanding portfolio of brand partnerships.
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