The Kodak Zi8 is the equivalent of the Flip camcorder: very easy to use, uploads to Youtube in 2 clicks and has a built-in USB connector. But the Zi8 has an audio out jack allowing external microphone usage, useful for interviews if you want good ausio. The macro feature makes close up shooting of gadgets possible, the Flip does not have it.
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