Kodak has announced the launch of three new EasyShare digital cameras, a new Z-Series model a new M-Series model and even a C-Series offering and Pocket-lint has already bagged a hands on with them.

Sitting at the top of the pile is the Z950, a 12-megapixel 10x optical zoom monster that sports Kodak's "Smart Capture" feature which auto adjusts focus, flash, and exposure.

Coming with a thumb grip that is "ideal for holding while running", according to Kodak, other features include a 3-inch LCD display, fast capture of less than 0.3 of a second, video recording with the ability to edit in camera and print from video, face detection, up to 3200 ISO and SDHC card compatibility.

The EasyShare M381 is also a 12-megapixel compact, gets 5x optical zoom, the "Smart Capture" tech, a 3-inch LCD, face detection and video capture, but only up to 1600 ISO and "blur reduction" rather than image stabilisation. It will be offered in black olive, light steel blue and wine red.

The C-Series C190 is an entry level model - it will sport 12 megapixels, 5x optical zoom and be aimed at those just starting out in photography.

The Z950 and the M381 will go on sale in September for £199.99 and £129 in the UK. In the US the Z950 will cost $279.99 while the M381 $179.99.