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Polaroid ID975HD

Polaroid ID975HD Camcorder

140g CMOS 10x Jul 2013
Full HD Weight Sensor Type Optical Zoom Release Date
Create fun videos and capture unique snaps with the Polaroid ID975HD Traditional Camcorder which features a tilting selfie screen. Full HD movies Recording in Full HD, this Polaroid Camcorder lets... More
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10 Reasons For

Polaroid Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We calculated the average ratings for all Polaroid video cameras and also specifically for Polaroid video cameras and found that in both cases Polaroid had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has an Image Stabiliser

Unlike most of the other camcorders of this spec and age which do not have an image stabiliser, the Polaroid ID975HD has an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

Full HD

Unlike most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to the ID975HD which are not Full HD, the ID975HD is Full HD.

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SDHC Memory Card

SDHC memory card

The ID975HD supports an SDHC memory card which is better than the SD memory card supported by most video cameras that have been available for more than two years. SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB. The best memory card type of all video cameras that are a similar age to the ID975HD is SDXC and the worst is MicroSDXC.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Fairly Large Viewfinder Screen Size

With a viewfinder screen size of 3.00000162 inches, the ID975HD has a fairly large viewfinder screen size compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ID975HD. The average viewfinder screen size of video cameras of this type and age is 1.6", and the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.24" to 3.6".

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Lithium Battery

This video camera has a Lithium-Ion battery, which is typical of many similar spec camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Display

The ID975HD has a built-in display. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in display.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The ID975HD has a greater number of white balance modes than most video cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Polaroid camcorder has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a cmos sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on video cameras of this spec and age.

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2592 X 1944 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the ID975HD is 2592 x 1944. That's over two times the still image resolution of the most frequently found still image resolution of 1920 x 1080.

This video camera's still image resolution (2592 x 1944) is in fact the best supported still image resolution amongst all comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the ID975HD.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution is the worst supported still image resolution amongst similar types of video camera.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the ID975HD has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type. The smallest digital zoom of video cameras that are a similar age to the ID975HD is 2x, the biggest is 3,000x, and the average digital zoom is 390x.

If you are looking for a camcorder with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the MUVI K-Series K1 (10x), or the MUVI K-Series K2 ($128.95) (10x) both from Veho or the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action ($273.95) (10x).

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

The ID975HD does not have an HDMI port. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also do not have an HDMI port.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to the ID975HD the optical zooms range from 1x to 65x. With an optical zoom of only 10 times zoom factor, the Polaroid ID975HD has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 10x (optical) video cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX730.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the ID975HD, the ID975HD does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the ID975HD, the Polaroid ID975HD is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a night mode. The ID975HD is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

We compared all the other video cameras which also have a night mode to this camcorder and we think the Transcend DrivePro 200 ($99.95), or the HP F-500 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ID975HD are not 3D compatible. The ID975HD is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Camcorders which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Sony HDR-TD20VE which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the ID975HD, the ID975HD does not have a built-in projector.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have a built-in projector to this camcorder and we think the Sony HDR-PJ420 is also worth considering.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

The shortest minimum focal length of camcorders of this age and type is 1.8mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length is 23mm. The Polaroid ID975HD has a fairly long minimum focal length (46 millimeters) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the ID975HD.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Polaroid ID975HD

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3.00000162 inches, the ID975HD has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the ID975HD.

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Average Battery Life

The Polaroid ID975HD has a fairly average battery life (1.5 hours) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to the ID975HD.

We compared this video camera to all the other 1.5h battery life video cameras and we think the Cinema Camera MFT ($2,639.28), and the Production Camera 4K ($2,915.05) both from Blackmagic Design which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a video camera with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the HDR-AZ1 ($129.95) (2h), or the HDR-AS200 ($249.99) (2h) both from Sony which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 140 grams, the ID975HD has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

If you would consider a video camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Vivitar DVR936 ($118.95) (140g).

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabiliser
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Aperture Value
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Camera
3D Compatible
Self-Timer
Use As a Webcam
Design
Colour
Video
Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Continuous Shooting Mode
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
USB Connector Type
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Type
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Wrist Strap Included
Other Features
Operating System
Lens Focal Range
Auto Focus
Photo Mode
Spotlight
Interface
Aperture Range
The Windows Operating System
USB Connectivity
Audio Recording Format
USB Port
Dimensions
USB 2.0 Connector
Video Compression Format
Display Diagonal
Projector
Built-In Projector
Technical Details
Touch Panel
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Self-Timer
Battery Charger Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dvr508, rx510b, r10seu, rx110b, id975h, rx515b, cx240e, cx330e, rx115b, rx110be, id975hd, rx515be, dvr1080, rx115be
Barcodes 00799443769536
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