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Polaroid IE090 Digital Camera

18MP CCD 3m Dec 2015
Megapixel Count Waterproof Sensor Type Maximum Waterproof Depth Release Date
Double the fun with the Polaroid iE090. Thanks to front and rear LCD screens, being the family photographer no longer means missing out on the action. It's also waterproof up to 10 feet, so bring... More
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12 Reasons For

Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. This month Aaron Major wrote “It is very easy to use”. Andy Monaghan wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Found it easy to use and great for shots of coral”. Mark Collins wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Camera is simple to use and small in size”.

One person who reviewed the Polaroid iE090 considered that it had a good experience. Last year Nicholas Houghton mentioned “Expected a more consistent experience” in his Polaroid iE090 review.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Polaroid iE090 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good screen. Aaron Major scored it very highly and he wrote on Amazon this month “The front facing screen is a nice addition” in his review of the Polaroid iE090.

Good Size

One Polaroid iE090 owner wrote in their reviews that the Polaroid iE090 was a good size. One person who bought the product considered that it was easy to carry around. This month Ceci mentioned on Amazon “Useful because it fits on a tripod & is easy to carry on journeys” and rated the product 4 stars.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers agreed that the product was good quality. Charlotte wrote in November last year “Amazing! The picture quality is good” . Jimbo mentioned in their review “Photo quality was good in”. Kiernan Construction said last year “Great build quality and photos for what we need” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Robust

Several Polaroid iE090 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was good at resisting water ingress. Fern Pottle said on Amazon in November last year “Was hoping for some great underwater shots” in her review but despite that she rated this digital camera 20 out of 100.

One Polaroid iE090 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Nicholas Houghton wrote on Amazon “Good things first- It's fairly rugged The strap works The image quality isn't horrendous Bad things- Screen really hard to see in daylight” in his review of this digital camera however despite that he only rated this digital camera 2 stars.

One Polaroid iE090 owner concluded that this digital camera was well made.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Lesley Williams mentioned in his review of the Polaroid iE090 a few weeks ago “Great for taking our photos on our scuba dive”.

Nice Design

Some Polaroid iE090 owners who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Jamie mentioned on Amazon “Was pretty happy how the camera looked”.

Good Quality Lens

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. In November Ceci said “Lasted me less than a year, good zoom & opposite screen” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Good Battery Life

One Polaroid iE090 owner who bought the Polaroid iE090 considered that it had a good battery life. Nicholas Houghton wrote in his review of this digital camera last year “Shows full then 1/4 battery levels then full again” however despite that he only gave this digital camera a rating of 2 stars.

CCD Sensor Type

The Polaroid iE090 has a CCD sensor type which is better than most recently released digital cameras. Most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a MOS sensor type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

This digital camera's sensor type (CCD) is in fact the best sensor type amongst all cameras that have been available for the last year.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst sensor type is CMOS III.

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Waterproof

The Polaroid iE090 is waterproof. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the iE090 also are waterproof.

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Water Resistant Protection Feature

The protection feature of this camera is Shock resistant|Water resistant, which is the most frequently found protection feature on waterproof cameras that were launched in the last year.

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12 Reasons Against

User Reviews Are Poor

The average user rating of this waterproof camera is 64% based on 93 user reviews. This camera in the bottom 10% of all the waterproof cameras that were released in the last year when ranked by user rating.

Polaroid Cameras Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Based on 714 expert and user reviews, Polaroid has unexceptional ratings for its digital cameras. Polaroid also has unexceptional ratings specifically for its waterproof cameras compared to other manufacturers.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Polaroid iE090 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the iE090.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the iE090, the Polaroid iE090 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other latest waterproof cameras, the Polaroid iE090 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other latest waterproof cameras, the Polaroid iE090 does not have a GPS.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched in the last 12 months, the Polaroid iE090 does not have a built-in flash.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the iE090, the Polaroid iE090 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Polaroid iE090 does not support video recording, although keep in mind that most of the other latest cameras also do not support video recording.

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Very Low Maximum Waterproof Depth

The lowest maximum waterproof depth of waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the iE090 is 3m, the highest is 30m, and the average maximum waterproof depth is 13m. With a maximum waterproof depth of only 3 meters, the Polaroid iE090 has a fairly low maximum waterproof depth compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the iE090.

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Very Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of digital cameras that have been around for the last year range from 2.5" to 3.2". With a screen size of only 2.7 inches, the Polaroid iE090 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the iE090.

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Very Wide

The average width of waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the iE090 is 130mm. When compared to other waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to the iE090 that we have assessed, the Polaroid iE090's width of 173 millimeters is one of the widest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Polaroid iE090

Released Twelve Months Ago

Polaroid released the iE090 twelve months ago.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 18 megapixels, the Polaroid iE090 has a pretty standard megapixel count compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the iE090.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Polaroid iE090 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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Average Weight

The Polaroid iE090 has a pretty typical weight (344.7 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year.

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MicroSD (TransFlash) Memory Card

This digital camera supports a MicroSD (TransFlash) memory card, which is typical of many recently released comparable spec cameras.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Design
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Protection Feature
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Video
HD Type
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Second Display Diagonal
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source

User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 by Ninja Turtle
Ninja Turtle would recommend the Polaroid iE090

Great little camera with lots of features. I'm unable to talk about the underwater features as I haven't used it for that yet, the dual screen works very well and looks to be holding up to... Read more…

Reviewed 13 September 2016 by Cherridoodle
Cherridoodle would recommend the Polaroid iE090

I used this for holiday photos . Lots of underwater photos and videos . Good camera for its price . Had some great fun photos...

Reviewed 7 September 2016 by Helen
Helen would recommend the Polaroid iE090

Takes good photos and picks up water droplets in high definition. Harder to focus when underwater than above water. Good price but bear in mind it uses disposable batteries...

Reviewed 6 September 2016 by Wnow
Wnow would recommend the Polaroid iE090

I got Polaroid for my 5 y. nephew, and he loves it. Serious, spaceship design is an asset. The camera is easy to operate, and main feats has feature buttons, which saves time. AAA batteries are... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2016 by BP
BP would recommend the Polaroid iE090

Great camera. Bought this for a holiday and wanted to take pics underwater. This is a brilliant camera and I'm happy I picked this one. Make sure you order a micro SD memory card as this doesn't... Read more…

Reviewed 25 July 2016 by Anna B
Anna B would recommend the Polaroid iE090

I just start using it and I can say you should have it ;) Good quality of underwater pictures and it's easy to use. Made video as well absolutely great :) The only complicated about it is to take... Read more…

Reviewed 23 July 2016 by Rowena
Rowena would recommend the Polaroid iE090

Bought this camera to take on holiday so we could go on all of our excursions without the danger of breaking our phones. We took photos in the pool & in the sea, were able to swim with it and it... Read more…

Reviewed 26 November 2016 by Ron

Looked great out of the box, but within 20 minutes the screen had twice turned to snow and the buttons frozen up. Removing the batteries was the only way to reset. Took it back and exchanged for... Read more…

Reviewed 23 November 2016 by Wynneh

For a sports camera it is truly awful , poor picture quality & very complicated to use...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 by Debs

Thought I'd bought a brilliant camera, looks smart was very durable but when underwater it let me down.Failed at the most important times but at least I have my memories not on my camera but in my... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid ie090, polaroid ie090y, polaroid ie090b, polaroid ie090r, polaroid ie090re, polaroid ie090ye, polaroid ie090bl, polaroid ie090yel, polaroid ie090blu, polaroid ie090red
Barcodes 00681066772881, 00681066819777, 00681066880289, 05054242239396

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