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Polaroid IE826 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 18MP 8x Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
Taking photos is simple with this grey Polaroid IE826 Compact Digital Camera, complete with video recording and an 18 megapixel sensor. Great photos on the go Take this Polaroid compact camera... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Size

One customer who purchased it said that it was compact.

SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an sdhc memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The Polaroid IE826 has a fairly high megapixel count (18 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IE826. The lowest megapixel count of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IE826 is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the IE826, the Polaroid IE826 supports video recording.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available including the Polaroid IS426, or the Nikon Coolpix L19 which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Polaroid IE826 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the IE826 also have an image stabiliser.

Other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might want to consider include the Polaroid IS426 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Polaroid IE826 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Polaroid IS426, the Lexibook DJ030, or the Vivitar VF128 ($37.49) which has better reviews.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the Polaroid IE826 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

The total megapixel counts of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the IE826 range from 10MP to 15,000,000MP, and the average total megapixel count is 52,000MP. The Polaroid IE826 has one of the more total megapixel counts (18 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Polaroid IE826 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this type and age. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all cameras of this age and type ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Very Short Start-Up Time

At only 2 milliseconds, the Polaroid IE826 has a quite short start-up time compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The start-up times of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1ms to 2,000ms.

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Light

The Polaroid IE826 is fairly light (only 105 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The lightest compact camera digital camera that is a comparable age to the IE826 is 20g , the heaviest is 710g, and the average weight is 170g.

We compared this camera to all the other 105g digital cameras and we think the Polaroid IS426 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix L19 (130g), or the Lexibook DJ030 (110g) which is also higher rated.

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Narrow

At only 58 millimeters, the Polaroid IE826 is very narrow compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the IE826. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 22mm to 470mm, and the average width is 100mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Unexceptional Brand

Polaroid compact camera digital cameras have unexceptional reviews on average and across all cameras Polaroid is one of the ok manufacturers.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Polaroid IE826 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IE826 also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Polaroid IE826 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IE826 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Polaroid IE826 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Polaroid IE826 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Polaroid IE826 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IE826 are also not waterproof.

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Only 110 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most cameras that came out around the same time as the IE826 take between 30 and 889 shots per battery charge, including the Polaroid IE826 which takes 110 shots per battery charge.

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 400, the Polaroid IE826 has a very low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The lowest maximum ISO speed of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3, the highest is 52,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

Cameras of this spec and age have maximum apertures of between 2 and 130. With a maximum aperture of only 3, the Polaroid IE826's maximum aperture is one of the biggest amongst compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the IE826.

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Only Auto Focus

This camera has an Autofocus focus, which is the most commonly found focus on cameras of this age and spec.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

At 35 millimeters, the Polaroid IE826 has a quite long minimum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IE826. Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the minimum focal lengths range from 2.6mm to 290mm.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IE826 range from 0.01m to 30m. The Polaroid IE826 has one of the larger closest focusing distances (0.1 meters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Polaroid IE826

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IE826 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the Vivitar VF128 ($37.49), and the Polaroid IS426 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IE826 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Flash
Flash Guide
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Start-Up Time
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features
Interface
Dimension
Focal Length
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100)
USB Cable
Aspect Ratio
Technical Details
Continuous Shooting
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
Display Diagonal
Battery Life
Audio Recording Format
Auto Focus

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 7 January 2016 by LpsmoonstarTV

This is awesome! I would totally recommend it to anybody! the only problem is that I have no idea how to export videos and photos onto my computer...

Good in Low Light
Great Zoom
Large Clear LCD
Can't Export
Complicated Controls
Reviewed 24 December 2015 by Sundance

Bad software no instructions and fuzzy pictures. Buy anything else...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid ie826, polaroid n132676, polaroid n132676w
Barcodes 30681066946085

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