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Polaroid IE826 Digital Camera

$46.97
Compact Camera 18MP 8x Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person thought the Polaroid IE826 was compact.

Light

The Polaroid IE826 is fairly light (only 105 grams) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. The lightest camera of this spec and age is 90g and the heaviest is 1.5kg.

Alternative 105g cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Polaroid IE126.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon EOS 700D - Rebel T5i ($509.99) (580g) which also has a higher rating.

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Good Zoom

One customer who bought the product thought it had a good zoom. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Great Zoom” in their Polaroid IE826 review.

Good in Low Light

One owner said in their reviews that the Polaroid IE826 was good in low light. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Good in Low Light” .


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Polaroid IE826 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support video capability.

Other cameras which support video capability currently available that you might want to consider include the Polaroid IE126 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 similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Canon EOS 700D - Rebel T5i ($509.99), or the Polaroid IE126 which has better reviews.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Polaroid IE826 has a USB connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have a USB connectivity.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Polaroid IE826 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IE826 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 700D - Rebel T5i ($509.99), or the Polaroid IE126.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The Polaroid IE826 has a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

This camera's image resolution (4608 x 3456 pixels) is in fact the worst image resolution across all high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

Across comparable types of camera the best image resolution is 7360 x 4912 pixels.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Polaroid IE826 has a battery charger included. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Polaroid IE826 has a hand strap. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a hand strap.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Polaroid IE826 supports PictBridge. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Polaroid IE826 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Camera

Very Fast Start-Up Time

The fastest start-up time of digital cameras of this type and age is 2ms and the slowest is 2,000ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the Polaroid IE826 has a fairly fast start-up time compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Support

Poor Support

One customer thought it did not have good technical guidance. Sundance mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Bad software no instructions and fuzzy pictures”.


Design

Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera, the Polaroid IE826 is not waterproof.

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Battery

Only 110 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Polaroid IE826 is a camera that takes 110 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Lens System

Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

At only 3, the Polaroid IE826 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera. Digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 14.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 35 millimeters, the Polaroid IE826 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera range from 6mm to 75mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Polaroid IE826 has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IE826 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Reviews

Polaroid Has OK Reviews for Its Cameras

Whilst Polaroid is one of the average camera brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, Polaroid has poor ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.

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