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Polaroid IS426

$45.57
A classic and great value for money 16 megapixel 4 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 4x Yes Jul 2013
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Polaroid IS426 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Polaroid IS426 number 160 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 76%, based on 131 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, design and is a good size. However they also report sub-standard product quality and inferior technical guidance.
This Polaroid digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very light
Has a built-in flash
Very small optical zoom
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the IS426 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras, but mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Polaroid IS426?

The Polaroid IS426 is 95mm wide and 58mm tall. It is 23mm deep and weighs 105g.

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Reviews

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 131 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 76 out of 100.

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Customers Report Sub-Standard Product Quality

Seven customers thought it was not good quality. Mander mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Not as great a quality of the photos as hubby was expecting to say its spec” in their review of the Polaroid IS426. Katy J Savage wrote in her Polaroid IS426 review in the same month “Awful quality”. Rachael North mentioned on Amazon “Poor quality photo” in her review of the Polaroid IS426.

Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance

Two people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Lea said in her Polaroid IS426 review “Instructions aren't that great”.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Ten people thought it was good value for money. Mander said on Amazon two years ago “For a ten yr old its good enough and good that it has a lithium battery to recharge rather than ploughing thru batteries on the cheap one she did have” and scored it 8 stars. Mander also wrote “Bought to replace a very cheap first camera for our 10yr old for xmas, not as easy to use as one would first think, good size” in their review. Also two years ago June Morris-Wilkins scored it 8 stars and she said “Good value for money”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was expensive. David mentioned on Amazon “Compared to more expensive cameras you maybe” in his review of this digital camera.

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Customers Report Excellent Design

Three owners who bought the Polaroid IS426 concluded that it was good looking. Sheila Daniels rated the product 7 stars and she mentioned in her review of this digital camera “Stylish, smart camera”. Sheila Daniels also mentioned “This little camera is a stylish and reasonably priced” in her review. Peter Clarke mentioned “Good looking product shame it was silver when I clearly ordered blue”.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was a good size.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Eight people thought it was easy to use. Lizzie rated this digital camera 8 stars and she wrote on Amazon “It is that easy to use”. Jogirl said on Amazon last year “Fits into a small bag and easy to use” and rated it 8 stars. June Morris-Wilkins mentioned in her review of this digital camera “Camera is light & easy to use”.

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to setup. Ms. J. Mercer wrote on Amazon “Great little camera, easy to set up which is good as all the instruction are not in English” in their review of this digital camera.

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Users Report Good Lens Quality

One customer concluded that the Polaroid IS426 had a good autofocus. Claire Davies wrote in her review of this digital camera “None of the photos are in focus” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

Customers Report it is Robust

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Tim Smith wrote “Great little camera that needs little guidance to use and is robust enough to be packed in a rucksack on hiking journeys” in his review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was well made. Jd wrote in their review of the Polaroid IS426 on Amazon “Cheap build, bought two both broken within 2 months” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

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Polaroid Has OK Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 923 owner and expert reviews (including 157 verified purchases), Polaroid has ok ratings for its digital cameras. Polaroid also has ok ratings specifically for its cameras compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Polaroid digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Lea mentioned “Good enough for holiday photos”. Ms J E Hooper rated it 8 stars and mentioned “It has taken good photos” in their review of this digital camera. Richard Geater rated this digital camera 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Polaroid IS426 on Amazon “Takes ok pictures”.


Value For Money

Competitively Priced

The cheapeast cameras that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Polaroid IS426 has a relatively typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 105 grams, the Polaroid IS426 is fairly light compared to most of the other cameras. The average weight of cameras is 300g.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IS426 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Polaroid IS426 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports 100, 400 and 1 More ISO Sensitivity

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Polaroid IS426 is more than most cameras. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities Auto, 100 and 400 are also supported by this Polaroid digital camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras is 2.3mm, the longest is 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The Polaroid IS426 has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 6 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IS426 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IS426 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. When compared to other cameras, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Polaroid IS426 of only 18 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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Supports Video Capability

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The Polaroid IS426 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Polaroid IS426 has a USB connectivity. Most of the other cameras also have a USB connectivity.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras is 11. With a maximum aperture number of only 3, the Polaroid IS426 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age.

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Not Waterproof

The Polaroid IS426 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Polaroid released the IS426 in July 2013.


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