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Polaroid IS525

70

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Polaroid IS525

Polaroid IS525

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A classic and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 3x Yes Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Polaroid IS525 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Polaroid IS525 number 970 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
46 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 68%, based on 46 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Polaroid IS525 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Polaroid IS525 of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 56% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Polaroid IS525 is 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Polaroid IS525 of only 3x is smaller than 89% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Polaroid IS525 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Polaroid IS525's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 200 is very low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IS525 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Polaroid IS525 of 3s is faster than 97% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Polaroid IS525 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The Polaroid IS525's weight of only 121g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 83% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

Across all the cameras the start-up times range from 0.1ms to 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms. The Polaroid IS525's start-up time of only 2ms is faster than 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Polaroid IS525 has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Polaroid IS525 supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Polaroid IS525 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Polaroid IS525 has a wrist strap. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

The waterproof up to of the Polaroid IS525 of only 3m is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The waterproof (up to) of cameras range from 3m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m.

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Waterproof

The Polaroid IS525 is waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The Polaroid IS525's digital zoom of 5x is bigger than 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Polaroid IS525 of only 4.8mm is shorter than 97% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 120 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Polaroid IS525 which takes 120 battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

polaroid is525yelint, polaroid is525bluint

Barcodes:

00681066170427, 00681066410561, 00681066902585

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