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Polaroid IE126

Polaroid IE126 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 18MP 3x Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Count Image Stabiliser Digital Zoom Release Date
Taking photos is a breeze with the red Polaroid IE126 Compact Digital Camera. Great photos on the go Take this Polaroid compact camera with you on holiday or an outing to take easy snaps of... More
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21 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

Six Polaroid IE126 reviewers reckoned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote last year “Excellent for the money” in their review. Chris. wrote in October “A very good price for what I got” in their review of the Polaroid IE126. Cindy Cox mentioned “Takes a fairly good picture for the price” in her review of the Polaroid IE126 but despite that she scored it 60 out of 100.

A number of Polaroid IE126 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera a few weeks ago “It felt like a cheap childs toy” but in spite of that they rated the Polaroid IE126 1 stars. Andy Thomas wrote in his review of the Polaroid IE126 on Amazon also a few weeks ago “Cheap plastic”.

One customer mentioned that it was cheap. Dancebox said on Amazon in October “I wanted something inexpensive to take quick snaps for loading up on to the web - I wish now I had paid more”.

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Easy to Use

A few people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Easy to use and small enough to go in my handbag” in their Polaroid IE126 review. Angela Middleton mentioned in her review of this digital camera on Amazon a few weeks ago “It is easy to use and” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. This year Mrs. M. J. Ryan mentioned “Other than that it takes good pictures and is easy to use” in their Polaroid IE126 review and gave it a score of 4 stars.

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to setup. Mrs Roni Castle gave it a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned this month “They were simple to set up and they were able to take pictures by themselves” in her review.

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A Best Selling Camera

The IE126 is one the most popular digital camera currently on sale.

Good Size

Several Polaroid IE126 reviewers who bought the Polaroid IE126 reckoned that it was compact. Christina S said on Amazon “Light and compact, takes great pictures” and rated it 5 stars. This month Dunc wrote in their review of the Polaroid IE126 “Got this compact camera for my granddaughter for a school geography trip”. Mrs. M. J. Ryan wrote in their Polaroid IE126 review on Amazon “Ultra Compact Disital Camera Polaroid IE 126”.

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was a good weight. Vicky rated the product 5 stars and she said in her Polaroid IE126 review “Small light weight camera and simple to use”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of Polaroid IE126 reviewers who purchased the product thought it was able to produce good images. Dancebox said on Amazon “No matter what I do I can't get the pictures in this camera to come out anything” in their review nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 2 stars.

One Polaroid IE126 reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

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Good Battery Life

One person reckoned that the Polaroid IE126 had a good battery life.

Robust

One Polaroid IE126 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Amazon Customer wrote “Not worth buying at all was expecting to have a built in battery” in their review of this digital camera although they only scored this digital camera 20 out of 100.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an sdhc memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. 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

With a megapixel count of 18 megapixels, the Polaroid IE126 has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The megapixel counts of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the IE126 range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IE126, the Polaroid IE126 supports video recording.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Polaroid IE126 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IE126.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Polaroid IE126 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the IE126 also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Lexibook DJ025[plb_1783497_price] which has better reviews.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The Polaroid IE126 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of 18 megapixels, the Polaroid IE126 has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IE126 have total megapixel counts of between 10MP and 48MP, and the average total megapixel count is 16MP.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Polaroid IE126 supports a maximum video resolution of 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 cameras that have been around for more than two years. 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). Across all cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IE126 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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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 the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

At only 2 milliseconds, the Polaroid IE126 has a quite short start-up time compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IE126. The start-up times of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IE126 range from 1ms to 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 960ms.

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Light

The weights of digital cameras of this age and type range from 20g to 710g. With a weight of only 105 grams, the Polaroid IE126 is one of the lighter cameras of a comparable type and age to the IE126 amongst cameras of this age.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lexibook DJ025[plb_1783497_price] (110g and higher rated).

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IE126 the minimum focal lengths range from 5mm to 120mm. With a minimum focal length of only 6 millimeters, the Polaroid IE126 has a very short minimum focal length compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Narrow

Compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IE126 have widths of between 16mm and 470mm. When compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age that we have checked the width of, the Polaroid IE126's width of only 58 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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15 Reasons Against

Poor Owner Reviews

IE126 owners on average rated this digital camera 61%. This means that owners really don't rate this digital camera very highly.

Poor Product Quality

Several Polaroid IE126 reviewers agreed that the Polaroid IE126 was not good quality. Amazon Customer said “The batteries lasted for only 5 minutes - require 3 x AAA so not fit for purpose” in their Polaroid IE126 review and gave the product a score of 20 out of 100. Last year Cindy Cox said on Amazon “Was slightly disappointed with the quality”. Ian Mathews wrote on Amazon “Poor quality” in his review of the Polaroid IE126.

Unexceptional Brand

Polaroid has unexceptional average ratings for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range.

Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. The Polaroid IE126 has a fairly small digital zoom (only 3 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Polaroid IE126 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Polaroid IE126 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IE126, the Polaroid IE126 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the IE126, the Polaroid IE126 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of this type and age are not waterproof. The Polaroid IE126 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

When compared to other cameras of this spec and age that we have checked the maximum focal length of, the Polaroid IE126's maximum focal length of only 18 millimeters is one of the shortest. Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the maximum focal lengths range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm.

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Only 110 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Polaroid IE126 is a camera that takes 110 shots shots per battery charge.

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 400, the Polaroid IE126 has a very low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The average maximum ISO speed of comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IE126 is 4,500, and the maximum ISO speeds range from 200 to 26,000.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

The maximum apertures of comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8. The Polaroid IE126 has a fairly big maximum aperture (only 3) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IE126.

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Only Auto Focus

This camera has an Autofocus focus, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of 0.1 meters, the Polaroid IE126 has one of the larger closest focusing distances amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average closest focusing distance of cameras that are a similar age to the IE126 is 0.27m.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Polaroid IE126

Price Has Increased by £0.01

In the last week the IE126 has increased in price by £0.01.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Polaroid released the IE126.

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
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
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
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
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Interface
Dimension
Focal Length
USB Connectivity
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100)
USB 2.0 Connector
USB Cable
Aspect Ratio
Technical Details
Display Diagonal
Battery Life
Audio Recording Format
Auto Focus
USB Port

User Reviews

(48)
Reviewed 20 August 2016 by BobHill
(Verified Purchase)

Bought for my granddaughter 11th birthday and am certain she will love it. Arriver very quickly and am pleased with the ervice offered.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 by J. Shurvell
(Verified Purchase)

Do NOT buy this camera, it is shocking quality and i would question if it is a genuine Polaroid product. The battery indicator shows empty after just 3 mins and shuts the camera off. The camera is... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2016 by Kevin Edwards
(Verified Purchase)

After putting batteries in to the Camera it started to heat up and got quite hot. So returned the item.

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by Christina s
(Verified Purchase)

Light and compact, takes great pictures...

Reviewed 14 July 2016 by Chris.
(Verified Purchase)

Not the best camera out there. But a very good price for what I got.

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Easy to use and small enough to go in my handbag...

Reviewed 1 July 2016 by Mrs. M. J. Ryan
(Verified Purchase)

Its Ok for a small cheapish camera. The only thing against it is tat the batteries (3 AAA) run out very quickly! But other than that it takes good pictures and is easy to use.

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Sheila
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent...

Reviewed 14 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Serves its purpose...

Reviewed 10 June 2016 by Yvonne wright
(Verified Purchase)

Simple camera to use.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid ie126
Barcodes 00019643301405, 00019643301412, 00019643301429, 30681066517742

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