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Polaroid ID1880 Camcorder

£45.33
18MP 90g CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Has an image stabilizer
Polaroid has good video camera reviews
Poor product quality
3 Reviews
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Design

Poor Product Quality

One customer reckoned that this camcorder was not good quality. Nicole Davies mentioned on Amazon two years ago “This was honestly an awful camera, quality is horrific”.


Reviews

Polaroid Has Good Video Camera Reviews

Whilst Polaroid is one of the better rated camcorder brands according to average reviews from users and experts, Polaroid has unexceptional ratings specifically for its big total megapixels video cameras.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Polaroid released the iD1880 in July 2013.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Polaroid iD1880 supports HDMI. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder also support HDMI.

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Battery

Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 1 hour, the Polaroid iD1880 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder. The average battery life (max) of big total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 4.9h, and the battery life (max) range from 0.5h to 40h.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Polaroid iD1880 is Full HD. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago also are Full HD.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative Full HD camcorders currently available including because of their better review scores, the Polaroid ID1660 (£29.99), or the Vivitar DVR786 (£34.99).

Video cameras which are Full HD that might be worth considering include the Vivitar DVR1080 (£34.99).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid iD1880 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Polaroid iD1880 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age. The digital zooms of video cameras of a similar type and age to this video camera range from 2x to 1,500x.

Alternative 4x (digital) video cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of its better review score, the Vivitar DVR786 (£34.99).

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Quite Low Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the similar spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 11. The Polaroid iD1880 has a fairly low maximum aperture number (only 2.8) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera range from 2.7mm to 92mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. At 58 millimeters, the Polaroid iD1880 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Polaroid iD1880 has a quite small display diagonal (only 2.70078886 inches) compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder. The display diagonals of camcorders of a comparable type and age to this video camera range from 2" to 7.6".

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Has a Touchscreen

The Polaroid iD1880 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Other Features

Has an Spotlight

The Polaroid iD1880 has an spotlight. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camcorder do not have an spotlight.

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Features Auto Focus

The Polaroid iD1880 features auto focus, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Features USB Connectivity

The Polaroid iD1880 features USB connectivity, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to this video camera.

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Features Photo Mode

The Polaroid iD1880 features photo mode, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Viewfinder

Very Large Viewfinder Screen Size

When compared to other big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago, the viewfinder screen size of the Polaroid iD1880 of 2.70078886 inches is one of the largest. Across all the camcorders of this age and type the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.2" to 2.8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.7".

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Polaroid iD1880 has a self-timer, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

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Flash

Has a Built-In Light

The Polaroid iD1880 has a built-in light, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Polaroid iD1880 has a built-in flash. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder also have a built-in flash.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The weights of video cameras of this type and age range from 59g to 3.8kg. At only 90 grams, the Polaroid iD1880 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera.

If you would consider a camcorder with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Vivitar DVR1080 (£34.99) (209g).

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Image Sensor

18 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is an 18 megapixels sensor camcorder.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid id1880blkukgra
Barcodes 00681066487679, 00681066677773

Polaroid iD1880 Review Sources

To prepare this Polaroid iD1880 review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,263 product attributes, 23,823 camcorder reviews and 1,763,100 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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