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Polaroid IE090

75

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Polaroid IE090

£69.99
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A classic and fully featured compact digital camera, good for landscape photography
Compact 18MP 1x Yes Jul 2013
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Polaroid IE090 Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Polaroid IE090 number 399 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
153 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Age
4 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has average user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. Looking across the entire Canon camera range, the average reviews for all Canon cameras are excellent.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is fairly priced and excellent design. However they also report sub-standard product quality and sub-standard battery life.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
4928 x 3696 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Very large minimum aperture number

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Polaroid digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 418 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for portrait photography, ranking number 376 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for landscape photography, ranking number 425 in landscape photography cameras.
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Sports Photography
Good
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Wildlife Photography
Good
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
74
Landscape Photography
Very Good
76
Everyday Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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Polaroid IE090 In-Depth Analysis

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Average Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this digital camera on average 66 out of 100. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Inferior Product Quality

13 customers who purchased it thought it was not good quality.

Users Report Poor Battery Life

Three owners mentioned that it did not have a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

16 customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

17 customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Nice Design

Five people who reviewed it considered that it was good looking and two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Five people said that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Five owners said in their reviews that the Polaroid IE090 had good features.

  • This product has all the features of a regular camera out of water without compromising these features when using it underwater…
  • Pros Rugged build Water proof Has all required features for standard camera…
    Toe (Argos.co.uk) - April 2017
  • The camera has served well, with many good features via the main menu…
  • Also lightweight, with clear readable features…
  • The colourful design and underwater features were a huge hit!

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Three owners who bought the Polaroid IE090 agreed that it had a good zoom and two customers thought it had a good lens.

  • Funky waterproof camera with good zoom and video function from below…
    Karlos (Argos.co.uk) - October 2015
  • The zoom is excellent and quality is not reduced…
    Lucy (Argos.co.uk) - August 2015
  • Images are very clear indeed, given you need to keep the lens free of too much water or splashing as this affects the final image…
  • Lasted me less than a year, good zoom & opposite screen…
    Ceci (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The fish shots were poor and the zoom lens was not very good…
  • Lens protection makes it ideal for children…
    Wnow (Argos.co.uk) - September 2016

Very Good Brand

Based on 865 expert and owner reviews (including 571 verified purchases), Polaroid has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 99% of those that bought a Polaroid camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who purchased it said that it was easy to carry around.

Users Report That it is Robust

10 people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good at resisting water ingress, nine owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable and two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

26 people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images, however 13 customers mentioned that the product took poor quality photos. and 13 owners mentioned that it was not able to produce good images.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Polaroid IE090 and the United Kingdom price of £59.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $49.99 (£70.03).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in July 2013.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Polaroid IE090's sensor megapixels of 18MP is higher than 71% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4928 X 3696 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Polaroid IE090 is 4928 x 3696 pixels. That's 14% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Polaroid IE090 of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Polaroid IE090 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Polaroid IE090 of 8.5 is very large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IE090 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Polaroid IE090 of 3s is very fast compared to most other digital cameras. It is faster than 97% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Polaroid IE090 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The Polaroid IE090's weight of only 160g is lighter than 67% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Only 2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on digital cameras.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Polaroid IE090 of 35mm is very long compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 97% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Polaroid IE090's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 42% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

The Polaroid IE090 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Waterproof

The Polaroid IE090 is waterproof, unlike 92% of cameras which are not waterproof.

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Shock Proof

The Polaroid IE090 is shock proof, which is unusual. 97% of digital cameras are not shock proof.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Polaroid IE090 has a USB connectivity. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Lower Than Average Waterproof Up to

The waterproof (up to) of digital cameras range from 3m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m. The Polaroid IE090's waterproof up to of only 3m is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 95% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Second Display

The Polaroid IE090 has a second display, unlike 98% of digital cameras which do not have a second display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

polaroid ie090yel, polaroid ie090blu, polaroid ie090red

Barcodes:

00681066819777, 05054242239396

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