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Polaroid IE090

£69.99
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A classic and bargain price compact camera, good for everyday photography
Compact 18MP 1x Yes Jul 2013
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Polaroid IE090 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Polaroid IE090 number 190 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
217 Reviews
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Value for Money
Excellent
76
Features
Good Features
59
Age
4 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has ok user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
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.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is fairly priced and design. However they also report inferior product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
4928 x 3696 pixels image resolution
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Lower than average waterproof up to

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 148 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 152 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 120 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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Polaroid IE090 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

IE090 owners on average rated this camera 66%. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Poor Product Quality

13 owners who purchased it concluded that it was not good quality, however 12 owners mentioned that it was excellent quality. and 12 people reckoned that the product was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

16 owners who purchased it considered that it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

17 customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five customers agreed that this digital camera was good looking and two people who bought it concluded that it was well designed.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Five people who reviewed the product thought it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Five customers who purchased it considered that it had good features.

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

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good zoom and two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera 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

Polaroid Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 1,395 owner and expert reviews (including 538 verified purchases), Polaroid has very good ratings 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 owners who purchased the Polaroid IE090 concluded that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Two people who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers thought the Polaroid IE090 was easy to carry around.

Users Report That it is Robust

10 owners who purchased the Polaroid IE090 considered that it was good at resisting water ingress, eight customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was strong and durable and two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

25 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images, however 13 people said that it did not take good pictures. and 13 people thought this digital camera was not able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Breathtakingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £69.99 it is in the cheapest 4% of digital cameras.

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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 £69.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $70.99 (£97.70).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since July 2013.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

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

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4928 X 3696 Pixels Image Resolution

The Polaroid IE090 has a maximum image resolution of 4928 x 3696 pixels. That's 14% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all digital 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 IE090 of only 1x is in the smallest 8% of all cameras when ranked 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 a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Polaroid IE090 of 8.5 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IE090 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Polaroid IE090's camera shutter speed of 3s is very fast compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

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

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Very Light

The weight of the Polaroid IE090 of only 160g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 67% of all cameras when ordered 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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Lower Than Average Waterproof Up to

Across all the cameras the waterproof (up to) range from 3m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m. The waterproof up to of the Polaroid IE090 of only 3m is lower than 95% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Polaroid IE090's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 41% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shock Proof

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

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Has a USB Connectivity

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

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Has a Second Display

The Polaroid IE090 has a second display, which is unusual. 99% of cameras do not have a second display.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Waterproof

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

polaroid ie090yel, polaroid ie090red, polaroid ie090blu

Barcodes:

00681066819777, 05054242239396

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