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Polaroid IE126

Polaroid IE126 Digital Camera

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Compact Camera 18MP 3x Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer 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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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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Popular Choice

Across all cameras, the IE126 is one the fastest selling products 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 Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an sdhc compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a similar spec 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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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Polaroid IE126 supports video capability, unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the IE126 which do not support video capability.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The Polaroid IE126 has a quite high megapixel (18 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the IE126. The megapixels of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the IE126, the Polaroid IE126 has an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Polaroid IE126 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price], or the Lexibook DJ025[plb_1783497_price].

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Has One White Balance

The number of white balance modes found on the Polaroid IE126 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IE126.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

Similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IE126 have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP. The Polaroid IE126 has a quite many total megapixels (18 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Polaroid IE126 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. 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). The worst video resolution of all compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IE126 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 typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Light

The weights of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g. The Polaroid IE126 is one of the lighter cameras of this type and age (only 105 grams) amongst compact cameras of this age.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] (140g), or the Lexibook DJ025[plb_1783497_price] (110g) which is also higher rated.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

Across all the compact cameras that came out around the same time as the IE126 the start-up times range from 2ms to 2,000ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the Polaroid IE126 has a quite short start-up time compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the IE126.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the IE126 that we have checked, the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Polaroid IE126 of only 6 millimeters is one of the shortest. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 5mm and the longest is 39mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Owner Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on 193 owner reviews the average owner rating of this compact camera camera is 61 out of 100. It seems that users 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.

Polaroid Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Cameras

Polaroid is one of the unremarkable camera brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Polaroid also has unexceptional reviews for its compact cameras.

Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 3 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IE126 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the IE126. Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the IE126, the Polaroid IE126 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most compact cameras that are a comparable age to the IE126 do not support wi-Fi. The Polaroid IE126 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IE126 are not 3D. The Polaroid IE126 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Polaroid IE126 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IE126 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Polaroid IE126 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the IE126 are also not waterproof.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IE126 range from 18mm to 1,000mm. The Polaroid IE126 has a very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 18 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the IE126.

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Only 110 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Polaroid IE126 is a camera that takes 110 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Polaroid IE126 has one of the lowest ISO sensitivity (max)s (only 400) amongst compact cameras of this age. Cameras of a similar age and type to the IE126 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The Polaroid IE126 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 3) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IE126 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 72.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

At 0.1 meters, the Polaroid IE126 has a fairly large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The average closest focusing distance of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IE126 is 0.04m.

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1 Other reason to consider the Polaroid IE126

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Flash
Flash Guide Number
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Start-Up Time
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery Technology
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
USB Connectivity
Camera Shutter Speed
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100)
USB 2.0 Connectors
USB Cable
Aspect Ratio
Technical Details
Display Diagonal
Battery Life
Audio Recording Formats
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid ie126
Barcodes 00019643301429, 30681066517742

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