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Polaroid IE826

Polaroid IE826 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 18MP 8x Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Taking photos is simple with this grey Polaroid IE826 Compact Digital Camera, complete with video recording and an 18 megapixel sensor. Great photos on the go Take this Polaroid compact camera... More
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Good Size

One customer who purchased it said that it was compact.

Reasonably Priced

One Polaroid IE826 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was cheap. Tracyandmatt.co.uk mentioned in their review “Picking a compact camera on a budget should be a simple task if there wasnt such a huge number on the market” .

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an sdhc compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras that are a comparable 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

Unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago which do not support video capability, the Polaroid IE826 supports video capability.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to consider including the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price], or the Nikon Coolpix L19[plb_1637108_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The Polaroid IE826 has one of the higher megapixels (18 megapixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel of comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the IE826 is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IE826 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the IE826.

Alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Polaroid IE826 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IE826.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the DJ030[pl_1770611_price], or the DJ025[pl_1783497_price] both from Lexibook or the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price].

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Has One White Balance

The Polaroid IE826 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the IE826.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

The Polaroid IE826 has a fairly many total megapixels (18 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IE826. Across all the cameras of this age and type the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Polaroid IE826 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 common video resolution supported by compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IE826. 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 compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IE826 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 camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age.

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Light

With a weight of only 105 grams, the Polaroid IE826 is one of the lighter digital cameras that came out around the same time as the IE826 amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IE826 the weights range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 105g digital cameras currently available including the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price] which has better reviews.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DJ030[pl_1770611_price] (110g), or the DJ025[pl_1783497_price] (110g) both from Lexibook which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

The average start-up time of compact cameras that have been around for more than two years is 1,200ms, and the start-up times range from 2ms to 2,000ms. The Polaroid IE826 has one of the shorter start-up times (only 2 milliseconds) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Polaroid Digital Cameras Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Based on 739 owner and expert reviews, Polaroid has unexceptional reviews for its digital cameras. Polaroid also has unexceptional reviews specifically for its compact cameras compared to other manufacturers.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the IE826, the Polaroid IE826 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The Polaroid IE826 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of a comparable age and type to the IE826 are not 3D. The Polaroid IE826 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IE826 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Polaroid IE826 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Polaroid IE826 is not waterproof.

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Only 110 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Polaroid IE826 is a camera that takes 110 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the IE826 take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras of a similar type and age to the IE826 is 3, the highest is 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,600. When compared to other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Polaroid IE826's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 400 is one of the lowest.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 3, the Polaroid IE826 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Across all the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 72.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of this age and spec is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Polaroid IE826 of 35 millimeters is one of the longest amongst cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IE826.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

At 0.1 meters, the Polaroid IE826 has a quite large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IE826. Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the IE826 have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.04m.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Polaroid IE826

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Polaroid digital camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IE826 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IE826.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Vivitar X022[plb_2675739_price], or the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IE826 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the IE826.

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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
Optical Zoom
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
Battery Charger 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
Continuous Shooting
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
Display Diagonal
Battery Life
Audio Recording Formats
Auto Focus
USB Port

Expert Reviews

Picking a compact camera on a budget should be a simple task if there wasnt such a huge number on the market. No matter your budget there is always a model for you however there is a slightly... Read more…

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 7 January 2016 by LpsmoonstarTV

This is awesome! I would totally recommend it to anybody! the only problem is that I have no idea how to export videos and photos onto my computer...

Good in Low Light
Great Zoom
Large Clear LCD
Can't Export
Complicated Controls
Reviewed 24 December 2015 by Sundance

Bad software no instructions and fuzzy pictures. Buy anything else...

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid ie826, polaroid ie826p, polaroid ie826b, polaroid ie826r, polaroid ie826pn, polaroid ie826bl, polaroid ie826re, polaroid ie826pnk, polaroid ie826blk, polaroid ie826red, polaroid ie826blkp, polaroid ie826redw, polaroid ie826blkpr, polaroid ie826redwm
Barcodes 00681066471326, 30681066946085

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