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Polaroid IF045

Polaroid IF045
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A classic but 4 year old compact camera, with good features
Compact 14MP 5x No Nov 2013
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Polaroid IF045 Review

With very good reviews but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Polaroid IF045 as follows:
72
Reviews
365 Reviews
65
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 40%, based on 365 reviews. Praktica cameras also 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 reasonably priced, design and good video capture.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
14-megapixel waterproof dual screen digital camera
5x digital zoom to capture still photos at a moments notice; 720p video recording
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

81
Portrait Photography
Excellent
83
Landscape Photography
Excellent
79
Sports Photography
Very Good
81
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Polaroid IF045 Video Reviews

How Big is the Polaroid IF045?

Polaroid IF045 front dimensions
Polaroid IF045 size in context

Polaroid IF045 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This camera received a score of 20 out of 100 from digital camera expert review site Les Numeriques.com. This puts this Polaroid camera in the bottom 1% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 364 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Polaroid digital camera is 80 out of 100. 74 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

12 customers who bought the product thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Nice Design

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking and two people who reviewed it agreed that it was neat.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Five customers wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use.

Polaroid Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 1,395 user and expert reviews (including 538 verified purchases), Polaroid has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 99% of those that bought a Polaroid digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Robust

Five people said in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to carry around.

  • The camera is small and lightweight which is great for carrying…
    DeeDee (Walmart.com) - October 2016
  • This camera is rather compact and was easy to carry around underwater…
    Ernie (Walmart.com) - November 2017
  • It's waterproof, because it has a tight seal, then it's not easy to get into the water…
    Ruth (Walmart.com) - October 2017
  • Certainly worked well under heavy water use…
    John (Amazon) - January 2016
  • It is compact and therefore easy to carry in your pocket…
    Janet (Amazon) - June 2016

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

15 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Great Product Quality

11 customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Polaroid camera was released in November 2013.

Features

Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The Polaroid IF045 has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Polaroid IF045 of only 14MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 28% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Polaroid IF045's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Polaroid IF045 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Polaroid IF045's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 49% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Polaroid IF045's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 200 is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Polaroid IF045 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Polaroid IF045 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Has a Second Display

The Polaroid IF045 has a second display, unlike 99% of cameras which do not have a second display.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Polaroid IF045 supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Waterproof

The Polaroid IF045 is waterproof, unlike 92% of cameras which are not waterproof.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Polaroid IF045 of 5x is bigger than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

The waterproof up to of the Polaroid IF045 of only 3m is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest waterproof up to of digital cameras is 3m, the highest is 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The Polaroid IF045 supports a maximum still image resolution of 3648 x 2736. That's over three times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Polaroid IF045's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00172304280249, 00523161248062, 00681066710029, 00848296059506, 05510005815332

Frequently Asked Questions About the Polaroid IF045

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