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Polaroid IF045

£98.00
£45.00 £53.00 cheaper than 64 days ago
A classic and great value for money compact digital camera
Compact 14MP 5x No Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Polaroid IF045 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Polaroid IF045 number 183 across all digital cameras.
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315 Reviews
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Why Has it Scored 64?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 71%, based on 315 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is fairly priced and is robust. However they also report sub-standard product quality.
This Polaroid digital camera is missing some features:
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Quite low ISO sensitivity (max)
Does not have an HDMI
Very low waterproof up to

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the IF045 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 103 in landscape photography cameras. It is also mediocre for portrait photography, ranking number 141 in portrait photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 207 in sports photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £98 to £45 in the last 64 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 59% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.
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Polaroid IF045 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Average

The average owner rating of this Polaroid camera is 71% based on 315 owner reviews.

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Users Report Sub-Standard Product Quality

Six owners thought this digital camera was not good quality.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Two customers reckoned that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six people wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Polaroid Has OK Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 923 owner and expert reviews (including 157 verified purchases), Polaroid has ok reviews for its digital cameras. Polaroid also has ok reviews specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Polaroid digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Robust

Three people thought it was good at resisting water ingress.

  • Screen not great underwater…
    Katie96 (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Very clear underwater photos would recommend this for amateur photography…
    Sara (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Works well, screen not great underwater…
    Katie96 (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Excellent for a cheap underwater camera…
    AlanJC (Amazon) - July 2015
  • The camera performance was excellent used for filming underwater…
    Eve (Amazon) - April 2015

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £45.00 it is cheaper than 96% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by £53 (54%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Polaroid IF045 and the United Kingdom price of £45.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $49.99 (£65.07).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Polaroid IF045 of 14MP is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Polaroid IF045's optical zoom of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked 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 frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this camera has a maximum video resolution of 640 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Polaroid IF045 of 2.8 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The Polaroid IF045's ISO sensitivity (max) 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. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other digital cameras, the Polaroid IF045 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Has a Second Display

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

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

Across all the cameras the waterproof (up to) range from 3m to 60m, and the average waterproof up to is 12m. The waterproof up to of the Polaroid IF045 of only 3m is in the lowest 19% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Polaroid IF045's digital zoom of 5x is in the biggest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Waterproof

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Polaroid IF045 of 2.7" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since November 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid if045blacksol, polaroid if045bluekm, polaroid if045pnkint, brand if045b
Barcodes 00523161248062, 00681066392508, 00681066710029, 00681066859544, 00848296059506

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