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Polaroid IS426

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Polaroid IS426

£79.99
Polaroid IS426
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A top-value and classic compact camera, good for everyday photography
Compact 16MP 4x Yes Jul 2013
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Polaroid IS426 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Polaroid IS426 number 145 in best selling cameras and number 241 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
207 Reviews
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Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Good Features
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Age
4 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 74%, based on 207 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, design and it is reasonably priced. However they also report poor product quality.
This Polaroid digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Slower than average camera shutter speed

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the IS426 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 115 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 123 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 115 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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. There was a cheaper price of £49.99 on Amazon UK 17 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 56% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the Polaroid IS426?

The Polaroid IS426 is 95mm wide and 58mm tall. It is 23mm deep and weighs 105g.

Polaroid IS426 front dimensions
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Reviews Summary

Average Owner Reviews

This camera has an average owner rating of 74 out of 100 based on 207 owner reviews.

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Users Report Inferior Product Quality

Seven people wrote that it was not good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven people who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two people thought it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good value for money.

Polaroid Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £79.99 it is cheaper than 97% of cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since July 2013.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Polaroid IS426's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 44% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Polaroid IS426's optical zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Polaroid IS426 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Slower Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Polaroid IS426 of only 0s is very slow compared to most other cameras. It is slower than 98% of all cameras when ranked 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 IS426's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 400 is in the lowest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IS426 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Light

The weight of the Polaroid IS426 of only 105g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Polaroid IS426 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Polaroid IS426's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 18mm is in the shortest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Not Waterproof

The Polaroid IS426 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that 92% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Polaroid IS426's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 83% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Polaroid IS426 has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Polaroid IS426 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Polaroid IS426 of only 6mm is in the shortest 30% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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