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Polaroid IX-5038

£139.99
A highly rated and 1 year old bridge camera, perfect for wildlife photography
Bridge 20MP 50x Yes Aug 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Polaroid IX-5038 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 1 year old, we have ranked the Polaroid IX-5038 number 79 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 86%. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Polaroid, this camera features some of the latest camera technology. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is fairly priced and good picture quality. However they also report it is not robust.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Fairly big optical zoom
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 7 in wildlife photography cameras. However average for everyday photography, ranking number 20 in everyday photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 61 in landscape photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Polaroid IX-5038?

The Polaroid IX-5038 is 120mm wide and 63mm tall. It is 120mm deep and weighs 355g.

Polaroid IX-5038 front dimensions

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Polaroid IX-5038 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 8 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Polaroid camera is 86 out of 100. 5 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was easy to use. Shane Knighton mentioned “Very easy to use and pictures are very clear” in his review of the Polaroid IX-5038.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three customers considered that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Polaroid IX-5038 review on Amazon “Great value”. In December Carla London wrote “Well worth the money I am very happy with this camera, with other cameras I found the shutter buttion would take a while to focus”.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Several people said in their reviews that the Polaroid IX-5038 was able to produce good images.

Users Report Helpful Technical Guidance

One Polaroid IX-5038 reviewer who bought it said that it had good technical guidance. Blade wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Lovely looking camera, easy to use and simple instructions” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. This month Carla London mentioned on Amazon “This one seems to be sharp and quick and the picture quality is amazing” in her review.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

One Polaroid IX-5038 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Users Report it is Not Robust

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Polaroid IX-5038 was not well made. Worcestersauce said “It's plasticky and horrid” .

Polaroid Has OK Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 923 expert and owner reviews (including 157 verified purchases) for Polaroid cameras and found that on average Polaroid has ok reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Polaroid has ok reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 97% of those that bought a Polaroid digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under a year old but has mediocre features. However at £139.99 it is cheaper than 80% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Polaroid IX-5038 and the United Kingdom price of £139.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $181.84 (£236.72).

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Features

Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Polaroid IX-5038's sensor megapixels of 20MP is in the highest 20% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the IX-5038 of 50x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The IX-5038 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The IX-5038's weight of 355g is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Polaroid IX-5038 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Polaroid IX-5038 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The IX-5038 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the IX-5038 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 11 Months Ago

Polaroid released the IX-5038 in August 2016.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00681066259665, 00681066285367, 00681066542248

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