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Polaroid IX-5038 Digital Camera

£175.50
£136.99 £38.51 cheaper than 13 days ago
Bridge Camera 20MP 50x Aug 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
User reviews are good
Easy to use
Reasonably priced
7 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this digital camera on average 86 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Polaroid Digital Cameras Have OK Reviews

Average reviews across all Polaroid cameras are ok, however average reviews across just Polaroid's high megapixel cameras are poor.


Design

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.

Good 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.

Not Robust

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


Price

Reasonably 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”.

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Good Quality Pictures

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

Good Quality Lens

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


Support

Good Support

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.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The IX-5038 supports video recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched in the last year also support video recording.

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Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

The IX-5038 has a quite big optical zoom (50 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The average optical zoom of newly released cameras is 22x.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ82 (£329.00) (60x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The IX-5038 has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the Sony Alpha A6000 (£439.00), the Canon IXUS 285 HS (£139.38), and the Nikon Coolpix B700 (£312.41) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The IX-5038 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

Alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to consider include the Nikon S3700.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The IX-5038 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the IX-5038 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other new comparable spec digital cameras.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Sony Alpha A6000 (£439.00), or the Canon EOS 750D - Rebel T6i (£399.00) which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the D5300 (3.2" and higher rated), or the D5600 (3.2" and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Canon M5 (£722.72) (3.2" and higher rated).

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Polaroid IX-5038 has a hand strap. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out in the last 12 months also have a hand strap.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Polaroid IX-5038 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other recently released digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Canon SX710 HS (£200.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Other

Released Nine Months Ago

Polaroid released the IX-5038 in April 2017.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 355 grams, the Polaroid IX-5038 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Canon EOS M3 (319g).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid ix5038red, polaroid ix5038blk
Barcodes 00681066259665, 00681066285367, 00681066542248, 30681066259666

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Nikon Coolpix B700 vs Polaroid IX-5038

Nikon Coolpix B700 vs Polaroid IX-5038
Nikon Coolpix B700 Polaroid IX-5038
£ 312.41 £136.99
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17% Bigger Optical Zoom
2% Higher Megapixel Count
Better Selling
£175 More Expensive
Only One Supported Battery

Sony ILCA-68K vs Polaroid IX-5038

Sony ILCA-68K vs Polaroid IX-5038
Sony ILCA-68K Polaroid IX-5038
£ 548.97 £136.99
45% Shorter
30% Bigger Digital Zoom
18% Higher Megapixel Count
£412 More Expensive
241g Heavier

Nikon Coolpix B500 vs Polaroid IX-5038

Nikon Coolpix B500 vs Polaroid IX-5038
Nikon Coolpix B500 Polaroid IX-5038
£ 190.00 £136.99
41.7mm Shorter
Slightly Narrower
More Popular
£53 More Expensive
Heavier
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