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Polaroid IX-5038 Digital Camera

20MP 50x 4x Aug 2016
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Digital Zoom Release Date
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14 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this digital camera rated this camera 86% on average.

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.

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”.

Good Quality Pictures

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

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.

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.

Good Quality Lens

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

Just Released Five Months Ago

This bridge camera camera has only been on the market for five months.

Has an Image Stabilizer

The IX-5038 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other latest cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports a CF|MMC|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many recently released similar spec cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Very Light

Digital cameras that have been around for the last year have weights of between 350g and 770g, and the average weight is 590g. With a weight of only 355 grams, the Polaroid IX-5038 is one of the lighter similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IX-5038 amongst bridge cameras of this age.

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Four Number of Batteries Supporteds

The IX-5038 has more number of batteries supporteds than most of the recently released cameras. Most of the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IX-5038 only have between one and three number of batteries supporteds, however this digital camera has four number of batteries supporteds.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the IX-5038 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for the last year. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on bridge cameras that were released in the last year. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Polaroid digital camera.

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Has Two Light Exposure Modess

The Polaroid IX-5038 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most bridge cameras that were released in the last year. The most frequently found light exposure modes is Manual, but this light exposure modes is not found on this camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE and Shutter priority AE are also found on this Polaroid camera.

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11 Reasons Against

Polaroid Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Polaroid is one of the mediocre digital camera manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all cameras.

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 Increase of £23.73

The IX-5038 has increased in price by £23.73 in the last 31 days.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The IX-5038 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other bridge cameras that were launched in the last year also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The IX-5038 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the IX-5038, the IX-5038 is not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec cameras that came out in the last year are not 3D. The IX-5038 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most bridge cameras that came out in the last year do not have a GPS (satellite). The IX-5038 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IX-5038 do not support video capability. The IX-5038 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The IX-5038 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in flash.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Polaroid IX-5038 has a greater number of flash modes than most recently released cameras. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on new digital cameras. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Forced off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Polaroid camera.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Polaroid IX-5038

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the IX-5038 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the IX-5038.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 50 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IX-5038 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the IX-5038.

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Average Megapixel

The IX-5038 has a relatively typical megapixel (20 megapixels) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IX-5038.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Polaroid IX-5038 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Lens Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Video Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
White Balance
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 28 September 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great value. A lovely camera.

Reviewed 27 September 2016 by Carla London
(Verified Purchase)

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 and take the picture but this one seems to be sharp and quick and... Read more…

Reviewed 26 September 2016 by Arnaud
(Verified Purchase)

Working fine.

Reviewed 2 September 2016 by Pritha Roy
(Verified Purchase)

Great quick service also handy little toy for school great value...

Reviewed 27 August 2016 by Shane Knighton
(Verified Purchase)

Very easy to use and pictures are very clear.

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Blade
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely looking camera, easy to use and simple instructions. Great zoom.

Reviewed 13 June 2016 by WorcesterSauce

This is an appalling bad and hateful piece of equipment. It's plasticky and horrid. You will have endless problems with getting the AA batteries in and out (and keeping them in position) - horrid... Read more…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers polaroid ix5038, polaroid ix5038r, polaroid ix5038b, polaroid ix5038w, polaroid ix5038bl, polaroid ix5038wh, polaroid ix5038re, polaroid ix5038wht, polaroid ix5038red, polaroid ix5038blk, polaroid ix5038redi, polaroid ix5038whti, polaroid ix5038whtin, polaroid ix5038redin, polaroid ix5038redint, polaroid ix5038whtint
Barcodes 00681066259665, 00681066285367, 00681066542248, 30681066259666

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