Polaroid IX-5038


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Polaroid IX-5038

Polaroid IX-5038
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A positively reviewed and fairly new bridge camera, with good features
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 2 years old, we have ranked the Polaroid IX-5038 number 634 across all digital cameras.
8 Reviews
Good Features
18 Months Old
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 86%. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and good picture quality. However they also report that it is not robust.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
Bigger than average optical zoom
Heavier than average
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Landscape Photography
Everyday Photography
Wildlife Photography

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
Polaroid IX-5038 size in context

Polaroid IX-5038 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 8 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 86 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report That 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 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”.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

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

Users Report Great 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 Excellent 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.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

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

Customers Report That 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” .

Very Good Brand

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


Released 18 Months Ago

Polaroid released the IX-5038 in August 2016.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The IX-5038's sensor megapixels of 20MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 23% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The IX-5038's optical zoom of 50x is bigger than 79% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Polaroid IX-5038 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The IX-5038's weight of 355g is in the heaviest 32% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Polaroid IX-5038 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which 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), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the IX-5038 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 43% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The IX-5038's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 63% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

goods4less ix5038red, polaroid ix5038blk


00019643304918, 00681066259665, 00681066285367, 00681066542248, 08944467046213, 30681066259666

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