Well Polaroid has released the Polaroid iM1836 Android™-powered compact interchangeable-lens smart camera, that was introduced at CES 2013, it is available at Amazon and WalMart The Polaroid iM1836 offers DSLR quality and flexibility but with the simplicity, affordability and convenience of a point-and-shoot camera. It also takes full HD Video and photos and allows you to upload those to your social networks. Built into a compact 4/3 body with a sleek matte white finish, the iM1836 features a 3.5″ touch screen LCD display with Android 4.1.
Produced by Sakar International, an authorized Polaroid licensee, the Polaroid iM1836 comes standard with a 10-30mm optical zoom lens, perfect for capturing those every day family lifestyle images. An additional 500mm telephoto lens will be available in November to help users easily capture far away recital images or close ups of the winning goal, and a 50mm lens will be available in early 2014.
The Polaroid iM1836 runs on the intuitive Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” operating system making capturing and sharing great shots with friends and family seamless. The camera features built-in peer-to-peer Wi-Fi and easy-to-use photo sharing apps installed which allow users to instantly upload and share stunning, professional-quality image creations via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flikr, Vimeo and more, all at the touch of a button. In addition, the Polaroid iM1836 also features Google Play, the one-stop-shop for apps, movies, music, books and magazines, allowing consumers access to all of its over 600,000 apps and games. Wi-Fi also pairs the iM1836 with any enabled device to upload images and video through a mobile phone, PC or even an iPod Touch device.
With auto blink detection and auto face exposure, and a detachable flash, the Polaroid iM1836 ensures a great shot every time. In addition, the camera has wide-angle panoramic capability also built-in for breathtaking landscape photography without the added cost and weight of high-end equipment. When the action calls for more than just a still image, the iM1836 also captures 1080p HD video and, with built-in HDMI output, the compact device also doubles as a portable multimedia player—just connect it to any TV or monitor to view video or photo slide shows.
“This camera has generated tremendous buzz since it first debuted at CES this year,” said Sakar President Jeff Saka. “Now, we’re thrilled to see it hit store shelves, just in time for the holiday season, making it perfect for capturing precious family memories and for gift-giving.”
The Polaroid iM1836 is available for $299 MSRP in select Walmart stores and online at Amazon.com.