Polaroid SC1630 Android Camera Hopes to Keep Company Relevent
January 16, 2012 10:13 AM
comment(s) - last by
Offers full access to Android Market
During CES, there were many new digital cameras unveiled including ones from
, along with a slew of new Android hardware. Polaroid unveiled a new digital camera recently that runs the Android operating system and from the back looks more like a smartphone than a digital camera. The camera is called the Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera.
The sensor inside the camera is a 16-megapixel unit and it has 3x optical zoom. It also has Wi-Fi to allow you to access and directly upload video to your social networking site of choice or photos sites. Polaroid says that the camera weighs five ounces and it can capture digital video too. Polaroid integrates 18 different scene modes and has a 3.2-inch rear display.
Smart Features inside the camera include automatic face detection and smile detection. The camera also has GPS the ability to arrange the photos inside the camera by date and location. The SC1630 also has the ability to edit photos and video right on the device before uploading. Users can remove red eye, crop, resize, and correct color. Memory cards up to 32GB are supported and the cam supports the Android Market.
"Polaroid has helped the world bring stories to life through photographs for the past 75 years," said Scott W. Hardy, President, Polaroid. "The newest member of the Polaroid family, the Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera unites the beauty of high-end digital images with powerful Android connectivity features. The result is an instant experience of click, capture and share that enables social networks to see and experience the moment as if they were there."
reports that the camera release date and price haven't been revealed yet. The integrated social networking support is for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and more with a single button press. "Polaroid's heritage is in sharing," says Scott Hardy, president of Polaroid. "We were the original photography brand that had a sharing platform. You could take a picture and then instantly share it with someone."
This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled
RE: Now add a phone...
1/16/2012 12:13:47 PM
I have a gut feeling this camera will fall between smartphone and discrete pocket cameras in terms of image quality.
Just a hunch...
"This is about the Internet. Everything on the Internet is encrypted. This is not a BlackBerry-only issue. If they can't deal with the Internet, they should shut it off." -- RIM co-CEO Michael Lazaridis
Canon Unveils Powershot G1 X, Elph 520 HS, 110HS Cameras
January 9, 2012, 11:39 AM
New Qi Version 1.2 Allows Wireless Charging From 2 Inches Away
July 31, 2014, 3:53 PM
HTC J Butterfly Announced by Japan's KDDI, Packs LTE-A Carrier Aggregation
July 31, 2014, 2:34 PM
T-Mobile Subscriber Numbers Surpass 50 Million, Sees Q2 Profit of $391M
July 31, 2014, 12:24 PM
Verizon Wireless Launches 5.7", 960x540 LG G Vista Smartphone for $400 Off Contract
July 31, 2014, 11:02 AM
Mini-Me: Xperia Z3's Petite Companion, Xperia Z3 Mini Leaks
July 31, 2014, 9:40 AM
Samsung Reports Lower Smartphone Sales, Operating Profit Falls 25% YoY
July 31, 2014, 8:55 AM
Most Popular Articles
Facebook Will Force Android, iOS Users to Use Messenger App This Week
July 29, 2014, 11:26 AM
Sony's Xperia Z3 Gets Detailed in Leaked Photos
July 25, 2014, 2:30 PM
Ford's Extensive Use of Aluminum in '15 F-150 Results in $395 Increase for Base Models
July 28, 2014, 3:02 PM
Pentagon's Priciest Project, F-35, Misses International Debut
July 25, 2014, 10:18 AM
T-Mobile CEO John Legere is on the Warpath Again; Introduces $100, 10GB Family Plan
July 28, 2014, 10:12 AM
Latest Blog Posts
Space Terrorism is a Looming Threat For the United States
Apr 23, 2014, 7:47 PM
Facebook Aims to Provide Internet to "Every Person in the World" with Drones, Satellites
Apr 1, 2014, 10:20 AM
Retail Mobile Sites Experience Outages in Light of Simplexity's Bankruptcy
Mar 14, 2014, 8:48 AM
Tesla vs. BMW: Who Has the Safer EV?
Feb 1, 2014, 2:56 PM
Justice Leaks Details of Next HTC One Two Flagship Phone
Dec 5, 2013, 4:04 PM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2014 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information