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Polaroid iM1836 Android interchangeable lens camera hands-on

Polaroid iM1836 Android interchangeable lens camera hands-on

Polaroid may not be the first name you think of when you imagine cutting-edge cameras, but the new Polaroid iM1836 joins a rarified club of Android-based snappers. Pairing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with an interchangeable lens system of Polaroid's own devising, the iM1836 shoots up to 18-megapixel stills and up to 1080p Full HD video, and does the same sort of wireless uploads - minus 4G - as Samsung's Galaxy Camera.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 20, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 20, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening everyone. It looks like Samsung may soon be hit with antitrust charges from the European Commission after taking Apple to court with numerous patent disputes, and there's a new iOS 6 jailbreak scam on the scene that wants you to shell out $28. Acer might be looking to beat the rumored $99 Nexus tablet to the punch with its leaked Iconia B1, and Google announced today that it has no plans to enter the retail space as originally suspected.

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Polaroid mirrorless Android Camera confirmed for CES 2013

Polaroid mirrorless Android Camera confirmed for CES 2013

It would appear that the Polaroid camera spoken about earlier this week running Android with a mirrorless build and interchangeable lenses galore has been confirmed by none other than Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy. Speaking with Imaging Resource about the situation, Hardy made it perfectly clear that there will, indeed, be an Android Polaroid device at CES and that it wont be the same one they had before - this one will have interchangeable lenses: it's all so clear!

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Polaroid IM1836 interchangeable lens Android camera rumored as world’s first

Polaroid IM1836 interchangeable lens Android camera rumored as world’s first

It wouldn't be out of the question for Polaroid to do a double-down with the "first of" cameras in 2013 with a follow-up to their January 2011 release of the SC1630 Smart Camera. As they revealed that first-to-the-market type of device earlier this year, it was a rather giant deal to be combining the power of a standard pocketable camera with Google's mobile operating system. Here near the end of 2012 we're seeing rumor that they'll follow up with team-up with Sakar International for the "world's first compact interchangeable lens Android camera."

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 27, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 27, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening, everyone. This afternoon, RIM delivered its quarterly report, and even though it didn't look too good, it was still better than quarterly reports of the past. Samsung is teasing a new Galaxy Note II event for October 24, while Google turned 14 years old today and celebrated with a brand new doodle. Qualcomm introduced a pair of new processors for mobile devices today, and a series of new iPhone patents deals with things like disappearing buttons, 3D displays, and invisible speakers.

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Polaroid announces new line of sports video cameras

Polaroid announces new line of sports video cameras

If you're an adventurous type of person, then Polaroid has a new line of sports video cameras aimed directly at you. Revealed at Photokina, the new Polaroid XS line is for those who need their cameras to stand up to abuse while still being portable enough to record and snap pictures on the go. The average consumer probably won't find much value in these cameras, but if you're a sports enthusiast and spend every weekend taking in nature, these are the cameras for you.

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Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

Polaroid and Sakar show off new camcorder line

I'm sure almost everyone out there is familiar with the name Polaroid. If you grew up in the 80s, someone you knew had one of those Polaroid instant cameras that spit photographs out the front. Polaroid and Sakar have announced a new line of easy-to-use and compact camcorders, including one of the world's thinnest and lightest full HD resolution units.

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Impossible Instant Lab offers Polaroid stills from your iPhone snaps

Impossible Instant Lab offers Polaroid stills from your iPhone snaps

The Impossible Project isn't content with restarting Polaroid's abandoned instant film production; it also has a Kickstarter, offering a decidedly odd-looking way of getting instant prints from your iPhone. Rather than plugging in via the dock connector, as we've seen other mobile printers do, the Impossible Instant Lab takes an altogether more accordion-like approach, basically slapping the iPhone on top of a modified Polaroid camera base.

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