Polaroid PDC3350 Review

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Polaroid PDC3350



Features & Controls



Polaroid PDC3350

The PDC3350 is equipped with a 3X optical zoom lens, 7.7-23.1mm (equivalent to 35 - 105mm in 35mm format) f/2.6 - f/5.0, multi-coated all glass lens with aspherical elements.  When powered down the lens automatically retracts into the camera and is protected by a builtin lens cap.

TTL contrast detection Autofocus Range:

    Normal: 18 in. ~ infinity
    Macro: Wide 4 ~ 24 in., Tele 8 ~ 24 in.




Polaroid PDC3350

The optical viewfinder has about 83% coverage, there is no dioptric adjustment. There are no framing or focus area indicators in the viewfinder. The LED indicates auto focus and flash status.



Polaroid PDC3350

The built-in flash has modes for auto flash, fill-flash in low lighting and backlight condition, flash-on and flash-off and "Red-eye" reduction function. The flash working range in wide angle is approx. 2.6 ~ 10 ft., Tele 2.6 ~ 6.7 ft.



Polaroid PDC3350

The zoom controls function as the image Index and Magnify buttons in play mode. Along the right side of the color LCD are the DISPLAY button, turns LCD on/off and controls the info displayed on it. The MENU button calls up and dismisses the menu system. The OK button accepts menu selections.

The 4-way selector switch is for navigating menu options, press the MENU/OK button in the center to call up the menu or accept a selection. Press "Left" to activate Self-timer mode, press "Right" to enable Macro focus mode, press "Up" to change flash modes and press "Down" for Quick Review. In Play mode you press "Right" or "Left" to advance to the next picture.



Polaroid PDC3350

On top you'll find the power On/Off button and the shutter release. The Mode Dial has positions for Play, Auto, Manual, Movie and SETup.



Polaroid PDC3350

Images and movies are stored in 16MB of internal memory or on optional Secure Digital (SD) or MultiMedia Card (MMC) memory cards.


Capacity 16MB Memory
Image Size Fine Normal
2048 x 1536 11 22
1600 x 1200 18 37
1024 x 768 45 90
640 x 480 112 225
320 x 240 Movie approx. 60 secs.




Polaroid PDC3350

I/O ports include a miniature USB connector, DC IN for an optional AC power supply and a Video Out for connection to a TV set.



Polaroid PDC3350

The PDC3350 can be powered by a CR-V3 lithium one-use battery or it can use two AA type batteries, alkaline, NiMH or NiCd type.





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