Polaroid iM1836 Interchangeable Lens Android Camera Preview

Today at CES 2013, Polaroid introduced the world's first Android-powered compact interchangeable lens "smart camera." It features an 18 megapixel CMOS image sensor capable of recording Full HD 1080p video, Auto blink detection, Auto face exposure, a pop-up flash, and the ability to easily capture panorama photographs.

But the real star is the the Android 4.1 "Jelly Been" operating system, which users will access via the large 3.5-inch touchscreen LCD display. Sharing and backing up photos is a breeze thanks to built-in peer-to-peer WiFi capability and, should Wi-Fi be unavailable, built-in Bluetooth connectivity is also available.

Given its compact design and the ability to add any Micro Four Thirds compatible lens, the iM1836 is the perfect digicam for someone who takes a lot of photos with his or her smartphone because of the convenience, but wishes the quality and performance to reach near-dSLR levels.

Polaroid iM1836 Interchangeable Lens Android Camera Features
  • 18 megapixel CMOS image sensor
  • Compatible with all Micro Four Thirds lenses
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • 10-30mm optical zoom lens
  • 3.5-inch touchscreen LCD display
  • Auto blink detection
  • Auto face exposure
  • Pop-up flash
  • Full HD 1080p video
  • Panorama
  • Built-in HDMI output
  • Built-in peer-to-peer WiFi
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
The Polaroid iM1836 Interchangeable Lens Android Camera should be available this spring with an MSRP of $399.

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