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Polaroid iM1836 Mirrorless Android Camera Now Shipping

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The Polaroid iM1836 Mirrorless Android Camera is now available for pre-order at Amazon US. The camera looks close to a Nikon 1 camera and priced for $299.99.

Both on Amazon and Polaroid site they have notted the specs as “Compact micro 4/3 body”. It is not a Four Thirds system and is an Android powered compact interchangeable-lens smart camera.

Polaroid iM1836 is the world’s first Android based mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that was announced at CES 2013 and is produced by Sakar.



Polaroid iM1836 Mirrorless Android Camera Specifications


  • Powered by Android 4.0 Series (Jelly Bean): The Polaroid iM1836 is powered by the latest Android operating system, called Jelly Bean. Running Jelly Bean 4.1 provides the iM1836 camera with the latest in portable technology and wireless connectivity.
  • HD Pictures and Video: The 18-megapixel power of the Polaroid iM1836 gives you true HD pictures and video, including panoramic pictures and and ISO of up to 3200. Additional features include Face Auto Exposure and Blink Detection. A pop-up flash is built in for low-light conditions.
  • Included 10mm-30mm Lens: The package includes a 10mm-30mm lens to get you started taking great pictures right away. Lenses are interchangeable on the Polaroid iM1836, letting you get the perfect shot regardless of the location, light setting, or activity level. (Extra lenses are sold separately.)
  • 3.5″ Touch Screen LCD Display: The LCD display is a large 3.5″, with touch controls, so you can quickly navigate menus, make on-the-fly edits, and scan through galleries.
  • Built-In Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi: The Polaroid iM1836 features peer-to-peer Wi-Fi, allowing you to share pictures on the fly wirelessly, without the need for a router. The iM1836 can create an ad-hoc network with another compatible device to share files. Connect to a router to quickly upload pictures and video.
  • Bluetooth: The iM1836 can also connect to compatible Bluetooth-enable devices to share and upload files.
  • Versatile Outputs: The HDMI Type B output lets you connect your Polaroid to external displays such as monitors and HDTVs. A headphone output lets you monitor audio while filming video. And an SD card slot lets you swap cards for expanded storage on the go.