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Polaroid goes all nostalgic with OneStep 2 instant camera

Polaroid goes all nostalgic with OneStep 2 instant camera

By Max Langridge

Polaroid is back in the instant camera business. The camera manufacturer has launched a new Originals brand, with the sole purpose of producing cameras that print instant photos. It's the 90s all over again. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 combines instant... Read more

Impossible Project I-1 camera brings Polaroid-style instant photos bang up to date

Impossible Project I-1 camera brings Polaroid-style instant photos bang up to date

By Luke Edwards

Impossible Project has redesigned the instant camera for the digital age and the result is the I-1.After rescuing the original Polaroid factory and all its cameras, the Impossible Project company has unveiled its own modern take on instant photography.... Read more

Polaroid Cube+ is the GoPro for the Nyan Cat generation

Polaroid Cube+ is the GoPro for the Nyan Cat generation

By Rik Henderson

Polaroid has expanded its fun and friendly action camera line-up by adding a second, higher-end device. The Polaroid Cube+ looks like the original, colourful model but adds several new features.Both the Polaroid Cube and Cube+ are both tiny devices, at... Read more

Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that records 1080p video and is ultra rugged

Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that records 1080p video and is ultra rugged

By Elyse Betters

Polaroid has launched a new camera that can fit into your pocket and shoot full 1080p HD video. It can even withstand a tumble and some water.Originally unveiled at CES 2014, the new Polaroid Cube measures less than 2 inches square and is equipped with... Read more

Polaroid Socialmatic camera confirmed for 2014 launch, aimed at those who like to share

Polaroid Socialmatic camera confirmed for 2014 launch, aimed at those who like to share

By Jake Smith

Polaroid has announced at CES 2014 in Las Vegas that its Socialmatic instant camera will be brought to market in 2014, capable of being able to not only instantly share photos on social networks like Instagram, but also print photos digitally through... Read more

Polaroid announces affordable line of 4K televisions

Polaroid announces affordable line of 4K televisions

By Jake Smith

Polaroid has announced a new line of 4K televisions, aimed to be on the more affordable side for customers. Details are slim, but the company plans to show off the 4K line further at CES 2014 in Las Vegas next week.Polaroid plans to launch screen sizes... Read more

Polaroid's Kids Tablet 2 comes packed with 70 apps, games and books

Polaroid's Kids Tablet 2 comes packed with 70 apps, games and books

By Elyse Betters

Polaroid has updated its Kids Tablet by introducing Kids Tablet 2 running the Android 4.2 OS, and it comes with 70 pre-loaded apps.The 7-inch Kids Tablet 2 has an 1024 x 600-pixel HD display, dual-core 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 1GB of RAM, front... Read more

Polaroid Socialmatic camera price revealed, coming in 2014 to take on Galaxy Camera

Polaroid Socialmatic camera price revealed, coming in 2014 to take on Galaxy Camera

By Rik Henderson

Socialmatic, the instant camera conceived to be an Instagram device until the inventor partnered with Polaroid, is to cost $299 (£196) when it hits the streets in 2014. Full specifications have also been revealed, with the operating system now tipped... Read more

Polaroid's Polamatic app arrives on Google Play - border frames and all

Polaroid's Polamatic app arrives on Google Play - border frames and all

By Elyse Betters

Polaroid's Polamatic app - which notably frames mobile snapshots in Polaroid's classic border - is now available for Android devices through Google Play.The Polamatic app first launched for iOS in May 2012. With today’s release, it is now compatible... Read more

Polaroid launches XS80 1080p action camera

Polaroid launches XS80 1080p action camera

By Ian Morris

Polaroid might be little more than a licensing brand these days, giving its name over to products it thinks "fit" with the image, but its new action camera seems like a solid idea that's priced well to compete with other, similar action cameras.Producing... Read more

Polaroid Android iM1836 interchangeable lens camera pictures and hands-on

Polaroid Android iM1836 interchangeable lens camera pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

The Polaroid iM1836 Android Camera is one of those cameras that has seemingly popped out of nowhere. Another compact system camera from an unexpected manufacturer, so surely cause for excitement? Yes. But if the form that the pre-release versions of the... Read more

Polaroid Fotobar: A new retail printing experience coming to a mall near you

Polaroid Fotobar: A new retail printing experience coming to a mall near you

By Stuart Miles

Polaroid is planning to roll out shops across America, where you'll be able to print the digital photos stuck on your hard drive, camera, and smartphone. The new Fotobars, as they will be known, will be a "retail location where you can finally see, touch,... Read more

Resurrected Polaroid brand now used on 3D TVs, docks and clocks

Resurrected Polaroid brand now used on 3D TVs, docks and clocks

By Danny Brogan

Iconic camera manufacturer Polaroid is branching out into 3D TVs, media players and audio equipment after agreeing to a partnership with Asda.The joint venture will see a range of Polaroid products sold both through ASDA’s high street retail stores... Read more

Polaroid Z2300 digital camera: Edit and print your snaps in less than a minute without a PC or a printer

Polaroid Z2300 digital camera: Edit and print your snaps in less than a minute without a PC or a printer

By Danny Brogan

Here’s a digital camera from Polaroid that enables you to edit and print your snaps without the need of a computer in less than a minute.The Polaroid Z2300 has all the functionality on board so as soon as you have captured your snap, you can edit it... Read more

Polaroid SC1630 Android cameraphone pictures and hands-on

Polaroid SC1630 Android cameraphone pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera is a curious creature. We never thought we'd start using the world "cameraphone" again, but there's simply no other way to describe it. The reality of going hands-on with it is that it's a pretty poor camera and a pretty... Read more

Retro Polaroid Z340: Instant prints with modern spec

Retro Polaroid Z340: Instant prints with modern spec

By Ben Crompton

The Polaroid Z340 has just been announced, bringing a little bit of on-the-go printing into your life, as well as the convenience of the digital format.The camera will come sporting some classic Polaroid styling, which we imagine is aimed at appealing... Read more

Polaroid - how instant snaps came back

Polaroid - how instant snaps came back

By Libby Plummer

In musical terms, kooky popstrel Lady Gaga, singer-songwriter and actor Sting and rock duo The Kills haven't got much in common, but one thing that they all share is a passion for Polaroid. In fact, Gaga is such a big fan of the cult instant-photo brand... Read more

Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on

Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on

By Libby Plummer

The Polaroid X720E is the brand's first waterproof camcorder and we managed to get up close and personal for some hands-on time with the new product. The compact gadget is waterproof up to 3m so it should survive unscathed if you're planning to use... Read more

Polaroid X800E waterproof camera hands-on

Polaroid X800E waterproof camera hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Polaroid has dipped its toes into the waterproof camera market in the UK for the first time with the introduction of the X800E compact and we were invited along to see it in action.This lightweight 8MP snapper is waterproof up to 3m, so that you don't... Read more

Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer hands-on

Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer hands-on

By Libby Plummer

First unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas back in January 2011, the Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer is the first product from the Lady Gaga Grey Label range to hit the shops.We first caught a glimpse of the printer in Vegas when the singer... Read more

Polaroid Z340 camera hands-on

Polaroid Z340 camera hands-on

By Libby Plummer

The new Polaroid Z340 has been designed to combine digital photography with instant printing in one handy product, and we were invited along for a sneak preview. The 14MP camera sports classic Polaroid styling, with the rather large chassis sporting... Read more

Lady Gaga and Polaroid mash up bears first fruit

Lady Gaga and Polaroid mash up bears first fruit

By Paul Lamkin

Over in Las Vegas at CES we were treated to a sneek peek at the products that would be coming from Polaroid as a result of hiring Lady Gaga as its creative director; the GL30 instant digital camera, the GL20 camera sunglasses, and the GL10 instant mobile... Read more

Polarised Lady Gaga launches new Polaroids

Polarised Lady Gaga launches new Polaroids

By Chris Hall

Lady Gaga, Creative Director at Polaroid, put in an appearance at CES 2011 in Las Vegas to pull the covers off a new Grey Label line of Polaroid products. Grey Label (by Haus of Gaga) is designed to offer "instant gratification with a renewed emphasis... Read more

Skin makes iPhone / iPad look like Polaroid Land Camera

Skin makes iPhone / iPad look like Polaroid Land Camera

By Rik Henderson

First there was the skin that made your iPhone look like a Leica M9, and now you can change your Apple handset into the spitting image of a 1980s Polaroid 1000 Land Camera. Well, sort of... Without the lumps, bumps and curves.However, this time the pimp... Read more

Polaroid RealD 3D glasses let you see 3D in shade or sun

Polaroid RealD 3D glasses let you see 3D in shade or sun

By Stuart Miles

Polaroid and RealD, the maker of most of the 3D glasses you'll find in a cinema near you, have just signed a global deal to create a range of Polaroid Premium 3D Eyewear."Polaroid Premium 3D Eyewear promises a range of custom frames with precisely curved... Read more

Polaroid 300 instant camera

Polaroid 300 instant camera

By Dan Sung

Pocket-lint got its hands on the first analogue return from Polaroid in the shape of the Polaroid 300 Instant Camera. There's certainly very little compact about it, but the bulk isn't matched by any kind of weight, so you won't have too much hassle in... Read more

Lady Gaga Polaroid camera coming at the start of 2011

Lady Gaga Polaroid camera coming at the start of 2011

By Dan Sung

Since Lady Gaga became a creative director at Polaroid Imaging Products the world - or at least the teenage one - has been waiting to see what the pop princess will come up with. Well, that moment is just around the corner with the first Gaga Polaroid... Read more

Pimp your fridge with Magnetic Polaroid Frames

Pimp your fridge with Magnetic Polaroid Frames

By Paul Lamkin

New and complex innovations sometimes get the wow-factor that other, more basic, creations often lack. However, sometimes the simplest ideas are the best.And that is why we at Pocket-lint love these retro Polaroid-style fridge magnets designed by Barcelona-based... Read more

Polaroid 300 heralds return of instant film photography

Polaroid 300 heralds return of instant film photography

By Rik Henderson

Digital photography may have had a good go at killing off film camera technology, but as the recent success of Lomography's Diana Mini plastic snapper proves, there's still quite a demand for the tactile nature of developed prints and their unique look.... Read more

Polaroid film goes back on sale

Polaroid film goes back on sale

By Stuart Miles

Film suitable for Polaroid cameras will go on sale at the end of the month following a 2 year project by two men, who were sad to see Polaroid discontinue it.Although officially canned by Polaroid, that hasn't stopped a company called the Impossible... Read more

Polaroid announces return of the Polaroid OneStep instant camera

Polaroid announces return of the Polaroid OneStep instant camera

By Ben Crompton

Following the news Pocket-lint covered of the re-launch of Polaroid, the company has released details of some of its upcoming products at CES in Las Vegas. These include the return of the Polaroid OneStep camera, the PIC 1000, which will be available... Read more

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

By Amy-Mae Elliott

The new owner of the Polaroid brand, PLR IP, has announced a "multi-year strategic partnership" with Lady Gaga, who will, somewhat bizarrely, "serve as creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid Imaging products"."The partnership brings together... Read more

Polaroid back from the dead: new products promised

Polaroid back from the dead: new products promised

By Stuart Miles

Polaroid will live another day thanks to a new licensing agreement meaning new cameras and other devices will be launched in 2010, according to the new owners.The new company, PLR IP Holdings, has announced the signing of six licensing agreements which... Read more

Polaroid re-launch announced

Polaroid re-launch announced

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Summit Global, the licensee of the Polaroid brand, has officially announced the world re-launch of Polaroid, with both instant photography products and digital offerings due to be re-available. The new Polaroid will manufacture a range of instant film... Read more

Urban Outfitters brings back Polaroid camera

Urban Outfitters brings back Polaroid camera

By Stuart Miles

Polaroid might have stopped production of their instant film last year in 2008, but that hasn't stopped the fan base crying out for more. Those keen to relive those iconic "Polaroid moments" can now do so thanks to Urban Outfitters who have 700 hand-numbered... Read more

Polaroid PoGo instant digital camera announced

Polaroid PoGo instant digital camera announced

By Amy-Mae Elliott

The Polaroid PoGo instant digital camera is due to launch in the UK on 11 May, and etailer Firebox has nabbed the initial exclusive to sell the new snapper. Combining the instant fun of an old skool Polaroid camera with the portable PoGo photo printer,... Read more

Polaroid bought for $87 million

Polaroid bought for $87 million

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Iconic camera company Polaroid has been acquired in the States by a joint venture from Gordon Brothers Brands and Hilco Consumer Capital in an $87 million deal. Following the news late last year that Polaroid was filing for bankruptcy protection, the... Read more

Ex-Polaroid employee planning the "re-invention of instant film"

Ex-Polaroid employee planning the "re-invention of instant film"

By Verity Burns

So Polaroid may have introduced the new instant digital camera to some way make up for the discontinuation of the original Polaroid, but it seems some have felt this just wasn't good enough. Therefore, André Bosman, a former Polaroid employee and Florian... Read more

Polaroid announce PoGo Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid announce PoGo Instant Digital Camera

By Verity Burns

Following on from the PoGo printer launched in July 2008, Polaroid has announced the all-in-one PoGo Instant Digital Camera, a new device that combines a digital camera and instant printer in one portable package. With the push of a button, users will... Read more

PoGo Instant Photo Printer from Polaroid

PoGo Instant Photo Printer from Polaroid

By Verity Burns

The PoGo Instant photo printer is just the solution for all those times you want to print photos off your mobile phone or digital camera when you're out and about.From the legend of instant pictures, Polaroid, the PoGo measures a pocket-fitting 7.2cm(W)... Read more

Polaroid shows off concept TV

Polaroid shows off concept TV

By Stuart Miles

Polaroid has shown off a prototype television design that would allow patriotic Brits to show off how much they love the UK and in particular the Union Flag. Like something out of a British version of a Michael Bay movie, the LCD television's casing is... Read more

Polaroid to launch kids camera

Polaroid to launch kids camera

By Stuart Miles

Polaroid, realising that you might not want to give your 5-year-old your latest digital camera, has created one specifically for kids. Called the Polaroid Pixie, the new model will come in pink or blue, feature a 3-megapixel sensor, a 2.4-inch screen... Read more

Polaroid PoGo Printer gets UK launch date

Polaroid PoGo Printer gets UK launch date

By Stuart Miles

Polaroid has announced its inkless mobile printer called Zink is getting a name change and a release date in the UK.From today the printer will be called the Polaroid PoGo as in "Polaroid to Go" and will cost £99 when it launches in May.In development... Read more

Polaroid launches Freescape digital media system

Polaroid launches Freescape digital media system

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Polaroid has launched a new line of "instant entertainment products" that they say will help consumers unlock their digital media. The Freescape line of digital media-sharing products enable consumers to enjoy their digital photos, songs and videos away... Read more

Polaroid launches Zink Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone printer

Polaroid launches Zink Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone printer

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Polaroid has launched a PictBridge, Bluetooth and USB-enabled Digital Instant Mobile Photo Printer for both digital cameras and mobile phones.Roughly the size of a deck of cards, the Polaroid Digital Instant Mobile Photo Printer is described as the "simple... Read more

Polaroid announces new DVD player

Polaroid announces new DVD player

By Katie Scott

The DPJ-08580B is the latest portable DVD player from Polaroid. The device has been unveiled in Japan with a price tag of 28,000 JPY, which is around £124. As well as playing DVDs, it can also be used to display the contents of fifth generation of iPods.... Read more

Polaroid to launch personal media player

Polaroid to launch personal media player

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Polaroid are moving away from their instant camera roots in the UK and moving more into the world of consumer electronics. The company, which incidentally celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, is planning a range of easy to use and affordable devices.... Read more

The ZINK Digital Camera Printer becomes Polaroid of 21 century

The ZINK Digital Camera Printer becomes Polaroid of 21 century

By Stuart Miles

The Polaroid camera is slow last century. Bearing this in mind, a US company called Zink has launched the modern day equivalent in the form of an integrated digital camera and printer.The new model, called the ZINK Enabled Digital Camera Printer, is a... Read more

Polaroid's pink foursome raises money for breast cancer research

Polaroid's pink foursome raises money for breast cancer research

By Amber Maitland

Polaroid is supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in the US by releasing four of their point and shoot digital cameras in pink hues. The four models, the a520M, i533P, i639M, and i733LP come in pink, light pink, and bright magenta. The a520M... Read more