Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera First Impressions Review

The legendary photo brand takes a crack at a camera-heavy Android handset.

Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives.

Introduction

More and more people are turning to their awesome smartphones with iffy cameras for their everyday photography. Polaroid takes a similar, if fundamentally backwards approach with the SC1630 Smart Camera. It's an OK camera attached to a decent Android phone. It actually works better than you might expect. We spent a brief time with it on the showroom floor at CES 2012 and gathered some initial impressions.

Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives.

Sections

  1. Our First Take
  2. Product Tour
  3. Handling
  4. Modes
  5. Controls
  6. Hardware
  7. Conclusion
  8. Photo Gallery
  9. Specs

What's Your Take?

All Comments
Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives.
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below