It’s official – Polaroid have confirmed that the Polaroid Socialmatic camera will be brought to a shop (near you) during the course of this year [Autumn 2014]. I don’t know about you, but I am quite excited about this camera. Let’s see what it’s going to do and how it’s going to revolutionise the way we take/print/share photos.
[pull_quote_center]Polaroid was the original social network: allowing people to instantly capture, print and share life’s moments in a way that had never been possible before.[/pull_quote_center]
The Polaroid Socialmatic camera combines the nostalgic appeal of vintage Polaroid instant cameras with the modern convenience of being able to instantly connect and share via major social media networks using the camera’s built in Wi-Fi and Android interface.
The camera will come with a built in Wi-Fi which will enable you to post your images to your favourite social networking websites. Instantly.
If Wi-Fi isn’t immediately available, you will be able to pair the camera with your smartphone via Bluetooth and instant share from virtually anywhere.
ZERO INK DIGITAL PRINTING
Of course, the Polaroid Socialmatic camera will allow you to select, print and share your images instantly on ZINK Paper featuring the ink-free Zero Ink Printing technology by ZINK Imaging.
Images can be touched up, edited, and you can add clip art, icons, or text to any image prior to printing or posting.
When ready, you press “print” and the Polaroid Socialmatic camera will automatically print a 2X3 inch full-colour sticker-backed ZINK photo in under a minute.
EASY TO USE
The Polaroid Socialmatic camera will utilise an Android operating system, providing you with a familiar, easy to use interface and a broad range of creative capabilities and apps.
The camera will feature a 4.5” touchscreen LCD display for easy navigation and an LED flash for great images even in low light.
You will be able to save your images to a Micro SD card or to the camera’s 4GB of internal storage.
The Polaroid Socialmatic camera will feature a 14 megapixel front-side camera and 2 megapixel rear-side camera.