Polaroid Announces Three New Hi-Definition Mountables
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 February, 2014 - Polaroid expands their existing line of hi-definition sports action cameras by adding high-definition resolution, Wi-Fi, auto rotation, waterproof technology, and ultra wide angle lenses. The point-of-view cameras also come with mounting equipment, allowing photos and footage to be taken practically anywhere and from any angle.
“Polaroid is all about capturing fun, in the moment images and video from the user’s unique point of view and that is what this fast growing sports action camera category does the best,” says Polaroid President and CEO Scott W. Hardy.
“Adding Wi-Fi connectivity to our popular XS100 model will now allow users to share their unique videos and images instantly, which is the heart of what Polaroid is all about. With these cameras, whether it may be biking, skiing, snowboarding or surfing, we want to provide users the ability to capture and share their finest moments and moves with the best possible coverage, at vantage points like no other.”
The Polaroid XS100i camera builds upon the success of the XS100 model but adds Wi-Fi with iOS and Android apps so consumers can adjust settings remotely, watch video in real-time and share videos instantly with friends, family or social media. The XS100i has a distortion-free ultra wide lens offering 170° of coverage and records video in 1080p, 720p, and 960p, and can capture still images in 3MP, 5MP and 16MP.
It has a G-Sensor (Auto Rotation) assuring the greatest shot possible, regardless of the camera’s position. In addition, the Polaroid XS100i camera is shockproof and waterproof up to 30’ or 10m and offers 32MB of internal memory and up to 32GB on a micro SD card. The XS100i is now shipping and available at retailers for $179.
The Polaroid C³ model camera is a uniquely innovative camera with a square design, professional 5MP CMOS Sensor and a wide angle lens that provides 120° of coverage. It can capture video in hi-definition 1280 x720 and 640x480, and still images at 1.3MP, 3.0MP and 5.0 MP. The new Polaroid HD sports video camera is waterproof up to 2M, features a microphone and LED light and offers 2MB in internal memory and supports up to 32GB with micro SD card.
The Polaroid XS1000i model camera is a professional HD sports video camera with a unique patent-pending quick-change mounting system, a professional 16MP Aptina CMOS Sensor and ultra wide angle lens offering 170° of coverage. In addition, this camera will feature anti-shake technology and a gyro sensor to help keep the shot still even when the user isn’t. Action footage can be captured in 1080p at 30 frames per second (fps), 960p at 30fps and 720 at 60 fps. In addition, users can simultaneously capture video and still images with single, burst, continuous and time lapse mode.