Polaroid IX-5038 Red

MPN: IX5038REDINT  |  EAN: 0681066542248  |  Model: IX-5038

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





Choosist's Ratings

Polaroid IX-5038 Red - IX5038REDINT Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Sports Photography
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Cute & Pretty Looks
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

Selecting a Bridge Camera means you'll have a device that comes with the photo capabilities of a DSLR while being more portable and easier to put away while out and about.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Polaroid IX-5038 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Polaroid IX-5038 will satisfy your needs..


Video Scenarios

The Polaroid IX-5038, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Polaroid IX-5038 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. 

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Polaroid IX-5038 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Polaroid IX-5038 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the IX-5038 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Polaroid, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the IX-5038 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Polaroid has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. 


When you want to stand out from the crowd, the IX-5038 uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.

The IX-5038 combines style and a clever layout to create a camera that really stands out. Clean lines, high quality materials and a pristine finish ensure that this device will turn heads.

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Technical Specifications

Polaroid IX-5038 Red - IX5038REDINT Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Bridge camera
Product Colour Red
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.0-5.9
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Close-up (macro), Fireworks, Night, Night portrait, Panorama, Party (indoor), Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Forced off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3200
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Spot
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Camcorder Media Type CF, MMC,SD, SDHC, SDXC
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Video Formats Supported WAV
Video Recording Yes
Audio Formats Supported AVI
Built-in Microphone Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 4 x
Lens Type High power zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1400 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.0
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28 mm
Optical Zoom 50 x
Compatible Memory Cards CF, MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 20 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
Battery Type AA
Number Of Batteries Supported 4
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
Cables Included USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 63 mm
Height 120 mm
Weight 355 g
Width 120 mm