The Polaroid range of ultra compact entry level cameras comes up with the a530, a very basic compact digital camera. Read on to know more about its latest features, comparative price and technical specifications.

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Polaroid a530

Just when the whole world thought that point-and-shoot was no longer as easy as it sounded, Polaroid comes up with its range of ultra compact entry level cameras, one of which is the a530. This basic camera with the resolution of about 5 mp and an interpolated 10 mp and a digital zoom of about 4x, comes with the basic features that most people will identify with, instead of jazzy special effects most of which are not used by people!

Design and Functioning

Available in two understated colours Metallic Silver and Mauve the Polaroid a530 possesses a compact design that makes it ideal for carrying it anywhere and easy utility. To compensate for the loss of optical zoom, this camera provides a digital zoom range of 4x. Its maximum shutter speed is about 1/1000th of a second and the minimum is upto 1sec. the white balance section has four preset values Cloudy, Tungsten, Daylight and Fluorescent. Instead of a CCD image sensor, it possess a CMOS sensor, which is supposed to be more energy efficient than the CCD. It is compatible with SD and SDHC cards and comes with an internal memory of 16MB.

Polaroid a530 Price India
Price: Rs. 2,625.00Resolution: 5.00 MP

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Technical Specifications of Polaroid a530
OverviewCamera type Compact Digital Camera
Battery (Type) AAA
DimensionsWidth (mm) 35
Depth (mm) 7
Height (mm) 22
Weight 2.9
LensFocal Length(mm) 39
f-number Lens - 6.47 mm - F/3.0
Shutter Speed (seconds) 1/1000
ISO rating ISO 100 , ISO 200 , ISO auto
Interchangeability NA
Brand Polaroid
Image SensorType CMOS
Total Resolution(MP) 10.00
Effective Resolution(MP) 5.00
Dust Reduction System NA
ViewfinderType LCD
Size 2.5
MemoryInternal Memory 16MB
Card Type SD Memory Card
ZoomDigital Zoom 4 x
Light MeteringMulti Metering NA
Center Weighted Metering NA
Spot Metering NA
ImagingExposure Compensation Automatic
Aperture Automatic
White Balance Automatic
Focus Automatic
Image Stabilization Automatic
Shooting Modes Frame movie mode
Built in Flash Automatic
External flash support Automatic
InterfaceWiFi NA
Bluetooth NA
Picbridge Yes
Hdmi NA
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing Yes
Self Timer 2.00
Face Detection NA
Af Assist Lamp NA
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Histogram NA
Colour Options silver
Warranty (Years) 1
Last Updated on : July 19, 2010

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