Kinda sounding Polaroid-Android might have rooted the camera to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Camera. However, Polaroid step up with its own world first Android camera with interchangeable lens. The company officially showed off the Polaroid iM1836 at CES 2013.
The Polaroid iM1836 will be running the latest Android operating system with Jelly Bean that will inherit the camera all the built-in photo sharing and editing capabilities of the OS mainly you’re familiar if you’re an Android user, tablet or smartphone. You can easily access these features through a 3.5-inch touchscreen LCD.
Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Camera, this camera won’t be offering data plans and you’ll just rely on wifi or personal hotspot from your mobile devices.
The camera will have a 10-30mm zoom lens that can be replace with other lens. Polaroid says that you can mount your micro four third lens once you have the compatible adapter. Accordingly, the camera also feature a built-in pop-up flash for fill light or low light support.
It’s also capable of capturing photos with up to 18 megapixels and video up to 1080p which can be easily viewed through its HDMI output port on an HDTV.
The Polaroid iM1836 will cost you around $399 and will be available in the first quarter of 2013.