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Polaroid’s Android camera is being pulled from shelves, will end production

Just after being released to the world, Polaroid’s Android camera is being pulled form shelves. The mirrorless shooter, which Nikon says violates patents they hold, will no longer be offered to consumers. In an agreement between Nikon and the camera’s manufacturer Sakar, they will “no longer manufacture, import, advertise, promote, offer for sale, sell, or ship the Polaroid iM1836 digital camera in its present configuration.”

Polaroid iM1836 micro 4/3 interchangeable lens camera now available

The Polaroid iM1836 camera was the subject of numerous leaks and was then officially unveiled in January, during CES. At the time Polaroid had said the camera would be arriving during the first quarter of the year and with a price point of $399. Anyway, Polaroid has finally announced the availability. The iM1836 is available today and actually priced a bit lower than originally expected.

Polamatic by Polaroid app released, we go hands-on

It looks like Android users now have another image filtering app to choose from. This latest is called Polamatic by Polaroid. The app comes by way of Appadana and this is described as being an officially licensed Polaroid app. That bit aside, the app brings options for 20 photo filters along with 36 Polaroid frames. Users are also able to caption these images and then share them out on other networks.

Polaroid stays relevant with Android-powered WiFi camera

Last week we saw Android in a bunch of places we didn't necessarily expect it, but Polaroid may have the most surprising one of all: a point-and-shoot camera that uses Android for web sharing capabilities. CNN Money got a look at the Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera, their newest product for 2012. What makes the Smart Camera better than a smartphone? Aside from some photo-specific hardware, not a lot.
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