A cool little camera for people that want to take instant photos without the usually associated expenses or learning curve. This camera allows you to see and edit the actual picture before printing a physical photo. However, some people would argue that some of the instant photo charm is lost because of this, as the results become predictable.
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Pro Great picture quality on small prints
Unlike traditional instant cameras, this camera uses a small digital image sensor. This means that the quality will look great on small 3x2 prints, outperforming a lot of analog instant cameras.
Pro Allows you to preview and save the image before you print it
Typically, analog instant cameras will print photos immediately after taking a shot, but this Polaroid has a 3.5” touchscreen on the back for image preview, making it easy to take well-composed shots. Even if there isn't any film loaded into the camera, you can still use the camera and save the shots into a memory card.
Pro You can apply digital filters and effects to photos in camera
Unlike classic instant cameras, the Snap Touch has picture editing features. You can apply filters, change the color temperatures or add borders to the photo before you print them out. These can be used as an overlay before taking the picture, or add them in after the picture has been taken.
Pro Photos can be used as stickers
The back of the photo paper can be peeled off, revealing an adhesive surface, so these photos can be used as stickers.
Pro Lens cap is lose-proof
The lens cap is magnetic, making it harder to lose it.
Pro Affordable film that develops quickly
This Polaroid uses a 3x2 inches photo paper called ZINK. The picture develops in about 15 seconds and the cost per photo is approximately $0.80.
Pro Can be used to print your smartphone's photos
This camera can be used to print your smartphone's photos. Just download the Polaroid app and pair the camera with the phone using Bluetooth. The app can also be used to add effects or edit pictures before sending them out to be printed with the camera.
Con USB charger port is inconveniently located
The USB charger port is situated on the bottom of the camera, making it hard to access.
Con Film quality could be better
This camera's film quality is more than enough for quick, amateur shots, but may leave some people feeling that color accuracy and detail quality is lacking.
Con Image quality problems are noticeable on large prints or computer screens
If this camera's shots are printed on formats larger than 3x2 inches or seen on computer screens, quality problems become very noticeable.