CES 2014: The Polaroid Socialmatic Camera

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Fusing nostalgia with the contemporary, the new Polaroid Socialmatic camera is aimed at those who wish to share their photographs frequently and widely. With a design based on Instagram's logo, the Socialmatic is a 14MP digital camera with 2MP rear-facing camera, featuring built-in Wi-Fi and running on Android.

Editor's Note: this post was written by Bjorn Petersen

These capabilities alone enable the sharing of imagery to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or nearly any other site of your choosing, and since the camera is based on Android and incorporates a 4.5" touchscreen, a wide range of photo-editing apps can also be used to enhance and adjust imagery directly in the camera.

The instant sharing capabilities don't stop there, however, as this camera also harks back to the age of Polaroid's own instant photography by way of ZINK Zero Ink printing technology, which allows for the printing of 2 x 3" smudge-proof, tear-resistant prints straight from the camera. Akin to a dye-sub process, ZINK prints dry instantly and are emblazoned with a unique QR code to allow other users to easily find them online and follow their photo streams. The prints also peel apart, and have an adhesive backing, for posting anywhere in the physical world.

The new Polaroid Socialmatic is due to ship in the fall of 2014.

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I want to get one for my close friend!! How can I purchase it!?

Currently the camera is only in concept and is not projected to be available until the fall of 2014.  Once Polaroid provides us with more information we will post it on our website. 

I love it! I really want one, where can I purchase one? (:

The camera is still not yet available.  Polaroid anticipates it to be available sometime this fall.  Once they make a decision and an announcement we will update our site with the information.  In the meantime, they do offer an option to sign up for their newsletter to receive updates directly from them.  See the following link for details (scroll down all the way down to the bottom of this link to sign up):

http://www.polaroid.com/socialmatic

That's the camera that my niece wants on her birthday, that's why I'm always looking to the mall to get one as my birthday present to her this coming October..

Hi, I'm really interested in this camera, when can I purchase it? 

Hi Anita -

The camera is still not yet available.  Polaroid anticipates it to be available sometime this fall.  Once they make a decision and an announcement we will update our site with the information.  In the meantime, they do offer an option to sign up for their newsletter to receive updates directly from them.  See the following link for details (scroll down all the way down to the bottom of this link to sign up):

http://www.polaroid.com/socialmatic

Please contact us via e-mail if you have additional questions:  AskBH@BandH.com

I love to get one ASP

its almost my best friends birthday and she is a photographer i would like to bye one for her

hi when will i be able to puchase this product and how much will it be

Unfortunately, Polaroid has yet to provide us with pricing and availability for the Socialmatic Camera.  As soon as they provide this information, we will have it up on our site.

When is available for purchase?

Unfortunately, Polaroid has yet to provide us with pricing and availability for the Socialmatic Camera.  As soon as they provide this information, we will have it up on our site.