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It may not look like a smartphone but it is portable enough to conveniently bring along for instant prints of snaps. The Polaroid Mint 2-in-1 is a digital camera and printer bundled into one package, some of them in quite eye-catching colors. It differs from other instant cameras in that this one comes in sleek package and vertical design.
A digital camera and printer in one
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The Polaroid Mint 2-in-1 is a digital camera for the selfie and Instagram generation. Social media may have eliminated the need for printing photos but the return of instant printing cameras says a lot about the need for instant keepsakes.
The camera is a 16MP wonder that saves photos into a microSD card (up to 256GB). It also features an automatic LED flash.
Like other instant cameras geared towards the selfie crowd, this too has a built-in selfie mirror so users can check whether they are in the frame. Yes, this doesn’t have screens of any kind so image composition is practically left in the hands of the mirror.
The camera also features a timer, which is helpful in getting everyone ready for a shot.
The Mint 2-in-1 digital camera uses inkless ZINK technology for the printing of photographs. Users can choose to print images in color, black and white, or sepia. They can even decide on whether or not a frame should be added to the picture.
The camera is available in several colors, including black, white, blue, red, and yellow. It costs about $100.
An instant digital pocket printer
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Apart from announcing the Mint 2-in-1 camera, Polaroid also unveiled the Mint pocket printer. It shares the sleek and colorful design of the camera, only this time it’s only duty is to print photographs.
Those who like instant printing but aren’t that interested with the Mint 2-in-1’s leaning towards selfies will appreciate the Mint digital pocket printer. It pairs with a Mint smartphone app that is available for both iOS and Android devices via Bluetooth. With the app, users can edit photos, as well as add filters, frames, stickers, and others before printing.
Polaroid Mint 2-in-1 Instant Camera USB Charging
The pocket printer can last about 50 prints and can be charged via USB. Like the Mint 2-in-1 camera, this is available in black, blue, red, white, and yellow. It costs $130.