There’s something about wielding a traditional camera that Smartphone and tablet cameras just can’t seem to “capture”. Is it the megapixel density or myriad of option available to better your photo taking? Is it lens interchangeability…all the above? Something else entirely? Me? I merely like to have some separation of church and state. I don’t want everything on a single device. But I do like intuitive ease of use. Soo…

We have another impressive looking soul-stealer coming out of CES 2013 in Vegas. This is truly one of a kind–and probably one of many types to come. Polaroid intros the Polaroid iM1836 powered Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. That OS does get around doesn’t it?

The Porlaroid iM1836 marries the Android Jelly Bean OS with a an interchangeable lens system like that found on DSLR cameras. The new shooter with the Android DNA can capture high quality images and 1080p HD video. The camera is also Wi-FI enabled. So firing your photos over to the social sphere is as easy as signing into your social network du jour. When Wi-Fi is not an option, use the Bluetooth functionality to share photos with other Bluetooth-enabled devices.

Shawn Sanders

Shawn loves gadgets, literature, history and games. For 10yrs+ he's straddled both the comic book & video game industries, as a writer, editor, marketing officer & producer. Shawn got his start in tech & games as an editor & Hardware Director for More notable accomplishments include Executive Producer on mobile games Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved & The Shroud.