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Cutest Rugged Polaroid Cube Action Cam

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Polaroid entered the action cam market this year.  And their latest model, called the Polaroid Cube, could very well be the cutest action cam ever.  This is too cute to be used by professional dare devils or to be seen in public with.

But It’s rugged, shockproof and water-resistant (up to 2 meters) just like the leading action cams in the market, with an optional waterproof case for capturing your underwater adventures.  The outer shell is made from rubber, too, so drops won’t even nick the darn thing.

Polaroid Cube Action Cam

The Polaroid Cube comes with embedded magnets for easily attaching to any metal surface, along with three optional mounts – one for bike handlebars, another for tripods, and a suction cup for attaching to smooth, flat surfaces.  It captures wide-angle 1080p video with a 124-degree coverage, along with support for simultaneously snapping 6-megapixel stills while the video records.  The Cube measures just 1.5 inches on all sides, so it’s incredibly compact, making it easy to carry two or more of these on a jacket pocket or a backpack pouch.

There’s no onboard storage, but you can quickly insert a microSD card up to 32GB, swapping new ones in and out every time you fill one up with videos of you falling on a mountain bike flat on your face.  Battery is a bit of a downer, with only a 90-minute recording time for a full charge, so you might want to bring external batteries to fill up during an afternoon of filming.

The Polaroid Cube only costs $100, with the mounts costing between $10 and $40, so it’s very light on the wallet.  It’s on preorder now, with shipping slated for September 20.


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