[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

You have heard of smartphones, and are probably reading this news bit on one. Well, get ready to know about smart cameras. Polaroid previewed the Polaroid SC1630 Android smart camera at CES 2012. The SC1630 Smart Camera features a high definition 16 megapixel camera with built in 3X optical zoom, touch screen display and Wi-Fi, among other things, and lets users take pictures, tag them, and upload them on social networks right from the camera.

Scott W. Hardy (President, Polaroid): Polaroid has helped the world bring stories to life through photographs for the past 75 years.

Camera features:

  • High definition 16.0 megapixel camera
  • Built in 3x optical zoom
  • Touchscreen display
  • Wifi
  • 3.2″ widescreen display
  • Automatic face and smile detection
  • Geo-tagging

The Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera will be available this year. The company is yet to disclose the price. You can find more details on the camera, including technical specifications here.