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Polaroid 900Z + Wonder500t test & review

The capabilities of mechanical cameras are relatively expected, the capabilities of point-and shoot cameras are sometimes unpredictable. That's how the Polaroid 900Z surprised me.
Few people know successful models of cameras of this brand, with the exception of instant print cameras. I think the 900Z is a good model. It has a 35-70mm zoom lens with an aperture range of f/5.3-f/10. The Polaroid 900Z has 6 flash modes: Auto, Auto with red eye reduction, Flash off focus to infinity, Flash off, Fill flash and Slow Synchronized. The range of film read out is from 100 to 800 ISO. The camera is powered by one CR2 battery.

The camera also has an automatic shutter release timer. Its distinctive feature is the macro mode, which allows you to focus from 0.30m to 0.70m. In my case, the flash was always triggered in this mode (e.g. photo of glass in a cafe), plus you need to understand that if the subject is further than 0.70m, there is no need to use macro. And that's it in a nutshell about the technical characteristics of the 900Z.

Now about the tactile sensations. I immediately enjoyd the rubberized buttons on the body. It has a nice zoom sound. The body may be plastic but it is reliable. The frame counter and flash mode switch are shown on the electronic display. The design of the camera as a whole is individual, and not like others.
I loaded Wonder500t (aka Kodak Vision 3 500T) film into the camera, which you can buy at our online store.
I shot the film under three conditions: sun and shade, without flash in front of lit buildings, and with flash at night.
The sun and shade conditions gave me rich, high quality images. Without flash, the colors are close to noir at night, but the hand-held images were blurry at slow shutter speeds. With flash at night you get standard shots, but it adds more of a cold tint to the 500T.
The Polaroid 900Z, on my evaluation scale, ranks High with a tiny "-" sign. Slightly behind the well-known Olympus super zoom series in lens sensitivity, which I would rank as High with a "+".