While GoPro has been killing it in the action sports camera market over the last few years, the Polaroid Cube is trying to take a stab at that market in a decidedly different way. The Polaroid Cube made its first appearance earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, but has since been upgraded to offer better quality pictures and video, a tweaked design, and a slew of optional mounts. However, the biggest news now is the price, set at only $100.

Polaroid Cube Tech Specs

The Cube is just about 1-inch, by 1-inch, houses a microSD slot, can shoot 1080p using a 6-megapixel sensor, a 124-degree wide-angle lens, and a battery that record up to 90 minutes of video. Polaroid is not messing around with the mounts either; they are going full GoPro-style and releasing at least 7 different styles of mounts, including tripods and helmet mounts. Our favorite part though is the built-in magnet that can stick to just about any metal surface.

The camera is available for pre-orders now, and will be shipping in the late August-September timeframe. We have one ordered and will be doing a full review, in the meantime check out their press video below.

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Justin is an IT Professional, focused on cloud, mobile, and infrastructure management and security with his consulting business, as well as chief bottle washer for this website. In addition to NextCampsite.com, Justin also runs and writes for the technology infrastructure-focused blog OddJobsInTech.com, and the mobile device-focused blog EnterpriseMobileDevice.com.

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