Polaroid redefine 'low cost'. The PhotoMAX FUN! 620 can take up to 15 VGA (640 x 480) images, store them in its 1 MB internal RAM and transfer them by USB. At just $69.99 you're not going to expect much on the image quality side of things but it may be a good way to get your kids into digital photography...

Press release:

Polaroid PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera Makes Digital Photography Easy And Affordable

Entry-Level Digital Camera Uncovers Endless Creative Uses For Digital Photos

INTERNET WIRE -- Polaroid Corporation (NYSE: PRD - news) announced today the PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera, the latest entry-level digital camera from the PhotoMAX line. The PhotoMAX FUN! 620 is an economical point-and-shoot digital camera and comes complete with software to provide hours of creative things to do with digital photos. The camera is priced at an amazing $69.99 (U.S. MSRP).

The PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera is the perfect accessory for amateur photographers, kids, and families who want to experience digital picture-taking. The FUN! 620 is a perfect camera to capture vacations at the beach, holiday gatherings, or a trip to Disney World and then post the images online -- creating an Internet-based travel photo album for all to see! With the PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera and a home PC, users can add special memories to online greeting cards and then instantly email them to friends and relatives. The creative possibilities are endless, and the PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera can be effortlessly used by photo enthusiasts of all ages.

"The PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera Creative Kit was developed to offer an economical choice for consumers who want to explore the fun options available with digital photos, without making a big investment," said Craig Armstrong, Director of Consumer Digital Marketing at Polaroid Corporation. "The PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera makes the fun of digital photography accessible to everyone, and is an ideal digital tool for families to jazz up their favorite snapshots."

Designed with the novice photographer in mind, the PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera features 640 X 480 pixel resolution, 24-bit color, 1 MB of internal memory, automatic self-timer, and picture counter.

The PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera comes bundled with the Polaroid PhotoMAX Image Maker software, providing a full range of photo editing and enhancement tools to get the creative juices flowing.

Pricing and Distribution

Current manufacturer's suggested U.S. retail price for the complete Polaroid PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera Creative Kit is $69.99. The kit and stand-alone software are available at major retailers, traditional photographic stores, and computer and electronic stores nationwide.

Computer System Requirements and Compatibility

To use the PhotoMAX FUN! 620 Digital Camera, a Pentium-class personal computer, Microsoft Windows 95, 98, 2000 or ME, 32 MB of RAM, 195 MB of hard drive space, and a color monitor, are necessary. Software is compatible with all TWAIN-compliant digital cameras and scanners.