All You Need to Know About the Polaroid SX-70

Take a step back in time with the Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera. This camera operates using power from batteries and produces instant, high-quality photos with the click of a button. Capture your favorite memories and adventures, using these nostalgic, vintage models found within eBays collection of Polaroid film cameras.

What are the features of the Polaroid SX-70 camera?
  • Vintage body style: Brown leather and chrome are featured on the Polaroid SX-70 Alpha 1, while the Polaroid SX-70 One Step Land Camera features a white body with rainbow stripes.
  • Collapsible body: The Polaroid SX-70 Alpha Camera collapses into a compact box shape. It can easily be stored in its case or carried in a purse or backpack.
  • Flash bulb: This is for well-lit photographs taken indoors or outdoors.
  • Film and film chamber: Easy to load and unload, the film chamber clicks closed, and it opens with the push of a button. No need to buy batteries for your Polaroid SX-70. Every film pack includes a built-in battery pack that powers your entire camera.
  • Focus: The Polaroid SX-70 features manual focus and an adjustable lighten/darken wheel on the front of the camera.
What are the different types of Polaroid SX-70 models?

There are many Polaroid SX-70 models to choose from. Choose the Polaroid SX-70 Alpha 1, ideal for a vintage flair; the Polaroid SX-70 Sonar OneStep Black Leather Stainless model, for a retro feel; or the Polaroid SX-70 One Step Land Camera with Q-Light Flash, for a cute and funky accessory. All of these models are vintage and previously used. All of the Polaroid SX-70 cameras were manufactured and sold with carrying cases. Some options offer these original cases, along with the Polaroid camera itself.

What film do the Polaroid SX-70 models require?

Any of the Polaroid SX-70 models require SX-70 specific film. Using any other type of film may result in overexposure or damage to the camera itself. The reason for this is that SX-70 film is approximately a quarter the sensitivity of Polaroid 600 film. SX-70 film requires a larger amount of light than the 600 film to produce the highest-quality photo possible.

What are the dimensions of the Polaroid SX-70 film?

All Polaroid film, including the Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera film, measures exactly 3.108 inches long, by 3.024 inches tall for the picture area. The entire area, including the frame that borders the photograph, measures 4.233 inches wide, by 3.483 inches tall.

Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Polaroid.