Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Beginners Instant Cameras

1. Fujifilm Instax mini 9 Instant Film Camera (Ice Blue) - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack...

User Ratings: 83 3

Fujifilm First Impressions

"Would recommend!"

The overall quality is pretty good. The strap that comes with it is a necessity. I got this one for a bridal shower. I would absolutely recommend! Finally got one, and they are just too cute!

  • Fujifilm Instax mini 9 Instant Film Camera (Ice Blue) - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm Instax Mini Rainbow Film - Case for Fuji Mini Camera – Fuji Instax Accessory Bundle
  • EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVITY with this exclusive Photo4less Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera (Ice Blue) and accessory bundle. This includes everything you need to start snapping right out of the box, putting smiles on faces of all ages and a perfect gift for you or a loved one for all occasions.
  • FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 9 INSTANT FILM CAMERA (Ice Blue) - Enjoy the world of instant photography with this easy to use polaroid style camera. Just snap and watch the picture develop in front of your eyes instantly. Built-in flash, Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical Viewfinder, and Selfie Mirror make this camera easy and fun to use by beginners and pro’s alike.
  • FUJI INSTAX MINI FILM (20 SHEETS) - Produces credit card size prints with an image size of 2.4" x 1.8" and a white border which can be personalized with a fun message. Vibrant colors, natural skin tones, superb grain quality, and a glossy surface type ensure great quality on every shot.
  • CREATIVE ACCESSORIES - Fujifilm instax Mini Rainbow Film (10 Sheets), Add style to your photos, each film prints with a unique colorful rainbow-hued frame. Groovy Case for Instax Mini Camera – Protect your instant camera with this high quality leather groovy case. Snap closure & detachable strap help you keep it secure and easy to carry. 20 Sticker Frames for Instax Mini Prints - add a creative touch to your photos with these sticker frames, adding a unique travel themed border to your photos
  • SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE - Photo4Less Is a FUJIFILM AUTHORIZED DEALER, so you can rest assured knowing that your purchase is fully backed by Fujifilm USA. with Photo4less exceptional Customer Service.
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Fun to use."

I suggest to buy 2-3 more packs of film. Wish it came with more films. I wish I invested in this a long time ago! I wish I invested in this a long time ago! It's good for what I needed it for.

Overall Score
4.7


(570 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Beginners Instant Cameras

2. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm...

User Ratings: 83 3

Fujifilm First Impressions

"Beautiful case."

All the little odds and ends are fun. Didn't have an issue even a little. Excellent camera and its fun to use. She was thrilled to receive it! Christmas gift niece seem so happy to receive it.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm Instax Mini Rainbow Film - Case for Fuji Mini Camera – Fuji Instax Accessory Bundle (Smokey White)
  • EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVITY with this exclusive Photo4less Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera (Smokey White) and accessory bundle. This includes everything you need to start snapping right out of the box, putting smiles on faces of all ages and a perfect gift for you or a loved one for all occasions.
  • FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 9 INSTANT FILM CAMERA (Smokey White) - Enjoy the world of instant photography with this easy to use polaroid style camera. Just snap and watch the picture develop in front of your eyes instantly. Built-in flash, Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical Viewfinder, and Selfie Mirror make this camera easy and fun to use by beginners and pro’s alike.
  • FUJI INSTAX MINI FILM (20 SHEETS) - Produces credit card size prints with an image size of 2.4 x 1.8" and a white border which can be personalized with a fun message. Vibrant colors, natural skin tones, superb grain quality, and a glossy surface type ensure great quality on every shot.
  • CREATIVE ACCESSORIES - Fujifilm instax Mini Rainbow Film (10 Sheets), Add style to your photos, each film prints with a unique colorful rainbow-hued frame. Groovy Case for Instax Mini Camera – Protect your instant camera with this high quality leather groovy case. Snap closure & detachable strap help you keep it secure and easy to carry. 20 Sticker Frames for Instax Mini Prints - add a creative touch to your photos with these sticker frames, adding a unique travel themed border to your photos
  • SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE - Photo4Less Is a FUJIFILM AUTHORIZED DEALER, so you can rest assured knowing that your purchase is fully backed by Fujifilm USA. with Photo4less exceptional Customer Service.
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Love this!"

Going through the film like wildfire. The Camera comes with a small user manual. She was thrilled to receive it! Love the variety of accessories. So you just keep it in mind.

Overall Score
4.7


(570 Points)

3. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Purple) - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fuji...

User Ratings: 83 3

Fujifilm First Impressions

"Not bad actually."

Photos of me when I’m not looking. Purchased for my granddaughter she love it. I wish I invested in this a long time ago! Durable material and cute pattern. Always pay attention to the dial and turn it.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Purple) - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm Instax Mini Rainbow Film - Case for Fuji Mini Camera – Fuji Instax Accessory Bundle
  • EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVITY with this exclusive Photo4less Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera and accessory bundle. This includes everything you need to start snapping right out of the box, putting smiles on faces of all ages and a perfect gift for you or a loved one for all occasions.
  • FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 9 INSTANT FILM CAMERA (Purple with Clear Accents) - Enjoy the world of instant photography with this easy to use polaroid style camera. Just snap and watch the picture develop in front of your eyes instantly. Built-in flash, Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical Viewfinder, and Selfie Mirror make this camera easy and fun to use by beginners and pro’s alike.
  • FUJI INSTAX MINI FILM (20 SHEETS) - Produces credit card size prints with an image size of 2.4 x 1.8" and a white border which can be personalized with a fun message. Vibrant colors, natural skin tones, superb grain quality, and a glossy surface type ensure great quality on every shot.
  • CREATIVE ACCESSORIES - Fujifilm instax Mini Rainbow Film (10 Sheets), Add style to your photos, each film prints with a unique colorful rainbow-hued frame. Groovy Case for Instax Mini Camera – Protect your instant camera with this high quality leather groovy case. Snap closure & detachable strap help you keep it secure and easy to carry. 20 Sticker Frames for Instax Mini Prints - add a creative touch to your photos with these sticker frames, adding a unique travel themed border to your photos.
  • SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE - Photo4Less Is a FUJIFILM AUTHORIZED DEALER, so you can rest assured knowing that your purchase is fully backed by Fujifilm USA. with Photo4less exceptional Customer Service.
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Love this!"

Photo looks more like what you look like. Bought it for my daughter’s 10th birthday. Purchased for my granddaughter she love it. I am so surprised by the clarity of the photos. Great Beginners Instant Camera that takes very good pictures.

Overall Score
4.7


(570 Points)

4. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm...

User Ratings: 83 3

Fujifilm First Impressions

"Love this film."

I guess that would be my only complaint. I love everything about this Beginners Instant Camera. This has such a cute camera case! It’s just what I was looking for. Bought this for my son who is an avid shutterbug.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm Instax Mini Rainbow Film - Case for Fuji Mini Camera – Fuji Instax Accessory Bundle (Yellow)
  • EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVITY with this exclusive Photo4less Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera and accessory bundle. This includes everything you need to start snapping right out of the box, putting smiles on faces of all ages and a perfect gift for you or a loved one for all occasions.
  • FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 9 INSTANT FILM CAMERA (Yellow with Clear Accents) - Enjoy the world of instant photography with this easy to use polaroid style camera. Just snap and watch the picture develop in front of your eyes instantly. Built-in flash, Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical Viewfinder, and Selfie Mirror make this camera easy and fun to use by beginners and pro’s alike.
  • FUJI INSTAX MINI FILM (20 SHEETS) - Produces credit card size prints with an image size of 2.4 x 1.8" and a white border which can be personalized with a fun message. Vibrant colors, natural skin tones, superb grain quality, and a glossy surface type ensure great quality on every shot.
  • CREATIVE ACCESSORIES - Fujifilm instax Mini Rainbow Film (10 Sheets), Add style to your photos, each film prints with a unique colorful rainbow-hued frame. Groovy Case for Instax Mini Camera – Protect your instant camera with this high quality leather groovy case. Snap closure & detachable strap help you keep it secure and easy to carry. 20 Sticker Frames for Instax Mini Prints - add a creative touch to your photos with these sticker frames, adding a unique travel themed border to your photos.
  • SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE - Photo4Less Is a FUJIFILM AUTHORIZED DEALER, so you can rest assured knowing that your purchase is fully backed by Fujifilm USA. with Photo4less exceptional Customer Service.
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Not bad actually."

Now I can print my pictures from my phone. It has a great field of view! Bought it for my daughter as a gift. This kit is a good value for the money. I love everything about this Beginners Instant Camera.

Overall Score
4.7


(570 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Beginners Instant Cameras

5. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm...

User Ratings: 83 3

Fujifilm First Impressions

"JUST AS PICTURED."

That’s the only reason why I give 4 stars. Great Beginners Instant Camera that takes very good pictures. I purchased this for a Christmas gift. I can’t wait to take photos with my family. Case is a little difficult for our 6 year old.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera - Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack - Fujifilm Instax Mini Rainbow Film - Case for Fuji Mini Camera – Fuji Instax Accessory Bundle (Flamingo Pink)
  • EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVITY with this exclusive Photo4less Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera (Flamingo Pink) and accessory bundle. This includes everything you need to start snapping right out of the box, putting smiles on faces of all ages and a perfect gift for you or a loved one for all occasions.
  • FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 9 INSTANT FILM CAMERA (Flamingo Pink) - Enjoy the world of instant photography with this easy to use polaroid style camera. Just snap and watch the picture develop in front of your eyes instantly. Built-in flash, Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical Viewfinder, and Selfie Mirror make this camera easy and fun to use by beginners and pro’s alike.
  • FUJI INSTAX MINI FILM (20 SHEETS) - Produces credit card size prints with an image size of 2.4 x 1.8" and a white border which can be personalized with a fun message. Vibrant colors, natural skin tones, superb grain quality, and a glossy surface type ensure great quality on every shot.
  • CREATIVE ACCESSORIES - Fujifilm instax Mini Rainbow Film (10 Sheets), Add style to your photos, each film prints with a unique colorful rainbow-hued frame. Groovy Case for Instax Mini Camera – Protect your instant camera with this high quality leather groovy case. Snap closure & detachable strap help you keep it secure and easy to carry. 20 Sticker Frames for Instax Mini Prints - add a creative touch to your photos with these sticker frames, adding a unique travel themed border to your photos
  • SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE - Photo4Less Is a FUJIFILM AUTHORIZED DEALER, so you can rest assured knowing that your purchase is fully backed by Fujifilm USA. with Photo4less exceptional Customer Service.
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Still love them!"

I am so happy to capture memories in this form. It's obviously not the DSLR or iPhone quality. My 12 yr old granddaughter loved it. I bought this Beginners Instant Camera on a whim. We bought this for my daughter.

Overall Score
4.7


(570 Points)

6. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera + 14 PC Instax Accessories kit Bundle, Includes; Instax Case + Album +...

User Ratings: 75 5

Fujifilm 4332021208 First Impressions

"So perfect!"

I got this one for a bridal shower. The flip up eye piece also turns on the power. Didn't have an issue even a little. Super fun, used it at a baby shower. Photo looks more like what you look like.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera + 14 PC Instax Accessories kit Bundle, Includes; Instax Case + Album + Frames & Stickers + Lens Filters + More (Flamingo Pink)
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera BUNDLE; Valuable, Useful, & Colorful. Includes; Fujifilm instax mini 9 BLUE INSTANT CAMERA + custom CASE for the Fujifilm mini 9 cameras + a 64 pocket instax photo ALBUM.
  • - ALSO INCLUDED. 20 pack colorful stickers, adds color to your pictures + 5 assorted colors picture frames + 10 wall hang frames + close up lens with selfie-mirror + 4-scenery color lenses + camera sticker + fiber cloth
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera features a New Selfie Mirror a New Macro Lens adapter for close-ups - 35cm to 50cm and works with Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film
  • - INSTANT CAMERA. INSTAX Mini 9 is approx 10% smaller than the instax Mini 7S & delivers solid performance featuring auto exposure measurement & improved viewfinder for enhanced subject viewing
  • Instax is cheaper and just as reliable, if not more, than the new Polaroid instant cameras. Both cameras function similarly and use the same film; yet Instax has better reviews and is cheaper..
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm 4332021208
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm 4332021208 Final Thoughts

"Sooo in love!"

I am so surprised by the clarity of the photos. That’s the only reason why I give 4 stars. DO NOT shake your developing picture. Comes out and develops fast. Christmas gift niece seem so happy to receive it.

Overall Score
4.5


(248 Points)

7. KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera White/Yellow with 2ʺx3ʺ Premium Zink Photo Paper (20 Shee...

User Ratings: 81 5

KODAK First Impressions

"So good."

Delivery came on time and it works great! The photo album is a nice addition to this set. Christmas gift niece seem so happy to receive it. Great job for its size and super cute! She was thrilled to receive it!

  • KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera White/Yellow with 2ʺx3ʺ Premium Zink Photo Paper (20 Sheets), Soft Camera case, Zink Paper Unique Colorful Stickers & Photo Album Accessories
  • SO MANY REASONS TO SMILE – The KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera Brings a Bundle of Cheer to Any Setting! The Camera Uses Zero Ink Technology to Print HD Quality Photos on 2”x3” ZINK Sticky-Backed Photo Paper
  • TOTALLY TRENDY SLIDING DESIGN – Unlike Other Bulky Instant Print Cameras, the Smile is Pleasantly Compact w/Unique Slide-Out Protective Case; The Durable Poly Resin Casing Glides Open Wide to Reveal an 8mm Lens w/Automatic Focus
  • TOTAL VERSATILITY – Kids & Adults Both Enjoy Decorating Their Polaroid Photos, Greeting Cards, Scrapbook Layouts, Invitations, Journals, Posters & Beyond
  • FUN PHOTO DECORATION – Jazz Up Your Polaroid Prints With Charming Cupcakes, Birthday Hats, Candles, Cakes, Balloons & Tons of Hilarious Party Costume Decals
  • FUN, QUICK, EASY PERSONALIZATION – A Total of 57 Different Stickers on 2 Sheets Provide Plenty of Options to Personalize & Decorate Your Instant Camera, Printer, Phone & More
  • INSTANT IDENTIFICATION – Easily & Quickly Embellish Your Devices in a Unique Way That Suits Your Style & Unmistakably Identifies Them as Belonging to You & You Alone
  • DOUBLE EDGED VERSATILITY – Unique Markers Feature Fine 1mm Tips for Clean, Precise Writing; Opposite End Features Thicker 3-4mm Angled Chisel Tip for Broader Strokes; Arts & Crafts Essential for Kids & Adults
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK Final Thoughts

"JUST AS PICTURED."

My 12 yr old granddaughter loved it. It's small so it doesn't take up too much space. The film is stupid expensive. It has a great field of view! Instant print paper has finally gotten it right.

Overall Score
4.6


(227 Points)

8. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Ice Blue) with Mini Film Pack

User Ratings: 76 6

Fujifilm 600020093 First Impressions

"Only one drawback."

Comes with lots of cool stuff like a case, film, etc. Easy to use and keeps camera safe. I purchased this for a Christmas gift. Definitely will purchase again! It’s easy to use and very travel friendly.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Ice Blue) with Mini Film Pack
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm 600020093
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm 600020093 Final Thoughts

"Awesome gift set!"

But the flash for this is decent, so I like that. Its a pretty pink with the iridescent sheen. Also, the film is not inexpensive. I wish I invested in this a long time ago! Perfect fit for our Fujifilm instant film.

Overall Score
4.5


(50 Points)

9. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Smokey White) + Fuji Instax Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (20 E...

HeroFiber First Impressions

"Can't beat it."

She was thrilled with everything in the kit. Easy to use and keeps camera safe. It's so fun to take pictures with this HeroFiber ! All the little odds and ends are fun. The Wide format film is a good plus for this.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Smokey White) + Fuji Instax Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (20 Exposures), Cream Photo Album, 4AA Batteries, 120 Assorted Mini Stickers/Hanging Frames + More
  • FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 9 INSTANT CAMERA - This Instant Camera in Smokey White Color features a Fujinon 120mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical 0.37x Real Image Viewfinder, Auto Exposure with Manual Switching and a Built-In Flash. Kit Includes 4 AA Batteries.
  • INSTAX MINI FILM TWIN PACK 20 SHEETS - These Instant Film are designed for shooting photos with a press of a button and instantly printing it out with the Fujifilm Mini series, an awesome way to capture the moment.
  • CREAM COLOR PHOTO ALBUM - Feature 64 packets perfectly designed to hold mini instant photos, the approximate size of the album is 114 x 140 x 28mm.
  • 120 ASSORTED COLORFUL MINI STICKER FRAMES - The stickers are lots of fun to use with your mini instant photos, they are easy to apply and add lots life to any picture.
  • SIT BACK AND RELAX - All bundle kits sold by us include a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee so that you can enjoy your new camera and accessories with extra peace of mind.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HeroFiber
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HeroFiber Final Thoughts

"So much fun."

Bought this for my teenager for Christmas. My 12 yr old granddaughter loved it. It's small so it doesn't take up too much space. Exactly what I was looking for. I bought this Beginners Instant Camera on a whim.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera - Sky Blue

User Ratings: 72

Fujifilm 16654762 First Impressions

"Great gift."

Instant print paper has finally gotten it right. It's so fun to take pictures with this Fujifilm 16654762! We don’t print pictures anymore with cellphones. My daughter loves her gift. And now I have extra drawer space too!

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera - Sky Blue
  • Slim body size with transparent ring lens
  • Automatic Exposure - The Mini 11 automatically selects the optimal shutter speed in any environment. Mini 11 captures bright backgrounds and bright subjects even in dark scenes.
  • One-touch Selfie Mode – the Mini 11 has a built-in macro mode and selfie mirror for the perfect selfie. You don’t need a close-up lens attachment. Just pull out the lens barrel until the “Selfie Mode” mark appears!
  • Customize your camera - Two shutter button accessories are included - Jewel button and a Glow button.
  • 2 - AA Batteries
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm 16654762
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm 16654762 Final Thoughts

"Works wonders."

It’s easy to use and very travel friendly. Also, the film is not inexpensive. Didn't have an issue even a little. Reasonable price for all you get. So much value for the price!

Overall Score
4.7


(8 Points)

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