Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Light Weight Instant Cameras

1. Polaroid One 600 Instant Camera with Digital Display, Light Blue

Polaroid First Impressions

"Lovely pictures."

I have not regretted the decision in the least. We don’t print pictures anymore with cellphones. This has been mentioned by other reviewers. This is a great photo album! So much value for the price!

  • Polaroid One 600 Instant Camera with Digital Display, Light Blue
  • Features a botton where yoou push and the camera automatically pops up
  • Digital number display
  • Case not included
  • Works perfectly looks great
  • Polaroid closes shut perfectly and is ver light weight!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid Final Thoughts

"JUST AS PICTURED."

Its basically point and shoot. The film is stupid expensive. Finally got one, and they are just too cute! It's so fun to take pictures with this Polaroid ! The recipient was just as thrilled with it!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

2. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Film Camera (Cobalt Blue) + Film Pack(10 Shots) + Pleather Case + Filters + S...

User Ratings: 82 4

Fujifilm FUMI9DESKIT First Impressions

"Just as described."

I have had no problems with it. Highly recommend & would purchase again. The camera is awesome, Wife loves it. But it’s nice and thick and great quality. Excellent camera and its fun to use.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Film Camera (Cobalt Blue) + Film Pack(10 Shots) + Pleather Case + Filters + Selfie Lens + Album + Frames & Stick-on Frames Exclusive Instax Design Bundle
  • This Fuji Instax Mini 9 Cobalt Blue Exclusive Instax Design Bundle Package Includes:
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Cobalt Blue Instant Film Camera + Fuji Instax Mini Film Pack (10 Shots)
  • Protective Pleather Poly-Synthetic Matching Custom Camera Case with Shoulder Strap for Easier Handling and Care of Camera - Cobalt Blue + 64 Pocket Instax Mini Photo Album
  • Clear Magnetic Acrylic Frame for Mini Instax + Matching Selfie Lens for Selfie Pictures + Pack of 10 Colorful Hanging Frames with Hanging Clips and String
  • 5-Pack Colorful Self-Standing 3-inch Film Frames Set (Pink, Yellow, Green, Lilac, Blue) + Instax skin stick-on decorative frames with 60 assorted designs to add spice and character to your shots + 4-scenery color filters. Fujifilm INSTAX Mini Instant Film are also compatible with Fujifilm Instax Cameras Mini 8, Mini 90, Mini 70, Mini 50S, Mini 25, Hello Kitty, SP-1 and SP-2 Instant Printers.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm FUMI9DESKIT
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm FUMI9DESKIT Final Thoughts

"And my answer..."

I recommend this over the Fujifilm camera itself. Crops images a bit on the left. Highly recommend this Light Weight Instant Camera! Now I can print my pictures from my phone. Bought this for my son who is an avid shutterbug.

Overall Score
4.6


(124 Points)

3. Polaroid - Vintage Polaroid 600 Camera MTV Stereo Cam (4982)

Polaroid Originals 4982 First Impressions

"I love it a lot!"

Christmas gift niece seem so happy to receive it. Bought it for my daughter’s 10th birthday. It’s easy to use and very travel friendly. I am so happy to capture memories in this form. Finally got one, and they are just too cute!

  • Polaroid - Vintage Polaroid 600 Camera MTV Stereo Cam (4982)
  • Limited edition Mtv 90's vintage Polaroid 600 camera
  • Compatible with Polaroid Originals 600 film
  • Refurbished by Polaroid with limited 1 year
  • Easy-to-use Just point and shoot!
  • Powerful flash with override capability
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid Originals 4982
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid Originals 4982 Final Thoughts

"So perfect!"

The kids were fascinated with the idea too! The strap is also adjustable. Please tell me if others have similar issues. Christmas gift niece seem so happy to receive it. It's good for what I needed it for.

Overall Score
5.0


(7 Points)

4. Canon Ivy Cliq+ Instant Camera Printer - Ruby Red - Bundle with 16GB MicroSDHC Card. Cleaning KIt

Canon Ivy Cliq Plus First Impressions

"Only one drawback."

Delivery came on time and it works great! Bought it for my daughter’s 10th birthday. I am so happy to capture memories in this form. Going through the film like wildfire. My niece really likes the Canon Ivy Cliq Plus.

  • Canon Ivy Cliq+ Instant Camera Printer - Ruby Red - Bundle with 16GB MicroSDHC Card. Cleaning KIt
  • CanonIvy Cliq Plus Instant Camera Printer - ZINKTM Photo Paper Pack (10 Sheets & 1 SMART SHEET) - Micro USB Charging & Data Cable (USB A to Micro) - Wrist Strap - Quick Start Guide - Canon 1 Year Warranty - 16GB MicroSDHC Card - Cleaning KIt
  • Print Technology: ZINK - "Zero Ink"
  • Print Speed: 50 Seconds or less
  • Print Resolution: 314 x 600 dpi
  • Borderless Printing: Yes
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon Ivy Cliq Plus
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon Ivy Cliq Plus Final Thoughts

"Love this product!"

She has decorated her room with all her pictures. Other than that everything was great! Also, the film is not inexpensive. I guess that would be my only complaint. Finally got one, and they are just too cute!

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

5. Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (Navy Blue) with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology

User Ratings: 69 9

Polaroid POLSP01NB First Impressions

"Lovely pictures."

I can't say enough about this bundle. Highly recommend & would purchase again. I can’t wait to take photos with my family. I am so happy to capture memories in this form. I bought this Light Weight Instant Camera on a whim.

  • Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (Navy Blue) with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology
  • SNAP, PRINT, SHARE: The Polaroid Snap instant digital camera captures all the fun and spontaneity of the legacy Polaroid instant camera in an easy, compact package; Simply point and click to print vibrant, high quality photos that you can share, no computer connections needed
  • ZERO INK, ZERO TONER, INSTANT RESULTS: The integrated ZINK printing technology enables you to instantly print full color, smudge proof 2x3 inches prints automatically when an image is captured without ink, ribbons or toner cartridges, this enables you to easily print and share physical photos at the push of a button, while saving all your images for easy uploading
  • EMBRACE YOUR INNER PHOTOGRAPHER: Get snapping, capture details with the powerful 10 megapixel sensor, Insert a microSD card (32GB max) to expand the memory, load your Zink paper and print on the spot, add an artistic touch with the different picture modes available; Simile to the camera and take a selfie with the built in selfie mirror or get yourself and the group in the shot with the self timer feature
  • POST ANYWHERE: The 2X3 inches prints are ready in under a minute, the adhesive backing makes for extra fun and easy posting on most surfaces; Your photos are also saved on the Polaroid Snap for easy uploading to your computer and social media platforms
  • CHARMING DESIGN: Comes in Variety of Fun, Bold Colors; Compact Size Slips neatly even into your shirt pocket despite its many digital technological advancements, the Polaroid Snap is an easy to use and an accessible to all product at a price point you would expect to pay for an analog instant camera; Includes a Handy Wrist Strap and a Micro USB Cord
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid POLSP01NB
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid POLSP01NB Final Thoughts

"She likes blue."

I am so happy to capture memories in this form. The film is stupid expensive. The camera is awesome, Wife loves it. I have not regretted the decision in the least. Overall its a great little gadget!

Overall Score
4.3


(4469 Points)

6. Fujifilm instax Square SQ6 Instant Film Camera (Aqua Blue) + 20 Sheets Square Instant Film + Accesso...

User Ratings: 83 5

Fujifilm First Impressions

"Expensive prints!"

This will set you apart from camera phones. This has been mentioned by other reviewers. The accessories and extra stuff is nice. I can’t wait to take photos with my family. And now I have extra drawer space too!

  • Fujifilm instax Square SQ6 Instant Film Camera (Aqua Blue) + 20 Sheets Square Instant Film + Accessory Bundle (USA Warrantty)
  • Professional analog camera accepts instax SQUARE film and captures stunning quality 2.4 x 2.4" prints
  • Fujinon 65.75mm f/12.6 lens features a three zone focus design, and offers a minimum focusing distance of 11.8
  • Optical viewfinder with a central target spot for accurately composing imagery; Optimized for selfies with a built-in selfie mirror and dedicated selfie mode
  • High-performance flash with Auto Exposure Control to set ideal exposure; Three color filters included for added creativity
  • Start shooting and printing right away with Fujifilm Instax Square Instant Film pack of 10 sheets included in the Photo Savings Bundle
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Would buy again."

So you just keep it in mind. Excellent camera and its fun to use. Case is a little difficult for our 6 year old. The film is stupid expensive. Photo looks more like what you look like.

Overall Score
4.7


(61 Points)

7. KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera – Green with Kodak 2ʺx3ʺ Premium Zink Photo Paper (50 S...

User Ratings: 81 5

KODAK First Impressions

"Was a big hit."

Great job for its size and super cute! I have not regretted the decision in the least. Please tell me if others have similar issues. Great Light Weight Instant Camera that takes very good pictures. So happy with it I can't wait to start using it.

  • KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera – Green with Kodak 2ʺx3ʺ Premium Zink Photo Paper (50 Sheets)
  • 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
  • Stunningly vibrant detail - Premium quality photo paper recreates every Color and memorable moment with outstanding and brilliant detail. Every image boasts remarkable Color integrity that is perfect for printing smartphone shots or social media photos
  • Earth Friendly photos - Zink paper eliminates the need for costly film and wasteful cartridge, Ink, and toner zero Ink technology is a natural printing Solution that is easy to Load into your camera and Prints in a single pass
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK Final Thoughts

"My son loves it!"

So happy with it I can't wait to start using it. The camera is awesome, Wife loves it. I can't say enough about this bundle. One of the best purchases I've ever made! Exactly what I was looking for.

Overall Score
4.6


(227 Points)

8. Fujifilm Instax Mini LiPlay Hybrid Instant Camera (Elegant Black) + Fujifilm Instax Instant Film (20...

User Ratings: 84

Fujifilm Fujifilm Mini LiPlay Camera, Elegant BK First Impressions

"Fun to use."

The film is very affordable. Other than that everything was great! Going through the film like wildfire. There’s no redos, just moments and memories. The Wide format film is a good plus for this.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini LiPlay Hybrid Instant Camera (Elegant Black) + Fujifilm Instax Instant Film (20 Shots) + Compact Camera Case – Instant Camera Bundle
  • This Photo4Less Top Value Fujifilm Accessory Kit Includes: FUJIFILM INSTAX Mini LiPlay Hybrid Instant Camera (Elegant Black)
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film (20 Exposures) - Small Digital Camera/Video Case (Black) - Photo4Less Camera and Lens Cleaning Cloth
  • Hybrid Digital/Instant Film Camera - Accepts INSTAX Mini Instant Film
  • Produces Credit Card-Sized Prints - 1/5" CMOS Sensor, 2560x1920 Resolution - Fixed 28mm f/2 Lens (35mm Equivalent) - 2.7" 230k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Bluetooth for Smartphone Operation - App for Printing & Adding Filters/Frames - Integrated Flash & Selfie Mirror - Audio Recording with QR Code Playback
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm Fujifilm Mini LiPlay Camera, Elegant BK
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Fujifilm Mini LiPlay Camera, Elegant BK Final Thoughts

"Matches Perfectly!"

Easy to use and keeps camera safe. It's small so it doesn't take up too much space. I can’t wait to take photos with my family. We got it for our 7yr old daughter to use. She doesn't mind that the camera is big.

Overall Score
4.7


(9 Points)

9. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Ice Blue) + Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film (60 E...

User Ratings: 76

Fujifilm Fujifilm mini 9 (Ice Blue) First Impressions

"FIVE stars!"

Its a pretty pink with the iridescent sheen. The Wide format film is a good plus for this. Exactly what I was looking for. The photo album is a nice addition to this set. Comes with lots of cool stuff like a case, film, etc.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Ice Blue) + Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film (60 Exposures) + Glitter Hard Case + Scrapbook Album + 6 Colored Lens Filters + Neck Strap – Full Bundle
  • This Photo4Less Top Value Accessories Kit includes: Fujifilm instax mini 9 Instant Film Camera (Ice Blue) - Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film (60 Shots)
  • Glitter Hard Case for Fuji Instax Mini 9 Cameras (Clear) - Scrapbooking Album For Fuji Instax Photos Holds 60 Prints (Ice Blue)
  • Colored Close-Up Lens Filters (6 Pack) - Striped Camera Strap for Fujifilm Cameras
  • Accepts Fujifilm instax Instant Film - Produces Credit Card-Sized Prints - Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens Optical Viewfinder with Target Spot - Selfie Mirror Integrated on Lens
  • Built-In Flash and Auto Exposure Mode - Manual Brightness Adjustment - Creative Hi-Key Mode
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm Fujifilm mini 9 (Ice Blue)
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Fujifilm mini 9 (Ice Blue) Final Thoughts

"Great bundle price!"

Bought it for my daughter as a gift. Love the variety of accessories. I bought this Light Weight Instant Camera on a whim. Wish it came with more films. Instant print paper has finally gotten it right.

Overall Score
4.6


(42 Points)

10. Kodak Printomatic Instant Camera (Green) Gift Bundle + Zink Paper (20 Sheets) + Deluxe Case + 7 Fun ...

User Ratings: 69 11

KODAK AMZRODOMATICK3GN First Impressions

"PROMPT DELIVERY!"

Great value for the price, Great quality film. I guess that would be my only complaint. It’s just what I was looking for. Highly recommend & would purchase again. Now I can print my pictures from my phone.

  • Kodak Printomatic Instant Camera (Green) Gift Bundle + Zink Paper (20 Sheets) + Deluxe Case + 7 Fun Sticker Sets + Twin Tip Markers + Photo Album + Hanging Frames + Comfortable Neck Strap
  • ALL-IN-ONE PHOTOGRAPY - The 10-megapixel point-and-shoot PRINTOMATIC Camera offers a combination of a powerful 10MP sensor with a wide angle f/2 lens that instantly and automatically prints hi quality color or black and white photos directly from the camera body just point and shoot making it the ideal all-in-one solution for capturing and sharing vibrant prints instantaneously wherever you are
  • Fast easy and fun – forget computers Forget cumbersome printers just point and shoot the camera’s speed allows you to shoot a new photo while printing the previous shot It also comes equipped with a light sensor that will automatically turn on the flash in low-light settings No computer necessary
  • ONE STOP PRINTING - The Kodak Printomatic camera instantly and automatically prints high-quality vibrant 2X3” photos The camera uses Kodak Zink Photo Paper so no ink cartridges toners or film are needed The photo prints are durable water-resistant tear resistant smudge free and adhesive-backed The Kodak Printomatic camera is fast fun and easy to use providing you with on-the-spot results
  • INSTANT VALUE - Despite its many digital technological advancements the Kodak Printomatic Camera is an easy-to-use and an accessible-to-all product at a price point you would expect to pay for an analog instant camera the camera has slots for attaching a neck strap and saves photos to a microSD card
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK AMZRODOMATICK3GN
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK AMZRODOMATICK3GN Final Thoughts

"Super cool."

Case is a little difficult for our 6 year old. I have had no problems with it. I have had no problems with it. It’s just what I was looking for. I actually really like it anyway.

Overall Score
4.2


(1231 Points)

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