Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Ruggedized Instant Cameras

1. Polaroid JobPro 600 Instant Camera

User Ratings: 75 25

Polaroid 642955 First Impressions

"Top notch!"

Bought this for my son who is an avid shutterbug. I suggest to buy 2-3 more packs of film. She has decorated her room with all her pictures. One of the best purchases I've ever made! I am so happy to capture memories in this form.

  • Polaroid JobPro 600 Instant Camera
  • Auto flash. Uses 600 format film(600 film you purchase comes with fresh batteries inside film to operate camera)
  • Focusing from 4' and adjustable closeups down to 2'
  • Lightening/darkening control. For Construction and do it yourself Users, this rugged, instant camera will capture those critical details on any job site.
  • Flash override for shooting through class and other reflective surfaces
  • Tripod mounting(.25-20" thread) Red-eye reduction mode. Durable and Rugged camera.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid 642955
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid 642955 Final Thoughts

"Would buy again."

She loves Hello Kitty and this was a huge hit! I guess that would be my only complaint. The Camera comes with a small user manual. Exactly what you need for a decent price. Excellent camera and its fun to use.

Overall Score
4.0


(6 Points)

2. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Flamingo Pink), Groovy Case and 5X Twin Pack Instant Film (10...

User Ratings: 80 8

Fujifilm First Impressions

"I’d buy it again."

The Fujifilm is super easy to setup. Got this for wife and she loves it. Has a magnetic snap to hold it closed. The film is very affordable. She loves Hello Kitty and this was a huge hit!

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Flamingo Pink), Groovy Case and 5X Twin Pack Instant Film (100 Sheets) Bundle
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera RITZ CAMERA BUNDLE INCLUDES ALL BRAND NEW ITEMS WITH ALL MANUFACTURER-SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES + FULL USA WARRANTIES
  • The new INSTAX Mini 9 preserves the ease of use and attractive design features of the existing INSTAX series while offering new features and enhancements. The new Mini 9 features a front-facing selfie mirror next to the lens, which makes taking selfies even easier. There is also a close-up lens for capturing high quality close-ups, and a new high-key mode that enables users to take brighter photos, perfect at parties, for still life and creative outdoor pictures.
  • The INSTAX Mini 9 instantly prints credit card sized photos that can be passed around, viewed and shared right away anywhere, anytime. There are many ways and occasions to have fun with the Mini 9, such as at weddings, parties, high school proms, nights out on the town as well as everyday scenes and self-portraits. Capture all of the fun and then share photos immediately with family and friends long before the party ends! New Selfie Mirror, New Macro Lens adapter for close-ups - 35cm to 50cm
  • 5 x Polaroid Instant Film Twin Pack (100 Sheets) designed for use and compatible with the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera & The full mini line of the Fujifilm Instax Cameras: Mini 8, Mini 90, Mini 70, Mini 50S, Mini 25, Mini HELLO KITTY, and the Polaroid PIC 300 Instant Film Cameras
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Worth every penny!"

The printing feature is quite good. Photo looks more like what you look like. The reviews confirmed that. The camera is awesome, Wife loves it. Also, the film is not inexpensive.

Overall Score
4.5


(99 Points)

3. Nishow Fujifilm instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera Polaroid for Ideal Gift Set - Gudetama Yellow Egg(...

User Ratings: 65

Nishow First Impressions

"LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!"

It's weird, considering how high the ISO is. Wish it came with more films. She doesn't mind that the camera is big. B&W film is an option for creativity. Bought it for my daughter’s 10th birthday.

  • Nishow Fujifilm instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera Polaroid for Ideal Gift Set - Gudetama Yellow Egg(Global Limited Release) Unique Silicone Lens Protection Cap and Silicone Eggshell Base
  • ♥EASY USE - Nishow Polaroid-style Fujifilm instax instant camera are simple to use. One shot wonder you can easily achieve crystal clear, vibrant photos in no time. It's friendly not only for new user but also for kids.
  • ♥ EASY CARRIED - Fujifilm instant camera is 4.57x4.66x2.69 inch with 0.68 lb, you can easy carried for party and outdoor activity. Capture your happy moment and enjoy your photo instantly.
  • ♥HIGH TECHNOLOGY - The distinctive silicone lens protection cap and silicone eggshell base have a non-slip, comfortable feel and a great choice for your child's precious gifts.Built-in flash and fusion 60mm f/12.7 lens, Optical 0.37x Real Image Viewfinder, Auto Exposure Mode, Manual Brightness Adjustment, Creative Hi-Key Mode, Selfie Mirror Integrated on Lens. The camera signals the recommended aperture setting with a flashing LED. This helps capture the perfect photo every time.
  • ♥SPECIAL DESIGN - 2019 new release instax mini 9 with special design lazy egg make you outstanding from party and any activity. It's your best choose for Birthday gift, Christmas gift, Holidays gift, and any special occasions that you want to make even more special.
  • ♥100% REFUND SERVICE - Nishow cute and trendy instax mini camera should only bring your surprised and happiness.We provide 100% refund service for you for any reason, please just contact us.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nishow
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nishow Final Thoughts

"LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!"

Exactly what you need for a decent price. Quality good but don't expect perfect. Definitely will purchase again! Purchased for my granddaughter she love it. It was a gift for my 11 year old daughter.

Overall Score
4.6


(12 Points)

4. Polaroid AMZPOLSP02K3R Mint Instant Digital Camera (Red) Gift Bundle + Paper (20 Sheets) + Deluxe Po...

User Ratings: 67 11

Polaroid AMZPOLSP02K3R First Impressions

"Will recommend!"

That’s the only reason why I give 4 stars. So much value for the price! They came out good picture quality. The Wide format film is a good plus for this. Also, the film is not inexpensive.

  • Polaroid AMZPOLSP02K3R Mint Instant Digital Camera (Red) Gift Bundle + Paper (20 Sheets) + Deluxe Pouch + 9 Fun Sticker Sets + Twin Tip Markers + Photo Album + Hanging Frames + 100 Sticker Frame Set
  • Awesome handheld device: lets you take 16-megapixel photographs & print instantly on 2”x3” sticky-back paper.
  • Innovative zero ink technology: there’s no need for pricy toner; zinc Cartridges combine paper & ink all. Packs available in 20, 30 or 50 sheets.
  • Unique vertical orientation: modern design lets you snap upright, just like a smartphone.
  • A mode for every mood: simple operation Choose from vibrant color, Black & white or vintage effect
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid AMZPOLSP02K3R
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid AMZPOLSP02K3R Final Thoughts

"And was happy!"

She loves Hello Kitty and this was a huge hit! The flip up eye piece also turns on the power. One of the best purchases I've ever made! This is a great photo album! But it’s nice and thick and great quality.

Overall Score
4.2


(395 Points)

5. 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)

6. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Kids Camera Flamingo Pink with Custom Case + Fuji Instax Film Value P...

User Ratings: 84 2

Fujifilm First Impressions

"Perfect gift."

Live it fits perfect and the color is beautiful. We got it for our 7yr old daughter to use. The Fujifilm is super easy to setup. The strap that comes with it is a necessity. That’s the only reason why I give 4 stars.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Kids Camera Flamingo Pink with Custom Case + Fuji Instax Film Value Pack (40 Sheets) Accessories Bundle, Color Filters, Photo Album, Assorted Frames, Selfie Lens + More
  • Includes FujiFilm Instax mini 9 Camera Flamingo Pink, The FujiFilm Instax mini 9 Camera Smokey White features a Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical 0.37x Real Image Viewfinder, Auto Exposure with Manual Switching and a Built-In Flash. Turn the brightness adjustment dial to the position marked on the lamp.
  • Includes 40 Instax Film designed for shooting photos with a press of a button and instantly printing it out with the Fujifilm Mini series, enjoy to watch the images develop practically before your eyes.
  • A unique Fujifilm fitted case with a removable strap for extra comfort was designed to both hold and protect your camera. Fashionable and practical. Be smart, be safe.
  • Make the most of your Mini instax 9 camera and enjoy the fun MiniMate accessories we’ve provided in this kit: Minimate Fujifilm instax mini 9, 4 pcs color close up filter lens. Bring images closer with a new hue. included are 6 colors filter lenses + A attachment selfie mirror
  • Keep your photos out for viewing, or store them neatly. We’re giving you both options. 64 Page Photo Album, Lucite Frame + 5 colored plastic frames
  • 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

"Perfect fit."

I recommend this over the Fujifilm camera itself. The camera is awesome, Wife loves it. I have used the other Fujifilm cameras before! I am one happy and satisfied customer here. The kids were fascinated with the idea too!

Overall Score
4.7


(626 Points)

7. Polaroid SNAP Touch 2.0 – 13MP Portable Instant Print Digital Photo Camera, Black with Polaroid 2x...

User Ratings: 71 10

Polaroid First Impressions

"Beautiful case."

Great Ruggedized Instant Camera that takes very good pictures. The film is very affordable. This has such a cute camera case! Christmas gift niece seem so happy to receive it. Had one growing up and had to get one as a adult!

  • Polaroid SNAP Touch 2.0 – 13MP Portable Instant Print Digital Photo Camera, Black with Polaroid 2x3ʺ Premium Zink Zero Photo Paper 50-Pack
  • Point, shoot, print : taking picture perfect snapshots is quick and fun. Just frame The shot using the touchscreen Display, press the shutter button to capture the image, then print The photo and watch the memories come to life
  • All in one camera and printer : from portraits to selfies, this powerful 13MP camera with a 3. 4 millimeter Lens captures every detail and prints in an instant without the need for Film and toners. It also doubles as a camcorder, so taking 1080P/720P HD video is as a simple as the Press of a button. The camera also features a micros card slot, so you can save your pictures and print them later
  • 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 cartridges, ink, and toners. 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 Polaroid
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid Final Thoughts

"It fits perfect!"

Great value for the price, Great quality film. Everything we needed for our event! She doesn't mind that the camera is big. I purchased this for a Christmas gift. It's small so it doesn't take up too much space.

Overall Score
4.3


(595 Points)

8. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera + 20 Sheets of Instant Film + Lens Cleaning Cloth + Close...

User Ratings: 73

ElectronicsClub FUJi-A1 First Impressions

"Love this!"

My 12 yr old granddaughter loved it. The recipient was just as thrilled with it! I guess that would be my only complaint. So you just keep it in mind. I have had no problems with it.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera + 20 Sheets of Instant Film + Lens Cleaning Cloth + Close-Up Selfie Lens + Wrist Strap | Batteries Included - ICE-Blue
  • PORTABLE CAMERA PRODUCES FLAWLESS PICS – This little polaroid camera features a Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 Lens, Optical Viewfinder, Built-In Flash, Auto Exposure Mode and other features to help you produce gorgeous photo shots with instant prints.
  • *BONUS* BUNDLE WITH 20 SHEETS OF INSTANT FILM + MORE ACCESSORIES – We loaded you up with the necessary accessories for your mini camera. Also includes; Cleaning cloth for lens and screen + Set of 2 AA batteries + Wrist strap + Close-up selfie lens.
  • KEEP YOUR CAMERA LENS CRISP & CLEAR WITH THE HANDY CLEANING CLOTH WITH CLIP – Also included in this accessories kit for the Instax Mini is a lens cleaning cloth with a convenient clip. The microfiber cloth will keep your lens free from smudges, dirt and dust so you can take crystal clear pictures every time.
  • FANTASTIC GIFT IDEA FOR INSTAFILM FANS – Have a friend or family member that loves taking photos, but hates waiting for the film to develop or buying super expensive photo printing paper? This camera bundle will provide instant gratification with a fresh print in your hand!
  • CUSTOMER SATISFACTION GUARANTEED – We’re so confident that you’ll absolutely love this retro instant camera kit that we back it with a no-hassle Money Back Guarantee. If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied, we will refund or replace your item. No questions asked!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ElectronicsClub FUJi-A1
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

ElectronicsClub FUJi-A1 Final Thoughts

"Cute and fun."

Durable material and cute pattern. I love everything about this Ruggedized Instant Camera. The pictures fit perfectly. Everything came as pictured, right on time. It's obviously not the DSLR or iPhone quality.

Overall Score
4.6


(23 Points)

9. Polaroid Barbie Pink Instant 600 Film Camera

User Ratings: 65 10

Barbie PW-30063F-1 First Impressions

"I love it a lot!"

I love everything about this Ruggedized Instant Camera. All the little odds and ends are fun. Finally got one, and they are just too cute! Great Ruggedized Instant Camera that takes very good pictures. It’s just what I was looking for.

  • Polaroid Barbie Pink Instant 600 Film Camera
  • Close-up feature allows you to shoot at a distance of 2-4ft
  • It also has FLASH and lighten/darken feature
  • This is a PERFECT camera to have FUN with, and especially as a Collector's Piece
  • Super-FUN Flower STICKERS
  • No need to buy batteries for this camera, as the battery is BUILT-IN to each and every film pack
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Barbie PW-30063F-1
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Barbie PW-30063F-1 Final Thoughts

"Just for fun!"

It’s just what I was looking for. So happy with it I can't wait to start using it. So happy with it I can't wait to start using it. The flip up eye piece also turns on the power. DO NOT shake your developing picture.

Overall Score
4.1


(13 Points)

10. Fujifilm instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-2 (Gold) + Fujifilm Mini Twin Pack (80 Shots) + Travel C...

User Ratings: 86 6

Fujifilm Fujifilm Printer SP-2 (Gold) K2 First Impressions

"FIVE stars!"

She was thrilled with everything in the kit. I can’t wait to take photos with my family. I have used the other Fujifilm cameras before! This Ruggedized Instant Camera is SO easy to use. That’s the only reason why I give 4 stars.

  • Fujifilm instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-2 (Gold) + Fujifilm Mini Twin Pack (80 Shots) + Travel Charger & Extra Battery + Cleaning Cloth + Portable Printer Bundle
  • This version is originally intended for sale outside the US and may also contain adapters, manuals, and warranties not compatible with US standards.
  • This Photo4Less Kit Includes: Fujifilm instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-2 (Gold) - Fujifilm Instax Mini Twin Pack Instant Film (80 Shots)
  • Worldwide AC/DC Travel Charger Fujifilm NP-45 - Replacement Battery NP-45 - Photo4Less Cleaning Cloth
  • High resolution images with print pixels of 800x600 dots and 320 dpi to show detailed gradations, facial expressions, characters or objects clearly. Uses 256 levels per color (RGB).
  • Print Photos from Smartphone/Tablet - Image Size: 2.4 x 1.8" - Reprint Button for Additional Copies - Choose from Several Templates - Black and White/Sepia Filters - Upload to Social Networking Sites - Battery-Operated - Free instax SHARE App from Android / iOS
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm Fujifilm Printer SP-2 (Gold) K2
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Fujifilm Printer SP-2 (Gold) K2 Final Thoughts

"Very pretty!"

Has a magnetic snap to hold it closed. Its basically point and shoot. She carries it with her everywhere. This will set you apart from camera phones. This has such a cute camera case!

Overall Score
4.6


(43 Points)

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