Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Starter Kit Instant Cameras

1. KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera (Red) Starter Kit

KODAK AMZRODSMCAMK3RD First Impressions

"I’d buy it again."

It's obviously not the DSLR or iPhone quality. Bought it for my daughter as a gift. I can’t wait to take photos with my family. Also, the film is not inexpensive. The accessories and extra stuff is nice.

  • KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera (Red) Starter Kit
  • 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
  • User-friendly features – Whether you’re a curious kid or snap-happy adult The 10MP camera makes it simple to take edit and share photos anywhere! Perks include auto Flash LCD viewfinder built-in editor 2 picture modes & fixed focus
  • FLASH A SMILE GO THE MILE – No More Running Out of Batteries! Your Instant Print Camera is Rechargeable Via the Included Mini USB Cable Enjoy Up to 40 Prints on a Single Charge While Also Viewing & Editing Photos in Memory or Via MicroSD
  • WHAT YOU GET 1 KODAK Smile Camera 1 pack 2x3ʺ Zink Paper (20 Sheets) 1 Canvas Tote Bag 1 Camera Neck Strap 1 set Vintage Photo Frames Pack of 100 Photo Border Stickers 1 Photo Album
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK AMZRODSMCAMK3RD
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK AMZRODSMCAMK3RD Final Thoughts

"It was a big hit."

The kids were fascinated with the idea too! This will set you apart from camera phones. B&W film is an option for creativity. That’s the only reason why I give 4 stars. The strap is also adjustable.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Starter Kit Instant Cameras

2. KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera (White/Yellow) Starter Kit

KODAK AMZRODSMCAMK3WY First Impressions

"FIVE stars!"

Finally got one, and they are just too cute! Reasonable price for all you get. I'll definitely be gifting this set again. I suggest to buy 2-3 more packs of film. But the flash for this is decent, so I like that.

  • KODAK Smile Instant Print Digital Camera (White/Yellow) Starter Kit
  • 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
  • User-friendly features – Whether you’re a curious kid or snap-happy adult, The 10MP camera makes it simple to take, edit and share photos anywhere! Perks include auto Flash, LCD viewfinder, built-in editor, 2 picture modes & fixed focus
  • FLASH A SMILE, GO THE MILE – No More Running Out of Batteries! Your Instant Print Camera is Rechargeable Via the Included Mini USB Cable; Enjoy Up to 40 Prints on a Single Charge While Also Viewing & Editing Photos in Memory or Via MicroSD
  • WHAT YOU GET: 1 KODAK Smile Camera, 1 pack 2x3ʺ Zink Paper (20 Sheets), 1 Canvas Tote Bag, 1 Camera Neck Strap, 1 set Vintage Photo Frames, Pack of 100 Photo Border Stickers, 1 Photo Album
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK AMZRODSMCAMK3WY
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK AMZRODSMCAMK3WY Final Thoughts

"Top notch!"

Exactly what you need for a decent price. Its a pretty pink with the iridescent sheen. I would 100% buy from this seller again. It’s easy to use and very travel friendly. The film is stupid expensive.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. Polaroid POP 2.0 2 in 1 Instant Print Digital Camera (Yellow) Starter Kit with Soft Case

Polaroid AMZASK1POP1Y First Impressions

"As expected."

This kit is a good value for the money. She was thrilled with everything in the kit. I personally don't have any complaints. The accessories and extra stuff is nice. Great job for its size and super cute!

  • Polaroid POP 2.0 2 in 1 Instant Print Digital Camera (Yellow) Starter Kit with Soft Case
  • Mini photo & video camera: not only does this classic Polaroid camera let you snap and print pictures instantly, You can record full 1080 HD video or a fun gif. With ZINK Zero Ink Paper technology, there is toner, no film, no shaking - this new spin on an old classic is truly instant.
  • Print & edit photos instantly: we've kept the iconic 3. 5 x 4. 25 inch prints with the classic Polaroid Border, but now you can add notes & captions with your finger or emoji's and shapes on the 4 inch touch-screen display before you print!
  • PORTABLE PIC PRINTER: not just a camera, This Polaroid can print photos from almost any device! Connect your smart phone, computer or tablet to the camera and you can edit and print the photos as if you just snapped them on the camera itself!
  • Premium specs: with built-in Wi-Fi you can instantly share photos on Facebook, Instagram or anywhere else. The camera takes stunningly vivid shots with a 20 mega-pixel lens. The built in speaker and mic lets you record video.
  • What you get: 1 Polaroid POP 2. 0, 20 sheets zink paper, 1 soft case, 50 stickers Set, 1 clothespin frame, 1 LED string light, 1 Photo album
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid AMZASK1POP1Y
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid AMZASK1POP1Y Final Thoughts

"He loves pink."

Wish I head read the description better. But the flash for this is decent, so I like that. Exactly what you need for a decent price. The strap that comes with it is a necessity. That’s the only reason why I give 4 stars.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (Navy Blue) with 2x3ʺ Premium Photo Paper 20-Pack, Neoprene Po...

User Ratings: 69 9

Polaroid First Impressions

"Prefect fit."

Great Starter Kit Instant Camera that takes very good pictures. Instant print paper has finally gotten it right. I am so happy to capture memories in this form. I can't say enough about this bundle. I can't say enough about this bundle.

  • Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (Navy Blue) with 2x3ʺ Premium Photo Paper 20-Pack, Neoprene Pouch, Zink Paper Unique Colorful Stickers & Photo Album Accessories
  • 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
  • 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 Polaroid
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid Final Thoughts

"It’s perfect!"

This has such a cute camera case! Bought this for my son who is an avid shutterbug. I am so surprised by the clarity of the photos. Photo looks more like what you look like. It’s just what I was looking for.

Overall Score
4.3


(4469 Points)

5. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 Instant Film Camera(Ruby Red)+2 Pack of 10 Instax Square Films+ Camera Ba...

User Ratings: 85 5

Fujifilm 3216575797 First Impressions

"Not bad actually."

Photo looks more like what you look like. Comes with lots of cool stuff like a case, film, etc. But the flash for this is decent, so I like that. Finally got one, and they are just too cute! I have not regretted the decision in the least.

  • Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 Instant Film Camera(Ruby Red)+2 Pack of 10 Instax Square Films+ Camera Bag, Tripod, 2in1 Spray & Brush Lens Pen, and Quality Photo Microfiber Cloth (Ruby Red)
  • Fujifilm Instax SQUARE SQ6 Instant Film Camera is the first analog camera to accept instax SQUARE film, the SQ6is a simple and fun instant film camera that produces 2.4 x 2.4" square prints.
  • Instax SQ6 camera Features; retractable 65.75mm f/12.6 Lens, which offers a three zone focus design , with a minimum focusing distance of 11.8" . and a built-in flash & three colored flash gels - Orange, Purple, And green are included for adding a creative wash of color to your subjects.
  • Quality this Fujifilm instax SQUARE film are Hi-speed & ensure sharp clear reproduction , vivid color and natural skin tones
  • DEVELOPS INSTANTLY Capture your moments and enjoy the picture right away. Press one of the 2 shutters, capture the moment, and watch the photo slide out and the image develop in front of your eyes!
  • Bundle Includes; 20 Exposures Of The Fujifilm Instax Square Instant Film, Camera Bag, Tripod, 2in1 spray & brush lens Pen, and Quality photo Microfiber Cloth
  • Batteries: 2 CR2 batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm 3216575797
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm 3216575797 Final Thoughts

"Love this!"

Perfect fit for our Fujifilm instant film. The reviews confirmed that. It's obviously not the DSLR or iPhone quality. Comes with lots of cool stuff like a case, film, etc. The reviews confirmed that.

Overall Score
4.7


(49 Points)

6. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 (Lime Green), 3X Instax Film (60 Sheets), Groovy Case, Album and Hanging Pegs...

User Ratings: 75 6

Fujifilm First Impressions

"STICKERS!"

The Fujifilm is super easy to setup. Going through the film like wildfire. I personally don't have any complaints. Bought this for my teenager for Christmas. So you just keep it in mind.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 (Lime Green), 3X Instax Film (60 Sheets), Groovy Case, Album and Hanging Pegs
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera RITZ CAMERA BUNDLE INCLUDES 5 ITEMS -- ALL BRAND NEW ITEMS WITH ALL MANUFACTURER-SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES + FULL USA WARRANTIES
  • DELUXE INSTAX ALL-IN-FUN BUNDLE – Kit Contains Everything You Need for Creative, Instant Photos; Instax Mini Camera, Matching Case & Four Different Fun Film Packs
  • ULTIMATE TRENDY CAMERA – Instax Mini 9 in Cool Ice Blue Instantly Produces Perfect Pics; Selfie Mirror, Macro Lens Adaptor for Close Ups & Automatic Exposure Measurement
  • CUSTOM COORDINATING CASE – Matching Fitted Case with Detachable & Adjustable Strap; 2-Piece Design Allows You to Snap Photos With the Camera Safely in the Case
  • This Ritz Instax Mini 9 Kit Includes: Instax Camera, Three Instax Mini 9 Film Packs (20 sheets), Instax Groovy Case, Fujifilm Accordian Photo Album, and Sentimental Clothespins
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"She was thrilled."

Had one growing up and had to get one as a adult! The strap that comes with it is a necessity. It was a gift for my 11 year old daughter. Seemed like a good value for the money. My 12 yr old granddaughter loved it.

Overall Score
4.5


(169 Points)

7. Kodak Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera(Black) with 3.5x4.25 inch Premium Zink Print Photo Paper ...

User Ratings: 83 3

KODAK First Impressions

"This camera is fun!"

It's obviously not the DSLR or iPhone quality. I'll definitely be gifting this set again. Finally got one, and they are just too cute! Its basically point and shoot. The accessories and extra stuff is nice.

  • Kodak Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera(Black) with 3.5x4.25 inch Premium Zink Print Photo Paper (40 Sheets), Soft Camera case, Zink Paper Unique Colorful Stickers & Photo Album Accessories
  • A retro way to capture moments: The Kodak smile classic combines an old-school design with advanced modern technology. Snap memories and hold them in your hand within minutes utilizing a built-in printer for vintage vibes.
  • Large and vibrant photos: This trendy camera produces the largest photos in the Kodak instant print collection! Prints full size photos and get everything in the frame. In an instant you can prints 16 Megapixel 3. 51” x 4. 25” photos.
  • Stunningly vibrant detail – Kodak zinc's 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, Augmented Reality images, or photos from social media Networks like Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • photos - zinc paper eliminates the need for costly film as well as the painfully expensive and wasteful printer Cartridges, Ink, and toner. Zink’s patented zero ink technology is a natural printing solution that loads easily into your Kodak smile classic camera and prints in a single pass. Avoid the darkroom and developing process entirely, and Jump right in with instant prints.
  • 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK Final Thoughts

"He loves pink."

I am one happy and satisfied customer here. The accessories and extra stuff is nice. Crops images a bit on the left. I am one happy and satisfied customer here. I am one happy and satisfied customer here.

Overall Score
4.6


(83 Points)

8. Polaroid Snap Touch Portable Instant Print Digital Camera with LCD Touchscreen (Black) w/ 20 Twin Pa...

User Ratings: 71 10

Polaroid AMZPOLST20TKBK First Impressions

"FIVE stars!"

So you just keep it in mind. It's good for what I needed it for. The case is sturdy and beautiful. Crops images a bit on the left. We bought this for my daughter.

  • Polaroid Snap Touch Portable Instant Print Digital Camera with LCD Touchscreen (Black) w/ 20 Twin Pack Zink 2x3 Photo Paper
  • SNAP, PRINT, SHARE – The Polaroid Snap Touch Instant Print Digital Camera captures all the fun and spontaneity of the legacy Polaroid instant camera in an easy, compact package, without the hassle of ink toner or toner cartridges. Simply point and shoot to print vibrant, high-quality vivid full color photos on 3x2 adhesive backed paper that you can share instantly with loved ones thanks to its built-in portable printer technology
  • PACKED WITH FEATURES – Capture details with the powerful 13 megapixel sensor, Insert a microSD card (128GB max) to expand the memory, built- in Microphone & speaker, Bluetooth connectivity integrates with the printing App available for iOS & Android A 3.5“ LCD Touchscreen with Digital Viewfinder Technology
  • ZERO INK, ZERO TONER -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 cartridges, ribbons or toner. You can even shoot new images while the Polaroid Snap Touch is still printing – no computer connections is needed!
  • EMBRACE YOUR INNER PHOTOGRAPHER- Get snapping load your Zink paper and print on the spot. Use the camera or easy app to add filters, borders, Emoji’s, Digital stickers and more. Take a selfie with the built-in selfie mirror or shoot sensational 1080P/720P HD video. Share your creations online and on paper!
  • CHARMING SLEEK 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 Touch is an easy-to-use and an accessible-to-all product at a price point you would expect to pay for an digital instant camera. Includes Handy Wrist Strap, Micro USB Cord & Paper 10-Pack
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid AMZPOLST20TKBK
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid AMZPOLST20TKBK Final Thoughts

"Works well enough."

I am so surprised by the clarity of the photos. Photo looks more like what you look like. Now I can print my pictures from my phone. The Camera comes with a small user manual. Love the variety of accessories.

Overall Score
4.3


(595 Points)

9. Kodak Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera with Bluetooth (Black) with Kodak 3.5x4.25 inch Premium Z...

User Ratings: 83 3

KODAK First Impressions

"Great gift."

Durable material and cute pattern. I personally don't have any complaints. Delivery came on time and it works great! I am so surprised by the clarity of the photos. I personally don't have any complaints.

  • Kodak Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera with Bluetooth (Black) with Kodak 3.5x4.25 inch Premium Zink Print Photo Paper (40 Sheets)
  • A retro way to capture moments: The Kodak smile classic combines an old-school design with advanced modern technology. Snap memories and hold them in your hand within minutes utilizing a built-in printer for vintage vibes.
  • Large and vibrant photos: This trendy camera produces the largest photos in the Kodak instant print collection! Prints full size photos and get everything in the frame. In an instant you can prints 16 Megapixel 3. 51” x 4. 25” photos.
  • Stunningly vibrant detail – Kodak zinc's 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, Augmented Reality images, or photos from social media Networks like Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • photos - zinc paper eliminates the need for costly film as well as the painfully expensive and wasteful printer Cartridges, Ink, and toner. Zink’s patented zero ink technology is a natural printing solution that loads easily into your Kodak smile classic camera and prints in a single pass. Avoid the darkroom and developing process entirely, and Jump right in with instant prints.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK Final Thoughts

"So good."

The Camera comes with a small user manual. I can't say enough about this bundle. Going through the film like wildfire. The KODAK is extremely user friendly. The KODAK is extremely user friendly.

Overall Score
4.6


(83 Points)

10. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Flamingo Pink) with 2 x Instant Twin Film Pack (40 Exposures)...

User Ratings: 78 4

Fujifilm E2FJFMINI9P First Impressions

"Beautiful case."

She has decorated her room with all her pictures. They came out good picture quality. Photos of me when I’m not looking. The case is sturdy and beautiful. She was thrilled with everything in the kit.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Flamingo Pink) with 2 x Instant Twin Film Pack (40 Exposures)
  • Upgraded version of the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8
  • New Macro Lens adapter captures close-ups at only 35-50cm away from the lens
  • New selfie mirror lets you preview self-portraits before you capture them
  • Achieve soft-focus without a lens or filter with High-Key Mode
  • Automatically detects ideal brightness setting & xposure measurement
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm E2FJFMINI9P
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm E2FJFMINI9P Final Thoughts

"Great Buy!"

Overall its a great little gadget! Christmas miracles are real, people. There’s no redos, just moments and memories. Exactly what my granddaughter wanted. Just as described just took some getting use to.

Overall Score
4.6


(41 Points)

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