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)

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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. Kodak Mini Shot Instant Camera (Black) Gift Bundle + Paper (20 Sheets) + Deluxe Case + 7 Fun Sticker...

User Ratings: 64 18

KODAK AMZKODMSK3B First Impressions

"Great gift."

Comes out and develops fast. It's so fun to take pictures with this KODAK AMZKODMSK3B! Also, the film is not inexpensive. The strap is also adjustable. Didn't have an issue even a little.

  • Kodak Mini Shot Instant Camera (Black) Gift Bundle + Paper (20 Sheets) + Deluxe Case + 7 Fun Sticker Sets + Twin Tip Markers + Photo Album + Hanging Frames
  • Packed with features – powerful 10MP camera delivers high quality pictures in seconds just point shoot & print photos in 2 1” x 3 4” credit-card sized
  • Bluetooth connectivity – send shots to your iOS/android smart device to view edit download the free Kodak app to crop photos add fun filters & More You can also send any image on your phone to the camera for printing
  • Capture your creativity – endless editing capabilities let you explore & share YOUR passion in person via text & Social media enjoy normal & border printing ID photo video & SNS printing & beyond
  • Portable but powerful –small design is perfect for toting in your pocket purse or backpack Pro features include 1 7” LCD viewfinder auto focus exposure white balance & gamma correction
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK AMZKODMSK3B
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK AMZKODMSK3B Final Thoughts

"It fits perfect!"

The strap is also adjustable. Live it fits perfect and the color is beautiful. My daughter loves her KODAK AMZKODMSK3B! The strap is also adjustable. The Camera comes with a small user manual.

Overall Score
4.0


(394 Points)

5. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera + Fuji INSTAX Instant Film (40 Sheets) 14 PC Instax Accessories kit Bu...

User Ratings: 74 9

Fujifilm First Impressions

"I love it a lot!"

I have not regretted the decision in the least. It's good for what I needed it for. The photo album is a nice addition to this set. Photo looks more like what you look like. Now I can print my pictures from my phone.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera + Fuji INSTAX Instant Film (40 Sheets) 14 PC Instax Accessories kit Bundle, Includes; Instax Case + Album + Frames & Stickers + Lens Filters + More (Purple)
  • 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 Instant Film White (40 Film SHEETS); fuji instax films are also Compatible with the full line of the Fujifilm Instax Cameras Mini 9, mini 8, Mini 90, Mini 70, Mini 50S, Mini 25, HELLO KITTY, and Polaroid PIC 300 Instant Film Cameras
  • FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI9 INSTANT CAMERA Features a New Selfie Mirror & a New Macro Lens adapter for close-ups - 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
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"My son loves it!"

Also, the film is not inexpensive. I have had no problems with it. Highly recommend this Starter Kit Instant Camera! Prepare to trip out your friends. I would 100% buy from this seller again.

Overall Score
4.4


(71 Points)

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

User Ratings: 83 3

KODAK First Impressions

"Just as described."

Highly recommend this Starter Kit Instant Camera! It's not a hard device to use. She loves Hello Kitty and this was a huge hit! The strap that comes with it is a necessity. Exactly what you need for a decent price.

  • Kodak Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera with Bluetooth (Green) 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
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

KODAK Final Thoughts

"Would recommend!"

It has a great field of view! The printing feature is quite good. 3 pictures can fit on one page. The photo album is a nice addition to this set. The Wide format film is a good plus for this.

Overall Score
4.6


(83 Points)

7. Polaroid SNAP Touch 2.0 – 13MP Portable Instant Print Digital Photo Camera w/ Built-In Touchscreen...

User Ratings: 71 10

Polaroid POL-STPRAMZ First Impressions

"On the plus side."

Case is a little difficult for our 6 year old. Case is a little difficult for our 6 year old. So much value for the price! I wish I invested in this a long time ago! We got it for our 7yr old daughter to use.

  • Polaroid SNAP Touch 2.0 – 13MP Portable Instant Print Digital Photo Camera w/ Built-In Touchscreen Display, Purple
  • 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 prints: zinc Zero Ink printing technology eliminates the need for ink and toners. The 2x3 inches sticky back paper prints are not only colorful and true to life, but are water resistant, tear resistant, smudge proof, and are Dry to the touch
  • Free Polaroid mobile app: take your photography to the next level by downloading the free Polaroid app, compatible with iOS and Android. No computer connections needed: simply send your photos to a smartphone via Bluetooth connectivity and unlock all the editing features Polaroid has to offer. From stickers to filters to Borders, photo editing options are easy, fun, and as endless as your creativity
  • Travel ready design: The Mini, Colorful, and pocket sized design is compact, super portable and perfect for anyone who loves to travel, blog, do DIY projects, or go on adventures. An included wrist strap makes it easy to carry, Whether you’re indoors, outdoors, at a party, or on vacation
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid POL-STPRAMZ
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid POL-STPRAMZ Final Thoughts

"Film came on time."

It gives a really personal touch. Has a magnetic snap to hold it closed. It's good for what I needed it for. Perfect fit for our Polaroid instant film. I guess that would be my only complaint.

Overall Score
4.3


(595 Points)

8. Polaroid Originals 9008 OneStep 2 VF Instant Film Camera (White) w/4668 i-Type Color Instant Film

User Ratings: 62

Polaroid Originals First Impressions

"Great items!"

Photos of me when I’m not looking. The strap is also adjustable. I actually really like it anyway. It's not a hard device to use. So you just keep it in mind.

  • Polaroid Originals 9008 OneStep 2 VF Instant Film Camera (White) w/4668 i-Type Color Instant Film
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Polaroid Originals OneStep2 Viewfinder i-Type Camera and the Standard Color Film for i-Type Cameras
  • DESIGN: Inspired by the original OneStep camera from 1977, the Polaroid Originals OneStep2 Viewfinder i-Type Camera is a modernized analog instant camera delivering instant photos with a retro vibe. It takes a moment and turns it into something you can hold, something you can share, something real
  • FLASH: With the built-in strobe flash and high-quality 2' to infinity lens, you can be sure every shot is simply amazing
  • COMPATIBILITY: Choose from the range of film and frames offered in the i-Type and 600 Film varieties for instant mood and a dose of personality
  • BATTERY: With its long-lasting rechargeable battery, you'll always be ready to shoot, whether you're on a brief excursion or a journey round the world
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Polaroid Originals
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Polaroid Originals Final Thoughts

"Lovely pictures."

Perfect fit for our Polaroid Originals instant film. Crops images a bit on the left. She has decorated her room with all her pictures. Excellent camera and its fun to use. She was thrilled with everything in the kit.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

9. Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 9 Instant Camera (Toy Story) with Twin Instant Film Pack (20 Shots) and 7-1 Acc...

User Ratings: 91 4

Fujifilm First Impressions

"Would buy again."

3 pictures can fit on one page. Exactly what I was looking for. Great value for the price, Great quality film. This has such a cute camera case! It's not a hard device to use.

  • Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 9 Instant Camera (Toy Story) with Twin Instant Film Pack (20 Shots) and 7-1 Accessory Gift Bundle (3 Items)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Fujifilm instax Mini 9 Disney Toy Story 4 Edition Instant Camera with Fujifilm instax mini Twin Film Pack (20 Exposures) and Focus Instax Mini 7-in-1 Accessory Bundle (Yellow)
  • EASY USAGE: Every person is original and has a unique story to tell. Express your story with authenticity and creativity whether you are a crafter or a doer. Simply load the Instax Mini 9 with Instax Mini Film and you will be snapping pics in seconds. The pictures print immediately with fun and spontaneous results! Great fun with friends and family, this camera will create memories beyond just the pictures it takes
  • SELFIE MIRROR: This instant camera gives you the tools to make picture taking a fun and easy experience. The selfie mirror next to the lens helps you find the perfect selfie on the first try. With the close up shooting lens you will be able to appreciate the small things in life. High-key mode adjusts the brightness to give your pictures a softer touch
  • FILM PACK: The Fujifilm instax Mini Twin pack instant film, yields superb results under both daylight and electronic flash conditions, it can be used with all instax mini cameras and comes in a handy cartridge. It offers stunning instant pictures that you can fit in a purse, wallet or mini photo frame and ensures sharp, clear production of vivid color and natural skin tones as well
  • FUJIFILM AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Would buy again."

Always pay attention to the dial and turn it. Wish I head read the description better. My niece really likes the Fujifilm . Always pay attention to the dial and turn it. Comes with lots of cool stuff like a case, film, etc.

Overall Score
4.8


(47 Points)

10. Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + Rainbow Film Bundle - Black

User Ratings: 75 5

Fujifilm Mini 26 Black Bundle First Impressions

"Great fun!"

Love the variety of accessories. It's obviously not the DSLR or iPhone quality. Wish it came with more films. This is a great photo album! The Wide format film is a good plus for this.

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + Rainbow Film Bundle - Black
  • Selfie mirror for perfect framing of your selfie photos
  • Two shutter buttons allowing comfortable and convenient vertical and horizontal shooting
  • The Lighten Darken Control allows you to make the print finish brighter or darker
  • Close up lens for shots up to 35 centimeter from the subject
  • For use with Instax Mini style film
  • Batteries: 2 CR2 batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm Mini 26 Black Bundle
  • Color Correctness
  • Picture Quality
  • Film Clarity
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm Mini 26 Black Bundle Final Thoughts

"Great gift!"

It's weird, considering how high the ISO is. There’s no redos, just moments and memories. It's small so it doesn't take up too much space. Highly recommend & would purchase again. Quality good but don't expect perfect.

Overall Score
4.5


(985 Points)

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