Fantastic shots! Instant cameras are still one of the mainstreams today despite the high-tech features of many cameras nowadays. These instant cameras on our list are a big help to capture everything from portraits to still lives to candid party shots just like Polaroids from back in the day.
#4: Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2
This instant camera can amazingly print your smartphone photos Instax film in no time once you have downloaded the Instax Share app and connected to the tiny printer’s Wi-Fi. It also features adding border or filter to your selected image and print as fast as 10 seconds. You can also duplicate it with the reprint button. Plus, it comes with a USB cord for powering up the rechargeable battery all the time.
#3: Fujifilm Instax Wide 300
This instant camera has a larger print that measures 3.4 by 4.3 inches without the need for extra controls such as exposure compensation. It features a tripod socket but lacks control over exposure, It only offers two back buttons that allow you to fiddle with the exposure compensation and turns on the fill flash. Inconveniently, it uses four AA batteries yet cheaper and can easily be replaced. The downside is that this camera does not offer very good photos compared to others, giving a nostalgic effect.
#2: Fujifilm Instax Mini 50S
This instant camera can go with you on parties and delivers good photos if you are not concerned about going beyond basic snapshots and fiddling with more creative exposures. However, it has fewer controls with just three buttons that allows timer, fill flash, exposure compensation, or landscape mode. Also, the prints look less detailed and less saturated. Plus, the biggest downside is that it uses CR2 batteries which are not convenient at all.
#1: Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic
This instant camera is the best one for people who are looking for the awesome experience of analog photos. It offers a great viewfinder, intuitive controls and it is durable that put it at the top of our list for the best instant cameras you can buy. The prints measure 2.1 by 3.4 inches that are about the size of a credit card. It offers the brightest and most detailed photos of others on our list. Its auto mode offers consistent image quality during daylight or in brightly lit interiors. While at night, it has a built-in flash and activated Party Mode. The only con is that the shape of this camera can sometimes make an awkward grip especially when using bulb mode that requires you to hold down the shutter the entire time.