1. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ20 Instant Film Camera
With the Fujifilm Instax SQUARE SQ 20 hybrid instant camera, the manufacturer is building a bridge between analog and digital technology. The charm of analog instant cameras is combined in this product with the advantages of digital technology. The recordings can be printed out directly at the touch of a button – or saved. The device has a memory function for up to 50 recordings. The internal memory can even be expanded with a microSD card. The photos are saved on the Fujifilm Instant Film “Instax SQUARE” film. Ten images can be printed per pack. The photos are printed out in a size of 6.2 × 6.2 centimeters. It takes about 12 seconds to print a photo. These can have a maximum length of 30 seconds.
An extensive selection of filters: The Fujifilm Instax SQUARE SQ 20 hybrid instant camera has 18 different filters for taking photos. This can be used to create exciting designs. There are not only filter colors, but also interesting effects such as skin brightening, vintage, monochrome, or sepia. Even videos can be artistically designed with a few image effects. The camera convinced us. Because the SQ 20 does a good job for an instant camera.
What sounds practical in theory can be implemented quickly, well, and effectively in practice. The rechargeable battery also does a very good job. On the positive side, Fujifilm put some thought into the arrangement of the triggers. Because there are two triggers on the front, one on the right and one on the left. This makes the camera just as suitable for left-handers as it is for right-handers. It is a shame, however, that Fujifilm does without the tripod thread compared to the previous version S10.
2. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera
After a few years, instant cameras are back in trend. It’s just fun when you can hold the captured images in your hand right away. The Fujifilm Instax Mini instant camera with an integrated selfie mirror is aimed at people who enjoy taking photos. It has a selfie mirror it is competing with modern smartphones. The Instax Mini 9 is a successor to the Instax Mini 8.
Some features have been taken over from the previous model, such as the built-in lens with 60 millimeters. The slightly low speed of 1: 12.7 has also been retained. However, you can compensate for them with the integrated flash, which offers a range between 60 to 270 centimeters. Thanks to a manual exposure setting, you can adjust your Instax mini 9 to the existing light conditions and in this way, you can get very nice results both indoors and outdoors.
For close-ups, you can use a macro lens to reduce the focus to 35 centimeters. In order for the camera to be operational, you need Fuji color or monochrome films. The result is images with a size of 62 x 46 millimeters (no internal memory available).
3. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 – Instant Film Camera
If you are looking for an instant camera with lots of creative features, such as Double exposure, selfie mode, and low and high key effects for the pictures, then you will make a good choice with the Fujifilm Instax SQ 6 EX D instant camera with double exposure. Each SQ6 is also supplied with three colored flash filters with which you can create color-tinted instant photos. This camera is easy to use so that you can concentrate on taking pictures in peace.
Thanks to the integrated selfie mirror, you can optimally adjust the angle and the image section when taking a photo, and thanks to the retractable lens of the Instax SQ6, all details are perfectly captured. The exposure control of the Fujifilm camera is also very practical: The ambient brightness is checked automatically and the shutter speed is adjusted accordingly to optimally lit instant photos.
For close-ups, the manufacturer provided an extra macro mode. It enables you to take pictures from a distance of 30 cm. The practical landscape mode is provided for panorama and landscape images so that you can also take extensive shots. With the light / dark mode, you can achieve fantastic low and high key effects, which is possible thanks to manual exposure correction.
4. Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Instant Film Camera
With the Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic, you are able to capture the most beautiful moments immediately on the picture. This camera is slightly larger than the other instant cameras, but that’s because of the technology. In addition to many other features, this Fujifilm model offers various setting options and a flash. The operation of the camera is uncomplicated and intuitive: Simply combine the appropriate motif program with the desired brightness setting and press one of the shutter releases – done. After a few minutes, the picture is there in the size of a credit card.
However, don’t expect outstanding image quality with perfect exposure. However, these small pictures can still be used as a great memory and snapshot. The flash and the flash function of the Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic are electronically controlled and equipped with intelligent features. The results are high-quality images. Thanks to the integrated mirror, you can take cool self-portraits.
There are 5 different motif programs to choose from: “Party” – for atmospheric pictures with flash, “Children” – for quick pictures of moving motifs, “Landscape” – for distant motifs, “Double exposure” – two superimposed motifs on an instant picture and “Long exposure “- for night shots or dynamic representation of moving subjects.
5. Polaroid Originals OneStep+
Instant cameras are currently experiencing their renaissance because they allow images to be printed out immediately. Polaroid has introduced a new model with the OneStep 2. This instant camera is especially suitable for people who enjoy photography and don’t just want to save their pictures on the computer.
The features of the OneStep 2 are largely based on the original Polaroid cameras from the 1970s, with an integrated flash and timer added. The camera’s energy supply is provided by a built-in rechargeable battery that can be conveniently charged using a USB cable.
To take a picture, you need a special color or black and white films from Polaroid Originals. A high-quality lens was installed for the snapshots. With just a few buttons and intuitive design, the OneStep 2 instant camera is very easy to use. Inspired by the original OneStep camera from 1977, this model is an analog instant camera of the 21st century.