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Fujifilminstax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White)
 
4.6

(based on 135 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (84)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast development (68)
  • Fast film loading (68)
  • Comfortable design (65)
  • Built-in flash (62)
  • Reliable operation (58)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (12)
  • Poor exposure (11)
  • Heavy (7)
  • Poor flash (7)
  • Expensive film (5)

Best Uses

  • Fun (90)
  • Parties (71)
  • Artwork (38)
  • Family photos (17)
  • Travel (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (48), Photo enthusiast (39), Pro photographer (19), Semi-pro photographer (15), Photography student (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (48), Yes (21)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great icebreaker for travel photography

I bought this for travel photography after reading an article by Bob Krist. He uses this little camera to strike up a relationship with locals - after a short conversation and giving out a...Read complete review

I bought this for travel photography after reading an article by Bob Krist. He uses this little camera to strike up a relationship with locals - after a short conversation and giving out a couple of instant photos of them, people are much more willing to pose for you and the rapport you have developed makes for much better portraits. I used the camera many times for this purpose and it works like magic.

This is also great for the kids - they love the instant photos and our refrigerator is plastered with little Instax Mini prints.

I also bought the full-sized Instax 200 for bigger prints but the camera is unbelievably big - more like a medium format rangefinder - and so it sits on the shelf while the Instax Mini gets used all the time.

The photos are very small so they are more of a novelty than for serious photography, but they have a charm and personality that your 12MP DSLR prints can't touch.

I bought the Intax 25 about a year ago from Hong Kong. It looks similar to the 75 here. The ergonomics are great - it even has an integrated vertical grip release and a tiny wide angle mirror on the front for composing self-portraits(!)

The film refills are very expensive - about a dollar per print, but for your money you get a great spontaneous camera that has tremendous creative potential. Highly recommended!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

a good buy , but a cheap design

while i was excited about the camera i was disappointed , by the batteries compartment, the door doesn't seem to click lock in place , but i love the ease and use of the...Read complete review

while i was excited about the camera i was disappointed , by the batteries compartment, the door doesn't seem to click lock in place , but i love the ease and use of the camera will have to take it in to get it replaced as the door doesn't close unless you use enough force to close the door in place which isn't to say i love using the camera

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5.0

Everyone everywhere love this cam!

By UhmitsGigi

from Grantville, PA

About Me Photography Student

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Added Fun To Any Event
  • Built-In Flash
  • Comfortable Design
  • Fast Development
  • Fast Film Loading
  • Reliable Operation

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Artwork
    • Fun
    • Parties

    Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

    I've taken this camera on road trips, parties, and concerts - literally is a show stopper. I always get questions on what it is, how Polaroids still exist, and "can I get a picture too?" Thank you B&H for selling this at such a great price, even though film is quite pricey its definitely worth it. Its so much fun to carry around, especially with the sturdy shoulder bag case I got with it. So so happy with this purchase! I already need to buy more film, I can't stop gifting others with polaroids to take home. It always feels good to part with friends knowing that they just walked away with a pocket sized memory that now goes with them everywhere in their wallets.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Product

    By RC

    from Weehawken NJ

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Fun
        • Parties

        Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

        Really fast service and product is just as described!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        nifty...great for the wedding

        By Vincent

        from Damariscotta, Maine USA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun
        • Reliable Operation

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Fun
          • Parties

          Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

          I bought one of these and several double-boxes of film for a wedding, and during the day we all just passed the camera and film around, popping off card-size shots and selfies of anyone and everything...excellent!

          The clarity of the pictures isn't quite up to the full sized polaroid, but it will do.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          LOVE IT

          By Ben the dude

          from NY, NY

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

          SO fun! The camera is easy, a piece of cake. A great throwback. I don't yet see how to keep track of how many pix I have left, so I just keep shooting until nothing comes out... (not the best) Wonderful throwback, though.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Fujifilm

          By Alison

          from San Diego, Ca

          Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

          This was a gift for my son, and he absolutely loves it, thank you very much B&H I will definitely let my friends and family know about your site

           
          4.0

          Fun camera!

          By Mommy22

          from Southern Maine

          Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

          Brings me back to the days of the Polaroid
          Got this for my daughter who loves photography. It is a fun camera. Film is expensive but it's nice to have an image right away.
          Very prompt service and shipping!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Granddaughters loved it!!

          By Grandma S

          from Madison, Ct.

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast Development

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Fun
            • Parties

            Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

            Had this shipped to my granddaughters ages 7 & 9 so they could open it on Christmas morning. The girls love it. Took pictures of their best friend who slept over and gave her the picture to bring home with her. Her mom called my daughter-in-law and wanted to know what kind of Camera the kids had. Was it a Polaroid? No, it was the Fujifilm Instax Mini 7S. So happy I bought this for them. They've already taken a lot of pictures and filling up the album I had sent them too! The shipping was SPEEDY!!! Later I found out the my son...also buys from B&H and said their service and shipping is awesome! I agree. Thanks B&H...I will return for any future camera needs!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            4.0

            Instax Mini is Fun Camera

            By Adam

            from Buckley, WA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast Development
            • Fast Film Loading
            • Fun
            • Reliable Operation

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Fun
            • Parties

            Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

            I use this camera on professional portrait shoots. I do the normal digital SLR stuff and sometime during the session I shoot a few shots with the Instax Mini, for fun, and give the pictures to the client to take home on the spot. I find it a bit tricky to predict the lighting on this, but that is part of the fun. The photos are charming and fun to pass around.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Fun Toy

            By Kristy

            from Santa Rosa, CA

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fun
                • Parties

                Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                I bought the camera for guests to use to add their picture to our wedding guestbook. I have tested it indoors. People love watching it develop, the vintage feel, and the card size of the photo. The flash is blinding and on the indoor setting can make the picture washed out. It is hard to aim at yourself, the film needs to be replaced frequently, the first shot just clears the film cover, and pulling the lens out to power it on is not intuitive so we will have a designated picture-taker for the guestbook. But it is a really fun point and shoot and I look forward to many uses.

                 
                5.0

                REALLY EASY 2 USE, BUT JUST FOR PLAY

                By anec

                from México

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable Design
                • Fast Development
                • Fast Film Loading

                Cons

                • Poor Exposure
                • U Can´t Go Off The Flash

                Best Uses

                • Fun

                Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                Actually is so nice, so easy to use really but the thing is that is kind of hard to get use to take a good pic cause u have to guess ypur shoot, which is not fun cause u´re wasting material, but in general I think is a good toy just for fun! :)

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Great camera, with limitations

                By JVNY

                from Long Island, NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Built-In Flash
                • Comfortable Design
                • Fast Film Loading
                • Reliable Operation

                Cons

                • Weak Flash

                Best Uses

                • Fun

                Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                This is a great camera as long as you respect its limitations.

                It takes very good photos in well-lit situations, especially outdoors. Be sure to use the exposure selector as it does make a difference. It is not great for dark scenes, even with the flash that fires with every shot. The photos are small, however, at 2 x 2 5/8".

                Composing and taking a photo is simple, changing film is quick, and while it is all plastic, it is not too cheap-feeling, but it likely would not survive being dropped without damage.

                Image quality is what you might expect from a fixed-focal length instant camera: vintage-like colors and somewhat soft focus.

                It is a fine camera for the cost and a lot of fun to use.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Fantastic Instant Camera

                By Heather

                from PA

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Built-In Flash
                • Comfortable Design
                • Fast Development
                • Fast Film Loading
                • Reliable Operation

                Cons

                • Cannot Turn Off The Flash
                • Expensive film
                • Poor Exposure

                Best Uses

                • Artwork
                • Fun
                • Parties

                Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                I bought this camera as a birthday present to myself in hopes that it would help me out with my New Years resolution - to take at least one picture per day. I plan on making a 365 day journal and the thought of being able to post an instant picture in there is exciting to me! This camera and it's mini size is perfect for that! The only disappointing things are that you can't turn the flash off and that the film is so expensive. Otherwise, I love it!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                awesome camera!

                By jsabkeel

                from dearborn mi

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Built-In Flash
                • Fast Development
                • Fast Film Loading
                • Reliable Operation

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Artwork
                  • Fun
                  • Parties

                  Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                  So portable for parties!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Nice Product!

                  By asorguod

                  from NYC

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Built-In Flash
                  • Comfortable Design
                  • Fast Film Loading
                  • Reliable Operation

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Fun
                    • Parties

                    Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                    An excellent gift for my daughter. She loves it and I do too!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    4.0

                    Very fun to use, instant gratification

                    By audrj

                    from indianapolis

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Built-In Flash
                    • Comfortable Design
                    • Fast Development

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Artwork

                      Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                      Really enjoyed using this camera, photos have a good retro look and feel to them. Would reccomend this to anyone.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      perfect for the holidays!

                      By hkxx

                      from nyc

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable Design
                      • Fast Development
                      • Fast Film Loading

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Fun

                        Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                        I've been wanting this for the longest time, but always hesitated because other sites have this listed around $. Thank god I found b&h! It's bulky and cute. The white looks more like a cream, which is why I picked it over the white/pink camera. The Polaroid pictures bring back childhood memories, and i will definitely be using this to capture more memories this holiday season!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        User Friendly by Everyone

                        By Cindy

                        from Denver

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Built-In Flash
                        • Comfortable Design
                        • Fast Development
                        • Fast Film Loading
                        • Reliable Operation

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                            My company started buying these to replace poloraids when they were being phased out. We were so pleased at the ease of loading film, quality of picture, speed at which the filmwas pushed out and developed, and the convenient size. Even if poloraids were available we wouldn't go back.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Fun product!

                            By katie

                            from seattle

                            About Me Casual Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Built-In Flash
                            • Comfortable Design
                            • Reliable Operation

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Fun
                              • Parties

                              Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                              This is a fun and easy-to-use product! The film quality is really good!

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              5.0

                              LOVE THIS PRODUCT

                              By Nicole

                              from Philadelphia, PA

                              About Me Photography Student

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Built-In Flash
                              • Comfortable Design
                              • Fast Development
                              • Fast Film Loading
                              • Great picture quality
                              • Perfect
                              • Reliable Operation

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Action
                                • Artwork
                                • Everything
                                • Fun
                                • Parties

                                Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                                This camera was exactly what I was looking for! I LOVE Polaroid cameras but the film is too expensive and hard to find now and this is the next best thing! The picture quality is amazing, it gives this "vintage/artsy" look to it which makes me love it even more. I love that is has specific settings for the weather outdoors and indoor according to lighting. Would definitely recommend this to those camera/photography lovers out there and even everyone else! When I showed my friends it, they were like " I want one of those". They are truly amazing!

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • Yes
                                 
                                5.0

                                Excelent product

                                By Maria Fernanda

                                from Santiago, Chile

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Built-In Flash
                                • Comfortable Design
                                • Fast Development
                                • Fast Film Loading
                                • Reliable Operation

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Artwork
                                  • Fun
                                  • Parties

                                  Comments about Fujifilm instax mini 7S Instant Film Camera (White):

                                  Great camera, capture your best moments in a original way. Is like instagram but for real.The camera is tiny, and light. You can take it to any place you want. The photos are very colorful, you will not regret buying this product.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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