NG KiDS reviews the best cameras for kids!
What’s the best camera for kids? Let’s take a look…
Are you a budding young photographer? Perhaps you love to head into the great outdoors and taking super snaps of spectacular scenery and wonderful wildlife. Or maybe you enjoy capturing special moments with your friends and family!
But what’s the best camera for kids? We’ve reviewed ten cool cameras – take a look and find out which one is the best for you!
1) VTech kidizoom duo 4.5*
“This camera has two handles to make it easier to hold, as well as two optical viewfinders for binocular vision. It features front and back 2-mgeapixel camera to allow easy taking of selfies and has a 2.3 inch colour LCD screen.”
Best for: The two handles means that chances of kid dropping are lower, also takes selfies with optional funny stickers and filters. As well as 5 games for when you’re travelling.
2) Playskool Showcam 2 in 1 Digital Camera and Projector 4*
“Offers over 50 animations that can be added to images and projected for family fun. Kids love putting together home videos with the images they have taken.”
Best for: Home videos
3) Lego digital camera 4.5*
“It may look basic but it features a real flash and 1.5inch screen on the back. You can also add to the lego camera with more lego.”
Best for: Aesthetics/looking cool
4) Foxnovo 123S 2.0-inch Touch Screen 10M Waterproof Sports Digital Camera DV Camcorder with 32GB Micro SD/TF Card 4.5*
“Sturdy, well made waterproof case keeps the camera secure while taking pictures on land or sea. Can be used as a camcorder or still camera. Comes with 32 GB micro card, which adds great value to the product. Kids can attach it to their bike helmets or other areas to take fun action shots.”
Best for: Photo/video storage as well as helmet attachable camera.
5) Cobra Digital Squeezable Kids Camera, Blue DC150-BL 4*
“The soft, squeezable rubber shell holds up to a lot of abuse, and makes this a good first camera for kids. Excellent price for the value. Durable and unique soft rubber shell for the camera protects it and makes it easy for kids to hold.”
Best for: Good camera for younger children due to shock absorption.
6) Olympus tough TG-860 5*
“Features a wide-angle 21mm equivalent 5x optical zoom lens, is waterproof to 15 meters, shockproof and freeze proof. With a 16 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and 180-degree tilting screen it’s really versatile. There’s also Wi-Fi and GPS built in for ease of sharing images.”
Best for: Adventure
7) Polaroid PIC-300 4.5*
“Each film package allows for just 10 shots, so there’s a limit to how many pictures parents will let kids take, but the ability to quickly capture and print shots and build a collage will delight young kids and teens”
Best for: Crafts and creativity
8) Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1 3.5*
Kids will enjoy the camera’s Sweep Panorama mode – which also has an underwater setting – and its selection of Instagram-like retouching options (Toy Camera, Partial Colour, and Beauty Effects).
Best for: Underwater shooting, can withstand up to 10m of water with a built in underwater setting.
9) Fujifilm XP80 FinePix Digital Camera 4*
Able to withstand extreme conditions, it will prove to be an interesting adventure companion.
- easy use
Best for: Value due to the wide range of features and ability to withstand extreme conditions.
10) Panasonic Lumix TS20 16.1 MP Tough Waterproof Digital camera 4.5*
“This amazing camera is waterproof up to 16 feet under water. It allows your kid to shoot with one hand while maintaining balance. You can clean the camera with water from dirt, soil, and dust. You can also shoot wile skiing, skating, and snowboarding in temperatures as low as 14 F.”
Best for: Its ability to withstand most accidents makes it great value.