Viddy Pinhole camera

Best cameras for kids, by Digital Photography Review

DPReview is one of the best resources for photography enthusiasts on the web. Here is its 2015 list of the best cameras for kids.

Younger kids

Vtech Kidizoom Connect

1.3MP sensor
4X digital zoom
1.8″ LCD
320 x 240 video
128MB built-in memory
uses AA batteries

Nikon Coolpix S33

13.2MP CMOS sensor
30-90mm equiv. lens
Waterproof to 32ft
Shockproof from 5ft
Full HD video

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8

Makes card-sized instant prints
60mm equiv. fixed lens
Uses AA batteries
Comes in several colors

Viddy Pinhole Camera kit

DIY pinhole camera
Accepts 35mm or medium-format film
Available in four colors

Polaroid Cube

6MP sensor
35mm lens w/124° angle-of-view
Full HD video
Numerous mounts available

Older kids

Olympus Tough TG-4

16MP BSI CMOS sensor
25-100mm equiv. lens
Waterproof to 50ft
Full HD video
Wi-Fi + GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

12MP BSI CMOS sensor
24-720mm equiv. lens
Electronic viewfinder
Full HD video

Apple iPod Touch

Full-featured smart device
8MP BSI CMOS sensor
F2.4, 29mm equiv. lens
4″ Retina display
Full HD video

Digital Photography Review, also known as DPReview, is a website about digital cameras and digital photography, established in November 1998. The website has comprehensive reviews of digital cameras, lenses, and accessories; buying guides; user reviews; and very active forums for the individual cameras as well as general photography forums. It also has a large database with information about the individual digital cameras, lenses, printers, and imaging applications. Originally based in London, England, Digital Photography Review and most of its team relocated to Seattle, Washington in 2010. It is currently owned by Amazon. (Wikipedia.)

Source: Digital Photography Review
Last checked on: 18 December 2015