For better or for worse, kids are known to mimic and do exactly what adults do. This is just a fact of life. Using a piece of cool technology like a camera is no different.
There are several “kids cameras” out there; however, a regular camera is often the best choice. The best cameras for kids are going to be the cameras that are easy to use and inexpensive – period. The more additional perks we can find to come along with this formula, the better. Still don’t know exactly which camera to get for your junior photographer? Making it an easier choice, we review this year’s top ten cameras for kids.
1. Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX50
Coming in first on our list for kids is the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX50. The Cyber-Shot has a slightly higher price point, but is well worth it. Your boy or girl will enjoy Sony quality with 16.2 megapixels, full HD 1080/6oi, still-shots and movie capture, a 5x optical zoom, and a 2.7-inch display. The specs may sound too high tech for your little one, but control of this control is very easily mastered.
2. Kodak EasyShare Sport C123
The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 is a spectacular combination of rugged, stylish, and easy-to-use excellence. Among other things, your young one will totally enjoy the ability to take pictures underwater with HD quality, not to mention the color choices. It’s really fast and easy to snap, edit, and share with this jewel from Kodak – a steady crown of digital excellence.
3. Fujifilm FinePix JX520
Fujifilm’s FinePix JX520 is a perfect camera for youth. It features an easy-to-use interface, an impressive 14-megapixel camera, image stabilization, and a clear, 3-inch TFT display screen. Also, record movie clips at a more than adequate quality rate of 1280×720-pixels. The kids will feel just like an adult with this excellent selection.
4. Vivitar ViviCam 7122
The Vivitar ViviCam 7122 is an excellent choice for those young, aspiring photographers. Its combination of price-point and features make it perfect for the kids category. Users will enjoy photography basics and simple use with the camera-camcorder combination, anti-shake assistance, white balance adjustment, and 7.1-megapixel production. You can also choose from four different colors.
5. SVP WP6800
You can make your kid the hippest on the block with this cool, waterproof camera by SVP. The SVP WP6800 not only can take underwater pictures, but it does it in a very noteworthy 18-megapixels. Other great features of this sturdy choice include its quality, 2.4-inch, TFT display, wide operating system upload compatabilities, and micro SD port. This camera is perfect for youth in every way.
6. Kodak EasyShare MINI
The Kodak EasyShare MINI is yet another solid choice for the younger moment-catchers. Choose between purple, red, and blue and get to snapping with this credit card sized, 10-megapixel wonder. Enjoy clear, HD-quality pictures, a 3x optical zoom, 2.5-inch LCD display, blur reduction abilities, one-button easy uploads and sharing, and a handy mirror function for self-portraits.
7. Fujifilm FinePix AX350
The younger ones will feel like much older pros with the help of the FinePix AX520, by Fujifilm. The Ax520 features fantastic 16-megapixel camera action, 5x optical zoom, and an easy-to-use interface. Their learning curve will be brief and fun times extended with this solid, junior photographer’s choice.
8. Lifeworks LW-DC327N
The Lifeworks LW-DC327N is a great choice for those just trying to introduce the basic wonders of photography to their little ones. A relatively sturdy build and straight-forward operation are certainly this model’s strong suit. The kids will enjoy its bright color, 1.1” preview screen, and output abilities for stored media.
9. MoviePix Kids Digital Recorder
The MoviePix Kids Digital Recorder is a great choice for a relatively low-cost, yet versatile kids camera. They will enjoy the foldout display, still-shot and video recording, and 4x digital zoom. In addition, there is a cool TV-out port as well as a built-in SD memory card slot. The MoviePix also comes in several bright colors.
10. Crayola Digital Camcorder 32070
Even though the Crayola Digital Camcorder 32070 is not technically a 2013 release, it is still an un-bested member of the current market for the youngest of picture-snappers. Here, Crayola provides the younger group with a sturdy, easy-to-use, and effective camera-camcorder combo. Features include quick memory card slot, Video Genie software, and a dependable 1.5-inch display screen.