Fujifilm has released another new Instant photo camera which is called Fujifilm Instax Mini Hello Kitty Instant Camera. Now it's pretty much same as Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 camera from inside but outer design is totally different. You can see in image its not the usual Instax Mini camera design. This camera was designed and released for fujifilms 80th anniversary and Hello Kittys 40th anniversary. It won't be cheap but Fuji plan to sell millions of these camera in Asia alone. Since there are millions of Hello Kitty fans in Asia alone they will probably able to do that. Any Kitty fan would love to have this one and it's a perfect gift for a fan too. So This will have a big success if the price is affordable.
This Instax Mini model has come cool features like High-Key mode to give your photos a soften look and also you get a macro lens to take cool closeup photos. Also there is a mirror to take easy selfie photos. This mirror you can see next to the lens will show you how the photo will look. You don't find these features in old Instax Mini 8 camera. Not it's not just the old camera with a different design. Instax Hello Kitty does have some new features too.
Even thought this Fuji Instant Photo camera can be a great treasure Kitty theme fan it will probably come with a high price tag. Making it's not worth for average user to buy this model. For someone who want just a cheap Instant camera the best option is Fujifilm Instax 210 or Instax Mini 8 which you can get for less than $70 from places like Amazon. Also if you can spend around $170 you can go for the Instax Mini 90 camera or even for Polaroid Z340 digital instant camera which cost only $250 At Amazon.
All other features are similar to the Mini 8 model. You need 1 AA batteries and you can print around 20 photo prints with fresh batteries. But for a party of for a trip it's lot better you buy several pairs of rechargeable AA batteries. These stay long and also cheaper in long term use. Since you have to spend money for Instax Mini film buying rechargeable will save at least little bit of money.
You get a pink color shoulder strap and 10 Mini photo prints with cute pink borders along with camera if you get the original package.
Fuji Also released a Instax Mini 25 Hello Kitty model. Don't get confused these models. Mini 24 model just had pink color and a Sticker on it. Like in video below.