Finding the best camera designed for kids is difficult. Some are just starting in photography. Others are prodigious enough they might prefer a professional DSLR over a traditional kid’s camera.
We’ve put together a list of the 15 Best Cameras for Kids in 2020, from simple to advanced.
15 Best Cameras for Kids in 2020
1. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Camera
3 used from $349.99
- In body 5 axis image stabilization for blur free stills and smooth 4K video
- 16 megapixel live MOS sensor and TruePic VIII image processor
- 4K 30P video plus HD 120 frames per second high speed video
- Timeless, easy to use body design; Compact & lightweight with 2 dials, arrow pad and shortcut button
- 3.0 inch tilting LCD monitor with intuitive touch screen operation and touch AF 1 step shutter release
2. Canon EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Camera
3 used from $606.45
- 242 Megapixel CMOS (APS C) sensor
- Fast & Accurate Dual Pixel CMOS AF with phase detection
- Vary angle touch screen, 30 inch LCD
- Built in Wi Fi, NFC and Bluetooth Technology
- Use the EOS Utility Webcam Beta Software (Mac and Windows) to turn your compatible Canon camera into a high-quality webcam
3. Apple iPhone 8, GSM Unlocked, 64GB
- Gsm Unlocked Phones are ONLY compatible with GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile as well as other GSM networks around the world. They WILL not work with CDMA carriers like Sprint and Verizon (Search for "Fully Unlocked iPhones" For CDMA compatible iPhones).
- 4.7-Inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD multi-touch display with IPS technology, 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
- A11 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture, Neural Engine, embedded M11 motion coprocessor
- 12MP camera, 7MP FaceTime HD camera
4. GoPro HERO 7 Black
2 used from $209.97
- HyperSmooth: Get gimbal‑like stabilization—without the gimbal. HERO7 Black corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage
- TimeWarp: Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments
- Live streaming in 720p: Share while you’re there. Live stream in 720p on social, get HyperSmooth stabilization as you broadcast via the GoPro app and save footage to your SD card to check out later
- Rugged + Waterproof: Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. HERO7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33 feet (10m) and up for any adventure
- SuperPhoto: Get brilliant photos automatically. With SuperPhoto, HERO7 Black intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots
5. Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof Camera
$341.00 in stock
7 used from $265.00
- Waterproof (50 feet /15 meter), dust proof, shockproof (7 feet / 2.1 meter), crush proof (100 kgf), freeze proof (14 degree Fahrenheit / -10 degree Celsius), anti-fog
- High resolution F2.0 lens, maximum 8x zoom, true pic VIII, back illuminated CMOS image sensor
- Variable macro system comprised of 4 macro shooting modes, magnified shooting up to 1 centimeter from the end of the lens
- 5 underwater shooting modes including underwater microscope, 3 underwater white balance modes
- 4K movie and full HD 120 fps high speed movies can be recorded. Battery life - Approx. 340 Images (using Toshiba SDHC UHS-I Card Exceria with is on, based on CIPA test standards). Approx. 50 minutes (under standard JEITA testing). Approx. 110 minutes (when zoom and other operational functions are not used). When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes
6. Nikon W300 Waterproof Underwater Digital Camera
9 used from $309.00
- Waterproof, freeze proof, shockproof and dustproof adventure camera with extra capabilities
- Stunning high resolution photos, 4K Ultra HD videos, Time-lapse videos, Super lapse videos and music montages
- 5x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with telephoto power and Hybrid VR image stabilization
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, eCompass, altimeter, depth gauge and more
- Operating environment: Temperature: -10 to +40°C (14 to 104°F ) for land use, Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F) for underwater use
7. Fujifilm FinePix XP140 Waterproof Digital Camera
8 used from $119.99
- Is 100-12800, allowing for lots of light and extremely fast shutter speed
- Waterproof to 82 ft. , shockproof up to 5. 9 ft., freeze proof to 14º f and dustproof
- Smile shutter - The new feature automatically takes the photo. When you select “smile shutter” you will no longer miss the perfect photo.
- 4K/15P video – capture the world around you in ultra-high definition with the 4K movie capability at 15 frames per second
- Bluetooth capability - the newly installed Bluetooth low energy technology allows automatic and instant image transfer to smartphones and tablet devices by easy pairing registration. The technology also Syncs the time and location information from your device and attaches it to your images.
8. Nikon Coolpix W150 Shock & Waterproof Digital Camera
3 used from $98.99
- Coolpix W150 13.2MP Full HD Point & Shoot Camera (White) - EN-EL19 Lithium-Ion Battery (700mAh) - EH-73P Charging AC Adapter - UC-E21 USB Type-A Male to Type-B Micro Male Cable (Black) - AN-CP19 Strap - BU-1 Brush - Nikon 1 Year Limited Warranty
- 13.2 MP Low-light CMOS Sensor
- 3x Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens
- 2.7" 230k-dot TFT LCD
- 1080p Full HD Video with Stereo Sound
9. Kodak PRINTOMATIC Digital Instant Print Camera
- ALL-IN-ONE PHOTOGRAPY - The Point-and-Shoot PRINTOMATIC Camera offers a powerful 5MP sensor and wide angle f/2 lens. The Printomatic is the ideal all-in-one solution for capturing and sharing vibrant prints instantaneously wherever you are
- FAST EASY AND FUN – This Point and Shoot the camera speed allows you to shoot a new photo while printing the previous shot. It also comes equipped with a light sensor that will automatically turn on the flash in low-light settings
- ONE STOP PRINTING - The Kodak Printomatic camera instantly prints 2x3” photos. The camera uses Kodak Zink Photo Paper, so no ink cartridges, toners or film are needed. The photo prints are durable, water-resistant, tear resistant and smudge free
- CHARMING DESIGN – Comes in Variety of Fun, Bold Colors. Compact design Slips neatly into your shirt pocket. Make it easy to carry around as you go about your day, ensuring you always have Your Printomatic with you
- INSTANT VALUE - Despite its many digital technological advancements the Kodak Printomatic Camera is an easy-to-use product. The camera has slots for attaching a neck strap, and saves photos to a microSD card
10. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
8 used from $33.44
- Takes 2 AA batteries; Picture size 62 x 46 millimeter; Viewfinder real image finder, 0.37x, with target spot
- New selfie mirror, shutter speed: 1 per 60 sec
- New macro lens adapter for close ups 35 centimeters to 50 centimeters
- Automatic exposure measurement; The camera signals the recommended aperture setting with a flashing LED; This helps capture the perfect photo every time
- Focusing: 0.6 meter
11. Kids Camera, 8.0MP Creative Digital Dual Camera
$39.99 in stock
3 used from $35.60
- 【Perfect Partner for Kids】Your Kids Deserve The Best! This kids camera featured professional dual cameras, 8 Megapixels photos and 720P/30fps videos, 2.8-inch touch screen, built-in 29 funny frames, 2 color filters, 8 scene selections, and much more! Share photos on ins or facebook within 1s with OTG function. 【Tip: * please remove the protector film on screen for better use!】
- 【Multiple Functions, More Fun For Children】Based on the original photo capture, video recording, playback, upgrade new kids cameras and camcorders comes with more functions, such as burst shooting, time-lapse shooting, flash light, 4X digital zoom, will keep the clear wonderful moment for boys or girls. Cultivate children's hobbies, take the first step of the genius photographer.
- 【Bonus Battery and Memory Card】Built-in 610mAh rechargeable lithium battery and it can takes photos or video for 2-3 hours. Bonus 32G TF card allows to store thousands of photos, provide unlimited creative opportunities for kids. Auto sleep and auto power off modes make the power storage even more powerful. No worry about running out of battery any longer!Connect to computer via a USB cable to transfer photos/videos, or to recharge the camera.
- 【Quality and Portable】This kids digital camera made of environment-friendly materials and soft silicone material, Protective shockproof Shell, durable and safe for kids. Compact size makes the camera convenient to carry everywhere, durable lanyard designed for children to hang the mini camera on the neck, simply capture scene or animals on nature with family, provides kids a comfortable way to experience the fun from nature.
- 【Your Kids Deserve The Best!】Kids camera enables kids to explore the world through their eyes while encouraging creativity and imagination with lots of fun in outdoor play, family vacation, a school trip and more! Use this cute camera for kids to record life. Buy it now to get: (1) Kids Camera; (2) 32GB TF Card; (3) USB Cable; (4)Lanyard; (5) User Manual. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We'll reply within 24 hrs and make things right!
12. Kids Camera for Boys Girls Gifts with 16GB TF Card
$39.99 in stock
1 used from $27.77
- 12 Mega Pixels & 1080P HD Video Camera: This Digital Video Camera for Kids is durable and easy to use with 12 Mega Pixels front and rear dual camera, so the kids can take fun photos and selfies. This camera can not only take pictures but also take videos. Kids can take 1920x1080P HD video to record the happy life and wonderful world
- More Upgraded Multi-Functions: FACE RECOGNITION - Autofocus, auto smile focus, clearly record children’s smile moments; MULTI-SCENE SELECTION - Four filters for children to experience different color scenes; 21 Funny Photo Frame Selections, So much fun for kids and improving children's creativity; TIMER SHOOTING - Children can pose in a cute position and wait for photo; FLASHING LIGHT-Custom light supplement to take more beautiful photos
- Safe Skin-Friendly Material: This digital camera for kids is made of high-quality environmentally-friendly materials, adopt non-toxic and safe designs, provides effective anti-drop and shockproof protection, kids will enjoy the small cameras as a toy
- The best birthday/holiday/Christmas Gifts for Kids: This mini camera weighs only 82g/0.18lb, and the size of it is only 3.38''*2.48''*2.08'', very convenient for kids to carry around. The camera also come with a TF Card, a Card Reader, cute Cartoon Stickers and a Lanyard which designed for children to hang the mini camera on the neck
- Long Lasting Battery: Built-in 600mah rechargeable lithium battery- Connect Micro USB cable to the 5V power converter. The red light will be turned off when the battery is fully charged
13. Ourlife Kids Waterproof Camera
$28.04 in stock
2 used from $22.14
- GREAT GIFT IDEA CAMERA FOR KIDS: Environmentally-friendly materials, non-toxic attractive design, durable, withstands drops. Have your kids record their memorable moments with sound.( Recommended for children 4-12 years old )
- KIDS ACTION CAMERA: Easy to operate. Supports photography and video with the ability to replay and delete both. Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor ( CMOS ) image sensor, capture high resolution photos up to 5M ( 2592x1944 ), HD 1280x720 pixels, 30 frames per second (fps), built-in microphone, micro SD slot with 32GB maximum support capacity.
- VERSATILE: Built-in 3.7V rechargeable lithium battery, 1.5 hour continuous recording time, Specially designed 1.77” LCD screen. Included: neck strap for convenient carrying, mounting kits for bicycles and helmet for safer use.
- WATERPROOF CASE: Features IP68 ensuring safe and reliable usage in water in depths up to 33ft. ( waterproof case buttons are a bit tighter when depressing due to waterproof design )
- SERVICE & WARRANTY: 30 day money back guarantee. 1 year warranty and free customer service for life.
14. Ourlife Kids Camera, Selfie Kids Waterproof Digital Cameras
$33.99 in stock
3 used from $29.91
- 2019 UPGRADED BEST CAMERA FOR KIDS: OURLIFE kids camera is the best action camera to gift toys on a Birthday / Christmas / Holiday to kids aging 4-15 years. NEW UPGRADES: 1.Featuring FHD 1080p/30fps videos and 8MP bright photos, thereby shooting the most memorable moments. 2.4 inch colored large screen for clearer picture quality, Supports 12 different built-in frame photo effects and 7 video filters which makes it was by far the most loved gift at the party.
- BUDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS&SELFIE: OURLIFE kids digital camera comes with a self-timer function and strong light suppression.The cameras will take beautiful pictures automatically with 5S/10S timer and continuous shooting function. The cameras detects a face automatically. If the background has a strong light, the camera dilutes the glare to make the rendered picture look more realistic.great selfie starter camera for budding photographers .
- FUNCTIONAL INTERPRETATION & BATTERY: kids action digital camera has a fill light function. When you use it at night, the camera's two complementary fill lights will help illuminate the dark environment. It also has a flexible camera lens that can be moved back and forth depending on the child's needs.The camera has which lets you record continuously for 2 hours. with 8GB Memory card.This maybe our go-to birthday gift for the best friends.
- A BREATHTAKING ADVENTURE: With a durable waterproof case,kids waterproof video camera captures amazing pictures up to 30 meters (100 feet) underwater. It is ideal for beaches, diving, swimming, rafting, snorkeling, surfing and much more. The camera has a versatile mounting kit that can be attached to a shoot at night, bicycle or handheld selfie. There is a durable neckband、a silicone handle and tripod bracket for safe use and full protection.
- AFTER-SALES CUSTOMER SERVICE: The Kids camera comes with a 30-day money back and 12-month Service.We provide free lifetime customer service. Contact us if there is any issues with the camera and we will be happy to help. Customer Satisfaction is our goal.
15. VTech Kidizoom Duo 5.0 Deluxe Digital Selfie Camera
- 5.0 Mega pixels Kidizoom duo deluxe, with a 2.4" Tft color screen, front camera up to 5.0 Mega pixels, and a VGA rear camera, a dedicated switching button serves great for selfies. Dual view finders, 4x digital zoom, built-in auto Flash. Special featured photo optimization, multiple shots will be taken and the camera will find the best shot to save
- Transfer and listen to your favorite music with the built-in MP3 player, a built-in speaker and the included headphones. Take fun photos with special camera effects, shake to animate effects on screen, film entertaining movies
- Parental game controls setting to limit play time for the built-in games, you can also Disable all games through this setting
- 256 MB built-in memory (shared with program data), more than 1500 photos, or up to 9 minutes of video. Expandable memory with microSD/ microSDHC (each sold separately) Capacity from 1 GB to 32 GB. As a reference a 4GB microSD/ microSDHC card (Each sold separately) can store 41, 900 photos or 220 minutes of video
- Automatic shut-off after 3 minutes without operation in camera or movie modes to preserve battery life. Includes also 1 wrist strap and 1 USB cable (for file transferring and not for charging). intended for ages 3 to 9 years. Camera is not rechargeable, It operates with 4 AA batteries included for demo purposes, Use new batteries for regular use. Product dimensions 6.4" X 3.6" X 2.4"