The Polaroid spirit lives on with Fujifilm’s new instant cameras

It turns out the Instax Mini 90 wasn’t a one-off. Fujifilm’s attempt to lend its kid-friendly instant cameras a touch of class from its high-end X-series was great fun to use, but had a couple of issues — the small Instax prints aren’t for everyone, and the $ 200 entry price takes it out of impulse-buy territory. But now Fujifilm is back with a new model that addresses both of those problems: the Instax Wide 300.

The Wide 300 uses larger format Instax Wide film, which is around twice the size of regular credit card-sized Instax prints. Previous Instax Wide cameras featured comically huge, bulbous designs; the Wide 300 isn’t going to win any beauty contests either, but it has at least received a similar makeover to the Mini 90,…

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