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10 Best Instant Cameras in 2021 (Photographer-Reviewed)

In recent years, the popularity of instant cameras has once again begun to rise and low-price options have hit the market. They play up the nostalgia of days long past, where Kodak film cameras were used for an easy point-and-click photo format to make beautiful, faded photos filled with memories. Nowadays, Fujifilm is at the forefront of this movement, but many other manufacturers from Canon to Leica have joined the bandwagon and started producing their own cameras.


While digital cameras are reliable and easy, few things beat having an instant print of your photos. Here are our tops picks for instant cameras and how to choose the perfect one for you. Our favorite camera for most users is Fujifilm's Instax Mini 11 Instant Film Camera, with its various modes, easy-to-use design, automatic flash, and other features. Read on for nine other great picks, and read until the end for a buying guide that's been reviewed by a professional photographer.

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In Collaboration With Photographer Melissa Castor

In Collaboration With Photographer Melissa Castor

Melissa Castor is a concert photographer who enjoys traveling for the music, and taking photographs of the sights along the way. There are so many places to see, and she's trying to share a little of what she sees with the world. We asked her for some expert insight on how to choose the best instant camera for you. You can check out her Flickr to see some of her work!

What is an Instant Camera?

What is an Instant Camera?

Instant cameras are basically a classic darkroom in a box. By adding chemical layers on top of the traditional photosensitive materials used to create a photo, these cameras make it possible to print and develop a photo without a long wait or special ingredients. 


All you have to do is snap the photo, wait for it to print automatically, and watch as the light and air exposure activates the chemical layers on the photo paper. This will develop your picture right in front of your eyes. 


While photos taken with an instant or polaroid camera may not be as high in quality as those you take with a professional camera or a smartphone, each one is truly unique. You only get one shot with instant cameras, and this makes them excellent for creating memorabilia or gifts

How We Chose Our Products

How We Chose Our Products

Based on careful research, we kept several criteria in mind when selecting our list of instant cameras. These include:


  • The type of film format each camera uses
  • Each camera's lens specifications such as focal length and aperture
  • Included tools like flash, brightness settings, and mirrors that help enhance the shot
  • Whether the cameras had straps, Bluetooth availability, or other features that made them easier to use

Check out the Buying Guide section for more on these helpful tips!

Compare the 10 Best Instant Cameras

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Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera 1

Fujifilm

Kodak Kodak Mini Shot Retro 3 1

Kodak

Kodak Smile Instant Print Digital Camera 1

Kodak

Kodak Printomatic Digital Instant Print Camera 1

Kodak

Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 Instant Camera -Refurbished 1

Fujifilm

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6  1

Fujifilm

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Instant Camera 1

Fujifilm

Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 Instant Film Camera 1

Fujifilm

Polaroid Polaroid Originals Now I-Type Instant Camera 1

Polaroid

Polaroid OneStep+   1

Polaroid

Name

Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera

Kodak Mini Shot Retro 3

Smile Instant Print Digital Camera

Printomatic Digital Instant Print Camera

Instax Mini 70 Instant Camera -Refurbished

Instax Square SQ6

Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Instant Camera

Instax Wide 300 Instant Film Camera

Polaroid Originals Now I-Type Instant Camera

OneStep+

Features

Best Analog Camera for Selfies

Best Portable Wireless Instant Camera for Scrapbooking

Best Digital Camera for Beginners

Best Digital Instant Camera for Frequent Travelers

Best Analog Camera for Portraits

Best Analog Camera for Square Format Photos

Best Analog Camera for Advanced Light Techniques

Best Instant Camera for Landscape Photography

Best Analog Camera for Vintage Photos

Best Analog Camera for Photography Buffs

Price$69.95$132.99$134.99$49.99$95.99$159.95$139.95$91.29$114.16$131.05
Dimensions 2.6 x 4.2 x 4.8 in.6.85 x 6.5 x 5.91 in.10.59 x 9.41 x 5.87 in.1 x 4.83 x 3.11 in.7 x 4.5 x 3.25 in.6.1 x 6.1 x 4.1 in. 5.5 x 5 x 3 in.6.6 x 3.7 x 4.7 in.4.4 x 3.7 x 5.9 in.5.9 x 4.37 x 3.8 in.
Weight10.4 oz.1.96lbs.16 oz.7.1 oz.8 oz.8 oz. 12.8 oz.33.6 oz.0.704 oz.17.28 oz.
Batteries2 AA Batteries1 Lithium ion batteryLithium ion battery1 lithium ion battery 2 CR2 Batteries2 CR2/DL CR2 batteries 2 Lithium ion batteries2 AA 1.5 Alkaline Batteries1 lithium ion battery 1 Lithium ion battery (1100mAh), rechargeable via USB
Flash Constant firing flash (automatic light adjustment)Built-in flashAutomatic flashBuilt-in flashAutomatic Exposure controlIn macro mode: Built-in automatic flash; In all other modes: Flash onConstant firing flashAutomatic built-inAccurate flashBuilt-in vacuum discharge tube strobe flash system
Lens60mm, f/12.7Not Listed 8mm, f/2.808mm, f/260mm,f/12.765.75mm, f/12.660mm, f/12.795mm, f/1494.96mm-102.35mm, f/11-f/64103mm, f/14
FeaturesSelfie mode, selfie mirror, automatic flashLCD screen, filter options, bluetooth connectivity, waterproof casingAdhesive photo paper, built-in editor, MicroSD card compatibility, LCD viewfinderMicro USB port, adhesive photo paperTripod socket, timer, selfie mirrorNeck strap, timer, color filtersShoulder strap, timer, tripod socketTripod socket, landscape formatNeck strap, timer, adjustable aperture, tripod socketBluetooth connectivity, iOS and Android apps, timer, neck strap
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10 Best Instant Cameras

Without further ado, here are our top picks of the best instant cameras we found after careful research of reviewer comments. They're ranked based on factors such as their lens, flash features, and reviewer satisfaction. 


*Please note that these products were chosen through extensive research and by combing through customer reviews by our staff at mybest. They are not necessarily affiliated with Melissa Castor.

FujifilmInstax Mini 11 Instant Camera

16654798

$69.95

Dimensions 2.6 x 4.2 x 4.8 in.
Weight10.4 oz.
Batteries2 AA Batteries
Flash Constant firing flash (automatic light adjustment)
Lens60mm, f/12.7
FeaturesSelfie mode, selfie mirror, automatic flash

KodakKodak Mini Shot Retro 3

C300RY

$132.99

Dimensions 6.85 x 6.5 x 5.91 in.
Weight1.96lbs.
Batteries1 Lithium ion battery
Flash Built-in flash
LensNot Listed
FeaturesLCD screen, filter options, bluetooth connectivity, waterproof casing

KodakSmile Instant Print Digital Camera

AMZRODSMCAMK11BL

$134.99

Dimensions 10.59 x 9.41 x 5.87 in.
Weight16 oz.
BatteriesLithium ion battery
Flash Automatic flash
Lens8mm, f/2.8
FeaturesAdhesive photo paper, built-in editor, MicroSD card compatibility, LCD viewfinder

KodakPrintomatic Digital Instant Print Camera

RODOMATICYL

$49.99

Dimensions 1 x 4.83 x 3.11 in.
Weight7.1 oz.
Batteries1 lithium ion battery
Flash Built-in flash
Lens08mm, f/2
FeaturesMicro USB port, adhesive photo paper

FujifilmInstax Mini 70 Instant Camera -Refurbished

B01GHUA222

$95.99

Dimensions 7 x 4.5 x 3.25 in.
Weight8 oz.
Batteries2 CR2 Batteries
Flash Automatic Exposure control
Lens60mm,f/12.7
FeaturesTripod socket, timer, selfie mirror

FujifilmInstax Square SQ6

$159.95

Dimensions 6.1 x 6.1 x 4.1 in.
Weight8 oz.
Batteries2 CR2/DL CR2 batteries
Flash In macro mode: Built-in automatic flash; In all other modes: Flash on
Lens65.75mm, f/12.6
FeaturesNeck strap, timer, color filters

FujifilmInstax Mini 90 Neo Classic Instant Camera

B00FR85IRK

$139.95

Dimensions 5.5 x 5 x 3 in.
Weight12.8 oz.
Batteries2 Lithium ion batteries
Flash Constant firing flash
Lens60mm, f/12.7
FeaturesShoulder strap, timer, tripod socket

FujifilmInstax Wide 300 Instant Film Camera

B00TGOWK3Q

$91.29

Dimensions 6.6 x 3.7 x 4.7 in.
Weight33.6 oz.
Batteries2 AA 1.5 Alkaline Batteries
Flash Automatic built-in
Lens95mm, f/14
FeaturesTripod socket, landscape format

PolaroidPolaroid Originals Now I-Type Instant Camera

9028

$114.16

Dimensions 4.4 x 3.7 x 5.9 in.
Weight0.704 oz.
Batteries1 lithium ion battery
Flash Accurate flash
Lens94.96mm-102.35mm, f/11-f/64
FeaturesNeck strap, timer, adjustable aperture, tripod socket

PolaroidOneStep+

9010

$131.05

Dimensions 5.9 x 4.37 x 3.8 in.
Weight17.28 oz.
Batteries1 Lithium ion battery (1100mAh), rechargeable via USB
Flash Built-in vacuum discharge tube strobe flash system
Lens103mm, f/14
FeaturesBluetooth connectivity, iOS and Android apps, timer, neck strap

How to Choose an Instant Camera - Buying Guide

Besides being small, handy, and perfect for people on the go, what else should you be looking for in a camera? Here four major points to keep in mind as you shop.

Decide What Format You Want the Photos to Be in

Taking a good photo often requires a lot of thought in the placement of the object you want to capture. The photo format, which defines the overall end result of your image, is also a huge consideration when buying a camera. Wide and square are the most common formats. Here's how to choose between the two.

Square and Rectangular Formats for Portraits and Casual Use

Square and Rectangular Formats for Portraits and Casual Use

The two most popular formats of polaroid photos are rectangular or square. The rectangular format is quite small - usually measuring two by three inches - and can fit nicely inside your pocket or your purse. 


There are also many instant cameras that produce square prints. It can be difficult to perfectly center and balance the images in a square frame. You might need to practice a few times before getting the hang of it.


However, square formatting offers a nostalgic effect. It looks like a classic Polaroid image - a nice all-round photo frame that is perfect to use for amateur photographers and professionals alike. 

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

Consider what you want to do with your photo once it's printed. Are you going it in your wallet to look at often? Scrapbook it? Frame it and hang it on a wall? There are many possibilities and that will help determine what format frame you will want to use.

Wide Formats for Landscapes and Scenic Shots

Wide Formats for Landscapes and Scenic Shots

At a party or any other occasion where you have a lot of friends and family gathered, it's always a good idea to capture moments with photos. However, oftentimes, it can be a struggle for everyone to fit into the picture frame, especially if you're attempting a selfie!


An instant camera with a wide format allows you to fit more people into the picture without having to squeeze everyone into the frame. However, accommodating this format type means the camera has to be designed a bit bulkier and heavier. Wide formats are also perfect for landscape and panoramic-type shots.

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

Wide formats will allow you to fit more in the frame, but you will lose some of the details you would get with a closer-up photo. These cameras also tend to be heavier, so keep in mind the weight of the camera if you'll be traveling with it.

Understand Lens Specifications Like Focal Length and Aperture

Focal length and aperture are the two basic indicators of lens performance. In this section, we'll show you why they are important! 

Shorter Focal Lengths for Scenic Shots, Longer Focal Lengths for Close-Ups

Shorter Focal Lengths for Scenic Shots, Longer Focal Lengths for Close-Ups

Focal length is represented in millimeters (mm) and determines the field of view or how much of a scene is captured by your camera. A short focal length would be around 14mm, and 35mm could be considered as a wide field of view. 


A camera with a short focal length will allow you to capture more of the scene in front of you. Meanwhile, a longer focal length like 85mm and 105mm means a smaller angle of view. It's useful when you want to take a photo of an object that's far away from you since the distant object will be magnified to fit in the frame. 

Shorter Focal Lengths for Scenic Shots, Longer Focal Lengths for Close-Ups

When taking selfies, you want an average focal length, since wide-view, shorter lengths can distort the face. In fact, portraiture photographers usually choose lenses that are 80mm or more!


However, instant cameras give you much less choice in terms of focal length adjustments, so if you like a camera that doesn't have 80mm or more and your main focus is on taking selfies, then choosing a camera with a selfie mirror and dedicated selfie mode will ensure that you have an instant camera that can still take great selfies.


If you have a shorter focal length, take the picture from further away to get the best angles for your face!

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

Picture in your mind's eye what you want the picture to look like before you snap the shutter! Are you going for a close up, or do you want an entire landscape? What will you typically be shooting with an instant camera? 


If you'll only be shooting friends and family close up, that will require a different type of focal length compared to photographing a wide landscape scene.

Lower Aperture Numbers for Low-Light Situations, High Apertures for More Focused Photos

Lower Aperture Numbers for Low-Light Situations, High Apertures for More Focused Photos

Aperture is defined as the opening in a lens where light enters the camera. It's expressed in f-numbers such as f/2, f/8, f/14. 


A low aperture allows more light to enter the camera. So if you tend to take photos in a low-light situation, go for a camera with a smaller f-number such as f/1.4 and f/2.8. A low aperture can create the shallow depth of field that makes your subject stand out while blurring your background. So it's great for portraits as well. 


On the other hand, a high aperture number like f/16 means that less light can enter the camera. So, make sure your surrounding is well lit so that the photo doesn't turn out dark. Also, a high aperture can show everything in focus and is great for group shots or landscapes.

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

You can't always control the light in which you'll want to take a photo, and that's okay. That's why cameras have aperture to allow for more or less light. The bigger the f-stop, the less light will come in. The smaller the f-stop, the more light will come in. It's opposite of what you would expect!

Look for Features That Will Help You Get the Shot You Want

Maybe film photography is a long-time hobby of yours, or maybe you just want a camera to help you capture brief moments at social events. Whatever you're shooting and no matter what skill level you are, there are certain camera features that can help you get the picture you want.

Self-Timer Feature for Group Photos

Self-Timer Feature for Group Photos

One of the unfortunate problems of taking a large group photo is that one person is nearly always missing - the photographer! This goes doubly so for instant cameras, which tend to be point-and-click. 


Make sure to look for an instant camera with a self-timer if you plan on taking these types of pictures. You can just set the time on the camera, prop it up on something, and then join the group for the photo! 

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

There isn't always a friendly stranger around willing to take a photo for you, and that's where the beauty of self-timers come in. Self-timers allow you to be in the shot with friends or to take photos of yourself when you're alone! It's a great feature to have on any camera, especially an instant camera.

Built-in Flash and Brightness Adjustment Settings

Built-in Flash and Brightness Adjustment Settings

You may want to purchase an instant camera with a flash setting, especially if you enjoy taking photos with your friends at night parties or dinner events. Some instant cameras are equipped with basic flash and brightness settings, which will help you compensate for low-light environments.


Some instant cameras do have a built-in flash, but they are usually more simple than other types of cameras. For instance, the Instax's flash only offers a limited range of about 60 centimeters to 2.7 meters, so anything beyond will not be illuminated by the flash and will stay dark. 

Built-in Flash and Brightness Adjustment Settings

Depending on the product, you'll be able to adjust the flash's intensity yourself, or you may have to depend on the camera's auto-flash adjustments. Either way, it can also be helpful to consider the basic rules of lighting and flash utilization. For starters, make sure to take keep any natural or additional light behind your camera.


Using your flash from a greater distance will create harsher-looking light on your subject. If you want that soft, warm glow that's generally ideal for portraits. If you're able to adjust your camera's flash intensity, a brighter flash will also create harsh light at close distances. Try using your flash at a distance of 10 feet or less

Mirrors Help You Take the Best Selfies

Mirrors Help You Take the Best Selfies

Selfies are an important feature to consider when buying a camera. The selfie mirror is an extremely convenient tool that can help make sure that your selfies come out perfectly! 


Though a selfie mirror isn't always included with instant cameras, you can often find attachment mirrors sold separately. They help you to center the image and understand where you're pointing the camera in relation to yourself, so it's a feature you should definitely consider if you plan on taking lots of selfies.

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

There's nothing worse than taking a selfie and having your friend's head get cut off. Selfie mirrors help solve that problem! They aren't perfectly clear like camera phones, but they do allow you to see yourself. Some cameras have a little mirror built in, but if not, you can buy an attachment that will simply clip onto your camera lens.

Manual Mode Offers Control Over All Settings

Manual Mode Offers Control Over All Settings

Many instant cameras have automatic features such as automatic exposure control or automatic flash. With them, you won't have to think too much about all the settings and can take your photo right away. 


However, for those who want to take control of the photo, look for an instant camera with a manual mode. It will allow you to manually change the settings yourself and be creative

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

You don't need to be a professional photographer to enjoy using an instant camera, but sometimes it is nice to have more control over your settings. Automatic isn't always the best option depending on your lighting situation, and manual mode gives the control you want to switch features around.

Look for Additional Accessories and Features

Whether you want to amp up your simple point-and-shoot photos or you want to evolve your instant film hobby into a lifestyle, there are plenty of add-ons that can enhance your photography experience.

Bluetooth Connectivity and Apps Let You Share Photos Digitally

Bluetooth Connectivity and Apps Let You Share Photos Digitally

Do you love instant cameras and their features but still want the convenience of newer technology? Nowadays, many instant cameras have new digital features along with their classic analog charm. Specifically, some products are rechargeable via USB, so there's no need for batteries! 


And with an instant camera with an option for Bluetooth connectivity, you can easily share your best photos to a smartphone or other device. You can enjoy your printed photo and save a digital copy for your Instagram feed! This function allows you to print photos directly from your devices as well. 


Some of these cameras may require you to download an app for these results, so be sure to read up on the requirements for each one. Instant cameras with SD card slots are also becoming more popular. You can purchase one of these if you want to save copies of your photos digitally and upload them to social media later on. 

Make Your Photos More Creative With Colored Close-Up Lenses

Make Your Photos More Creative With Colored Close-Up Lenses

Why not add a color close-up lens to your instant camera to enhance your photos? With lenses coming in colors such as blue, red, or yellow, you can play with your photos to get different filter effects depending on your target object and surroundings. 


They're often simple to attach to your camera and are a fun and easy way to get creative with your pictures.

Increase Portability With a Camera Strap

Increase Portability With a Camera Strap

You never know when you will get the best opportunity for a great shot. With a camera strapped around your neck, you'll always be ready. You won't have to dig around your backpack to find your camera, meaning you won't miss your chance for the perfect shot! 


Being able to carry your instant camera on your neck also means an extra layer of security. Even if it slips out of your hand, it'll still be safe with the strap attached and won't fall to the ground, where it could crack and break. Some instant camera bundles include a strap, so read product descriptions carefully.

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

Straps are available to wear around your neck or on your wrist. Both are convenient ways to keep your camera handy without worrying if you may drop it. 


I highly recommend having a strap on your camera to keep it safe at all times, and a lot of cameras often come with a strap in the box when you purchase it.

Secure and Protect Your Camera With a Camera Bag

Secure and Protect Your Camera With a Camera Bag

Make sure you keep your camera protected with a camera bag. While traveling, your camera is often one of your most important items, so treat it as one. 


There are many different designs for camera bags, ranging from extremely simple ones to many-pocketed ones. You can choose from harder or softer fabrics, depending on your preferences - though hard cases are a bit safer if you're afraid of dropping the camera too much. 


There are water-resistant options for cases and bags if you want more protection, too. You can even take fashion into account when choosing a bag, by color coordinating it with your outfit.

Melissa Castor
Concert & Travel Photographer
Melissa Castor

A camera bag is a great addition to your gear. When you're traveling, you don't want people to know what you're carrying, and a camera bag helps keep your gear both private and secure. It will also keep your camera snug as camera bags are more padded to protect gear in contrast to a standard purse or backpack.

Change Up Your Printed Photos With Color Borders

Change Up Your Printed Photos With Color Borders

Unsatisfied with only simple, white-bordered printed photos? There are so many more options for frames that instant cameras can offer. You can choose to change the type of film you use and purchase ones with fun colors or character borders.


This is a fun way to be creative while taking pictures and adds more charm to a photo album or gift. Certain cameras are only compatible with certain kinds of film, though, so double-check the product description for both the camera and film before purchasing!

Shoot Double Exposure With Your Instant Film Camera

Looking to get creative with your shots? Not every instant film camera can do this, but a couple can be used to take beautiful double exposure shots. In double exposure, you allow the camera to take two shots layered on top of each other in unexpected and oftentimes aesthetic ways. To learn how to do it, take a look at this video by Photography Concentrate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are a few common questions some users have about instant cameras to help you with your own purchasing decisions. 

Should I shake my instant photo?

You may see people shaking their Polaroid shot on TV to help it develop faster, but according to experts, this is actually an ineffective gesture. As mentioned at the beginning of this article, instant photos are developed through a series of chemical reactions. While some of these are light-sensitive, the amount of air that touches your photo has no effect on its development. 


In fact, a few instant camera companies have even issues warnings against shaking printed photos, saying that the sudden and intense movement could actually cause damage. It's better to be patient, set your photo on a clean surface until it develops, and enjoy the results. 

How long does instant film last?

The film for your instant camera does have an expiration date, so please ensure that you use it in a timely manner. If your film expires, not only will the quality of your photos dramatically decrease, but the film's chemicals may even leak inside of the camera. 


Most types of instant film should last up to a year if you keep them in a cool, dry place. However, this can vary depending on the brand and the type of development chemicals applied to the film, so please check the box when you purchase your film. 

Why are my instant photos coming out white?

Nothing is more frustrating than taking a carefully planned shot with your instant camera and getting a whited-out photo. There are a couple of reasons this might happen, but the most common is usually overexposure. This happens when you take a photo in a bright area with your camera's aperture set for a low-light shot. This will allow too much light in and white your photo out. 


Another common mistake users make is using expired film can lead to faded or white photos. As we mentioned earlier, it's always best to keep the expiration date of your instant film in mind as you use it.


Finally, your photos will print out white if you leave unused film in a bright area for too long. This will activate the light-sensitive chemicals ahead of time, once again leading to an overexposed photo. When you store your extra film, it's best to leave it in its box and keep the box in a cool, shadowy spot.

Need More Photography Accessories?

Need More Photography Accessories?

Now that you have your instant camera picked out, you might be looking for some accessories or additional memory storage devices to go with them. Check out the links below for more!

Get the Perfect Photo With This Expert-Recommended Editing Tool

If you love taking pictures with your phone, you don't want to miss out VSCO, an editing app recommended by photographer Michelle Tirronen. It offers a lot of filters and editing features that will help you tap into your creativity! 

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    Maybe you've heard how the most healthy computer setup has a monitor screen at eye level with a keyboard and mouse at elbow height. But what if you have a laptop? That's where laptop stands can come in handy. Laptop stands will raise your screen to eye level, making it more comfortable and ergonomic for you to use. They are especially helpful for people with pain in their back, neck, wrists, and hands.We've searched online and found 10 laptop stands that reviewers love. Our top pick is the Laptop Stand from Soundance, since it's sturdy, minimalist, and has three detachable parts. For more of our favorites, please continue reading. Also, don't forget to check out our buying guide for tips on how to select the right laptop stand for you.
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    636 views
  • Top 10 Best Headset Stands in 2021 (Corsair, New Bee, and More)
    Top 10 Best Headset Stands in 2021 (Corsair, New Bee, and More)
    If you spend a lot of time at your computer either for work or games, you probably have a headset that is used quite frequently. Keep your desks clutter-free with a trusty headset stand or mount that is made specifically for your headphones. Not only will a stand keep your desks neat and tidy, but it will also provide extra protection for your headphones by keeping them away from sudden coffee spillages, scratches, and falls. We're not joking when we say that numerous headset stands are being sold today. To cut your search time by at least half, we've gone ahead and researched the top 10 best stands in the market. Our top favorite is New Bee's Headphone Stand Headset for its durable quality and flexible headrest. Read through the other nine products to find one fit for your desk. A handy buying guide is also included in this article to assist you further! 
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    543 views
  • Top 10 Best Keyboard Wrist Rests in 2021 (HyperX, Kensington, and More)
    Top 10 Best Keyboard Wrist Rests in 2021 (HyperX, Kensington, and More)
    Computers are an inescapable part of our daily life, whether for work, gaming, or art. But without the proper equipment, long-term use can put excessive strain on our wrists, leading to soreness, pain, and even carpal tunnel syndrome. A keyboard wrist rest is an important part of an ergonomic computer setup that can help prevent future wrist injuries and alleviate current aches and pains.HyperX's Wrist Rest combines memory foam with gel for cushioned support that's cooling against the skin. Plus, its simple design can work with a variety of keyboards. Read on to see the rest of our top 10 keyboard wrist rests and find the right one for you! And if you're not sure how to choose, our buying guide is full of information about sizes, materials, and other things to consider.
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    365 views
  • Top 10 Best 4K Gaming Monitors in 2021 (Acer, Samsung, and More)
    Top 10 Best 4K Gaming Monitors in 2021 (Acer, Samsung, and More)
    When you play video games on your computer, you'll want to find an ideal monitor. There are many types to consider such as curved monitors, ones with speakers built-in, and the different specs. Since you can find various 4K gaming monitors to have an excellent image, we wanted to share our 10 favorite monitors, so you can find one for your gaming needs!We made a special note of Acer's Nitro Display since it has a high refresh rate, a low response time, and plenty of ports. If you go through our list of the 10 best 4K gaming monitors alongside the corresponding buying guide, you can find one to improve your gaming setup!
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    234 views
  • Top 10 Best Microphones for Streaming in 2021 (Blue Microphones, Neewer, and More)
    Top 10 Best Microphones for Streaming in 2021 (Blue Microphones, Neewer, and More)
    Audio is extremely important when it comes to streaming! Viewers want to hear your voice clearly and crisply. However, if you don't have the right microphone for your streams, the quality of your viewer experience may suffer. However, it can be difficult to find microphones that are suited for streaming, so we did the research to find the 10 best options available.While all the microphones on our list are great, we especially like Blue Microphone's Yeti Microphone since it offers four polar patterns, a good frequency range, and a USB connection. If you want help finding the best choice for your streams, go through our buying guide while keeping the top 10 list in mind.
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    224 views
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  • 10 Best Japanese Dehumidifiers in 2021 - Tried and True! (Mitsubishi, Sharp, and More)
    10 Best Japanese Dehumidifiers in 2021 - Tried and True! (Mitsubishi, Sharp, and More)
    When humidity levels rise, you might find yourself sweating profusely at home. Extra moisture in the air can make your home feel muggy and you may feel sticky and gross. This is where a dehumidifier can come in handy! Japan is no stranger to high levels of humidity, so, naturally, dehumidifiers are made to address these issues. To figure out which were the best, though, our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as Kakaku.com, Amazon, and Rakuten) and then chose some of the most popular products and tested them.We focused on four things: how well it removed moisture, whether it could be used to dry clothes, ease of use, and noise level. We then compiled everything we learned into a buying guide about and list of the best Japanese dehumidifiers available online. We loved the Clothes-Drying Compressor Type Dehumidifier by Sharp for it's efficiency and ability to perform multiple tasks, including deodorizing and drying clothing. Check out more below!
    Home electronics, PC, camera
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  • Top 10 Best Keyboard Cleaners in 2021 (OXO, Cyber Clean, and More)
    Top 10 Best Keyboard Cleaners in 2021 (OXO, Cyber Clean, and More)
    Raise your hand if you can’t stop eating at your desk. (Over half of us here are guilty of that crime.) Over time, dust accumulates. Oils accumulate. Cheetos powder and Doritos flakes and Oreo crumbs accumulate. Before you know it, there’s enough gunk and goo under your keyboard keys to give birth to another Flubber.And you haven’t got the most delicate of movements, so you don’t trust yourself to pop off the keys for a good cleaning–that is, without breaking anything. (We feel you.) So we came up with a list of easier, less risky keyboard cleaning alternatives and a guide to help you figure out which cleaner is right for you.
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    22,921 views
  • Top 7 Best Japanese-English Electronic Dictionaries in 2021 (Sharp, Casio, and More)
    Top 7 Best Japanese-English Electronic Dictionaries in 2021 (Sharp, Casio, and More)
    If you’ve been studying Japanese for long enough, you’ve probably considered investing in a Japanese-English electronic dictionary. Ubiquitous in Japan and full of more (and better) resources than you could ever have on your phone, it makes sense to have one if you’re serious about your study. But with so many models each with different functionalities, it can be hard to pick one out. We did the research and compiled a list of the top 7 best Japanese-English electronic dictionaries. For a well-rounded device that's great for learners, we recommend Sharp's Color Electronic Dictionary Brain High School Model. Aimed at students, it contains a wide range of topics as well as study tools to help with memorization. See the rest of our picks below. And if you're having trouble deciding, our buying guide is full of tips and information to help you out.
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    9,061 views
  • Top 10 Best Wearable Speakers in 2021 (Bose, JBL, and More)
    Top 10 Best Wearable Speakers in 2021 (Bose, JBL, and More)
    Looking for a way to listen to your favorite music without compromising situational awareness? Wearable speakers are the way to go. These nifty devices allow you to listen to music and make calls without having anything blocking your hearing. Take Bose's Soundwear Companion, for example. It's ergonomically shaped to sit on your shoulders and give you immersive sound with the upward-facing speakers. We've compiled nine more wearable speakers which you can hang, clip, even use as a cap, and added a buying guide to help you get started in choosing the best wearable speakers.
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    9,878 views
  • 10 Best Electric Knives in 2021 (Cuisinart, Black+Decker, and More)
    10 Best Electric Knives in 2021 (Cuisinart, Black+Decker, and More)
    Electric knives can make carving meats and cutting into fish and veggies so much easier since they minimize movement and take the pressure off your arms and hands. Of course, they can be a bit scary, since they are moving on their own, but there are safety features included on many of them to protect you and the convenience they offer can't be beaten.When choosing an electric knife, though, there are many factors to consider and you have to know what you plan on using it for. In this guide, we’ll help you find an electric knife that’s perfect for you. To lead you in the right direction, we've also got a list of the 10 best products available online, with our favorite choice by Cuisinart at the top. Read on for more great options!
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    14,163 views
  • Top 10 Best Desk Fans in 2021 (Honeywell, Holmes, and More)
    Top 10 Best Desk Fans in 2021 (Honeywell, Holmes, and More)
    Struggling to work in scorching hot weather? Stuck in a stuffy or noisy office? Pick up a desk fan to cool yourself down, get the air circulating, and provide some productivity-enhancing white noise! Compared to pedestal or tower fans, desk fans are much more portable, take up little space, and can run quietly. Some fans are also USB or battery-powered, so you don't even need to find power outlets. We handpicked the best desk fans and compiled a list of 10 recommendations. MEOLPHY'S Personal Air Conditioner Fan earned first place, an easy-to-use lightweight fan that can provide cooling, mist, or humidity on a timer. We've also created a buying guide with advice and tips for finding the right desk fan. 
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    798 views
  • Top 10 Best Gaming Capture Cards in 2021 (Elgato, AVerMedia, and More)
    Top 10 Best Gaming Capture Cards in 2021 (Elgato, AVerMedia, and More)
    With more people recording and streaming their video games, you may want to share your gaming experiences with others! While you could point a camera at the TV screen, you will get better recordings with a gaming capture card. Since you have plenty of capture cards to look through online, we decided to make our top 10 list for the best gaming capture cards available.We put the Elgato's HD60 S+ at number one since it has flashback recording, Mac support, and minimal input lag. We chose nine more excellent options for PC and console gaming, too. If you want to figure out which capture card will be best for the games you want to record, you should check the buying guide for essential points to keep in mind!
    Home electronics, PC, camera
    230 views
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