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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best film cameras.

If you're looking to get into photography, or just want to try your hand at a more traditional form of image capture, a film camera might be the right choice for you. They're easy to use, and the process of developing and printing your photos is a fun one. Browse the top-ranked list of best film cameras below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Nikon - Z fc 4K Video Mirrorless Camera w/ NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR - Black/Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "If you like the knobs and dials of a Nikon from the 60s, I'd recommend just buying an old film camera. This is a daytime travel camera and I think you can get a better deal with one of the retro-designed Fujifilm. ...Got this camera for my birthday to myself, its amazing love the old camera feeling, i cant argue about anything, quality of camera and of images its great, its the best camera i have had, i have other cameras but this is so lightweight and with adapter i can use the other lenses i have for my nikon cameras"

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    The Z fc mirrorless camera features a classic, tactile design fused with modern Z series technology. Equipped with a flip out vlogger screen, this DX-format 4K UHD compact camera delivers big image quality for photos and videos.
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    "If you like the knobs and dials of a Nikon from the 60s, I'd recommend just buying an old film camera. This is a daytime travel camera and I think you can get a better deal with one of the retro-designed Fujifilm. ...Got this camera for my birthday to myself, its amazing love the old camera feeling, i cant argue about anything, quality of camera and of images its great, its the best camera i have had, i have other cameras but this is so lightweight and with adapter i can use the other lenses i have for my nikon cameras"

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    The Z fc mirrorless camera features a classic, tactile design fused with modern Z series technology. Equipped with a flip out vlogger screen, this DX-format 4K UHD compact camera delivers big image quality for photos and videos.
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  2. Fujifilm - INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Camera!!!!...With the pictures producing on demand it took me back 20 years when I had my fist instant film camera. Picture quality was good. You definitely can not compare it to the high quality resolution we get nowadays but for what it is, it was great. ...good, basic, film camera gets the job done I just think the price is too high for the crappy plastic quality. "

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    Make a statement with your style with the INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera.  The INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera is pumped with attitude for today’s new generation of image makers and shot takers. Combining “fast to action” features with classic design cues and the use of INSTAX MINI Instant Film, it’ll keep you one shot ahead of the rest.  The INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera is ready to hit the streets running thanks to its built-in selfie mode.  Pull out the lens for an extra click, line yourself up in the mirror and capture your style in a one-of-a-kind selfie.  With the power of automatic exposure, the camera automatically calculates the brightness of the environment you’re in, so what you see is what you get, every shot, every time.  All this packaged up in a timeless and epic silhouette. We’ve even edged the design with premium silver accents and added a deluxe black texture that is sensational to touch. We’ve gone all out to propel the INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera into a league of its own.
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    "Great Camera!!!!...With the pictures producing on demand it took me back 20 years when I had my fist instant film camera. Picture quality was good. You definitely can not compare it to the high quality resolution we get nowadays but for what it is, it was great. ...good, basic, film camera gets the job done I just think the price is too high for the crappy plastic quality. "

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    Make a statement with your style with the INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera.  The INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera is pumped with attitude for today’s new generation of image makers and shot takers. Combining “fast to action” features with classic design cues and the use of INSTAX MINI Instant Film, it’ll keep you one shot ahead of the rest.  The INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera is ready to hit the streets running thanks to its built-in selfie mode.  Pull out the lens for an extra click, line yourself up in the mirror and capture your style in a one-of-a-kind selfie.  With the power of automatic exposure, the camera automatically calculates the brightness of the environment you’re in, so what you see is what you get, every shot, every time.  All this packaged up in a timeless and epic silhouette. We’ve even edged the design with premium silver accents and added a deluxe black texture that is sensational to touch. We’ve gone all out to propel the INSTAX MINI 40 Instant Film Camera into a league of its own.
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  3. Fujifilm - INSTAX MINI Evo Instant Film Camera - Brown - Front_Zoom
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    "Review my fuji film camera...Best quality instant film camera! Aesthetic looking too :) Love the color"

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    The INSTAX MINI EVO Instant Film camera is designed to be compact and portable, making it easy to take with you wherever you go. It is small enough to fit in your pocket or bag. With 10 lens effect and 10 film effect options, you can create the exact vision you have in mind. Experiment with vivid colors, go retro, add softness to the focus or lose the color. Got a print worthy memory? The INSTAX MINI Evo Brown Instant Film Camera prints photos at 600 DPI for a stunning image quality. Every single image you print on the INSTAX MINI Evo Brown Instant Film Camera can be saved in a handy digital format on your Smartphone, ideal for sharing and posting.
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    "Review my fuji film camera...Best quality instant film camera! Aesthetic looking too :) Love the color"

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    The INSTAX MINI EVO Instant Film camera is designed to be compact and portable, making it easy to take with you wherever you go. It is small enough to fit in your pocket or bag. With 10 lens effect and 10 film effect options, you can create the exact vision you have in mind. Experiment with vivid colors, go retro, add softness to the focus or lose the color. Got a print worthy memory? The INSTAX MINI Evo Brown Instant Film Camera prints photos at 600 DPI for a stunning image quality. Every single image you print on the INSTAX MINI Evo Brown Instant Film Camera can be saved in a handy digital format on your Smartphone, ideal for sharing and posting.
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  4. Polaroid Go Gen 2 Everything Box - White - Angle_Zoom
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    "Great camera, will not disappoint....Very happy with this camera. Great idea for those who want to get into film and don't want to pay extra to have it developed!...One of the films included has a minor flaw, but it doesn't significantly impact the overall picture quality; there's room for improvement in that aspect."

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    Capture real life on the Go. Our most portable, wearable, take anywhere-able Polaroid Go Generation 2 instant camera has been upgraded with a large aperture range, precise light sensor, and on-point-exposure settings to make your pictures even better. It’s really small (the smallest instant camera in the world) but comes with big creative potential featuring a selfie mirror, self-timer, double exposure, and can be paired with its own teeny tiny color filters. All in the classic design, and now made with 30% recycled materials. Includes a Polaroid Color Go Film Double Pack for 16 color instant photographs with white frames. Compatible with Polaroid Go film, our smallest Polaroid instant film format.
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    "Great camera, will not disappoint....Very happy with this camera. Great idea for those who want to get into film and don't want to pay extra to have it developed!...One of the films included has a minor flaw, but it doesn't significantly impact the overall picture quality; there's room for improvement in that aspect."

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    Capture real life on the Go. Our most portable, wearable, take anywhere-able Polaroid Go Generation 2 instant camera has been upgraded with a large aperture range, precise light sensor, and on-point-exposure settings to make your pictures even better. It’s really small (the smallest instant camera in the world) but comes with big creative potential featuring a selfie mirror, self-timer, double exposure, and can be paired with its own teeny tiny color filters. All in the classic design, and now made with 30% recycled materials. Includes a Polaroid Color Go Film Double Pack for 16 color instant photographs with white frames. Compatible with Polaroid Go film, our smallest Polaroid instant film format.
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  5. Fujifilm - X-S20 Mirrorless Camera with XF18-55mm Lens Bundle - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best Fuji if you don’t like retro...This is probably the best entry to mid level Fuji camera to purchase. ...My first mirrorless camera...My first mirrorless camera coming from a Nikon d3300. This camera is so much better in many ways. "

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    Designed for both stills and video creation, X-S20 offers a powerful combination of creative features and cutting-edge technology in a lightweight body. The 26.1-megapixel X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor and X-Processor 5 imaging engine combine to deliver a blistering performance, recording video up to 6.2K and uncropped still images at up to 20 frames-per-second. A powerful in-body image stabilizer offers up to seven stops of compensation, plus battery life has been dramatically increased, managing more than double the images per charge compared to its predecessor. Vlog mode makes it simple to get pro-quality footage, while Fujifilm’s 19 unique Film Simulation modes complete the picture, delivering stunning colors straight out of camera.
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    "Best Fuji if you don’t like retro...This is probably the best entry to mid level Fuji camera to purchase. ...My first mirrorless camera...My first mirrorless camera coming from a Nikon d3300. This camera is so much better in many ways. "

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    Designed for both stills and video creation, X-S20 offers a powerful combination of creative features and cutting-edge technology in a lightweight body. The 26.1-megapixel X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor and X-Processor 5 imaging engine combine to deliver a blistering performance, recording video up to 6.2K and uncropped still images at up to 20 frames-per-second. A powerful in-body image stabilizer offers up to seven stops of compensation, plus battery life has been dramatically increased, managing more than double the images per charge compared to its predecessor. Vlog mode makes it simple to get pro-quality footage, while Fujifilm’s 19 unique Film Simulation modes complete the picture, delivering stunning colors straight out of camera.
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  6. Fujifilm - INSTAX PAL Link 2 600023707 Wireless Photo Printer Bundle - Green - Front_Zoom
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    "It doesn’t stay on the camera and falls off. The pictures I’ve taken seem a bit blurry but that also can be attributed to the style of the film and the lighting. ...I bought this camera for my wife since she collects all these small portable cameras. "

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    The INSTAX PAL Digital Camera – a super small digital camera eager to capture small, spontaneous moments. And with a built-in, wide-angle lens, you can capture exactly what you love. Your landscape. Your friends. Your fun. Although this camera is pocket-friendly, the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera won’t be spending much time tucked away. Record up to 5 sets of personalized, pre-shutter phrases or sounds using the free downloadable INSTAX PAL Smartphone App and the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera will randomly play one of the 5 sounds/phrases whenever you hit the shutter button. Get ready for some friendly, pose-readying encouragement before snapping away. “Spin around! Dance. Smile. Fist bumps. High fives!” Plus, use the included multi-use detachable ring with your INSTAX PAL Camera – as a viewfinder to help get the best shots, as a finger carry loop for an easy hold, or as a camera stand for remote shooting from the INSTAX PAL App. Tap into the power of the INSTAX PAL Smartphone App with the Remote Shooting feature and get a live view of the upcoming shot on your Smartphone! Using the Interval Shooting App feature of the INSTAX PAL Smartphone App you can snap fast-paced digital INSTAX images in sequences of 3, 6, 11 or 21, so you can take “in the moment” shots without missing a beat. When you’re ready to see your digital images, transfer them from the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera (there’s space in the internal camera media for up to 50) to your INSTAX PAL Smartphone App via Bluetooth, then head to the built-in camera roll on the App. Once they’ve arrived, you get to do your thing – add one of the 18 photo-tastic filters, include some text, or decorate with in-App stickers. You can even choose your INSTAX photo format –MINI, SQUARE or WIDE. Once you have customized your images, you can print using the bundle included INSTAX MINI LINK 2 Smartphone printer and INSTAX MINI instant film by selecting your transferred INSTAX PAL images and connecting with your downloaded INSTAX MINI LINK App.* Or print (as you take the shot) directly from the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera to the Bluetooth-paired INSTAX MINI LINK 2 Smartphone Printer, by switching the bottom button on the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera to “L” (LINK mode) - no use of App required! But, that’s not all. Discover the impressive array of animations in the “Gift Inbox” within the INSTAX PAL Smartphone App, where you can turn sequenced, Interval Shooting images or your Gallery images into an animation once your images have been transferred into the App. Perfect for viewing in-App, or for printing an INSTAX photo with a QR code that can be scanned with a Smartphone to reveal your animation. *Images can also be printed with any other INSTAX LINK Series Smartphone Printer, or using the INSTAX MINI LIPLAY or INSTAX MINI EVO Hybrid Instant Cameras (sold separately). Smartphone download of the App relating to your applicable INSTAX device required.
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    "It doesn’t stay on the camera and falls off. The pictures I’ve taken seem a bit blurry but that also can be attributed to the style of the film and the lighting. ...I bought this camera for my wife since she collects all these small portable cameras. "

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    Product Description

    The INSTAX PAL Digital Camera – a super small digital camera eager to capture small, spontaneous moments. And with a built-in, wide-angle lens, you can capture exactly what you love. Your landscape. Your friends. Your fun. Although this camera is pocket-friendly, the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera won’t be spending much time tucked away. Record up to 5 sets of personalized, pre-shutter phrases or sounds using the free downloadable INSTAX PAL Smartphone App and the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera will randomly play one of the 5 sounds/phrases whenever you hit the shutter button. Get ready for some friendly, pose-readying encouragement before snapping away. “Spin around! Dance. Smile. Fist bumps. High fives!” Plus, use the included multi-use detachable ring with your INSTAX PAL Camera – as a viewfinder to help get the best shots, as a finger carry loop for an easy hold, or as a camera stand for remote shooting from the INSTAX PAL App. Tap into the power of the INSTAX PAL Smartphone App with the Remote Shooting feature and get a live view of the upcoming shot on your Smartphone! Using the Interval Shooting App feature of the INSTAX PAL Smartphone App you can snap fast-paced digital INSTAX images in sequences of 3, 6, 11 or 21, so you can take “in the moment” shots without missing a beat. When you’re ready to see your digital images, transfer them from the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera (there’s space in the internal camera media for up to 50) to your INSTAX PAL Smartphone App via Bluetooth, then head to the built-in camera roll on the App. Once they’ve arrived, you get to do your thing – add one of the 18 photo-tastic filters, include some text, or decorate with in-App stickers. You can even choose your INSTAX photo format –MINI, SQUARE or WIDE. Once you have customized your images, you can print using the bundle included INSTAX MINI LINK 2 Smartphone printer and INSTAX MINI instant film by selecting your transferred INSTAX PAL images and connecting with your downloaded INSTAX MINI LINK App.* Or print (as you take the shot) directly from the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera to the Bluetooth-paired INSTAX MINI LINK 2 Smartphone Printer, by switching the bottom button on the INSTAX PAL Digital Camera to “L” (LINK mode) - no use of App required! But, that’s not all. Discover the impressive array of animations in the “Gift Inbox” within the INSTAX PAL Smartphone App, where you can turn sequenced, Interval Shooting images or your Gallery images into an animation once your images have been transferred into the App. Perfect for viewing in-App, or for printing an INSTAX photo with a QR code that can be scanned with a Smartphone to reveal your animation. *Images can also be printed with any other INSTAX LINK Series Smartphone Printer, or using the INSTAX MINI LIPLAY or INSTAX MINI EVO Hybrid Instant Cameras (sold separately). Smartphone download of the App relating to your applicable INSTAX device required.
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  7. Sony - Alpha 6700 - APS-C Mirrorless Camera with E 18-135 mm Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Flawless Camera...I am a paranormal investigator on youtube and tiktok and this camera has been one of the best additions to my arsenal of equipment that brought SO MUCH more quality to the production of my videos. ...Awesome Camera - Versatile, Quick, Photo and Video...In the first week of owning this camera, I made a cooking short film, a prayer short film (Stills included below), pit stop one, and took some self-portraits. "

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    The α6700 combines the latest AI technology with Sony's outstanding α-series image quality in a compact APS-C camera body. Offering enhanced subject recognition, the latest technology for capturing stills and movies, and E-mount lens compatibility, the lightweight α6700 is designed for creative adventures, anytime, anywhere.
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    "Flawless Camera...I am a paranormal investigator on youtube and tiktok and this camera has been one of the best additions to my arsenal of equipment that brought SO MUCH more quality to the production of my videos. ...Awesome Camera - Versatile, Quick, Photo and Video...In the first week of owning this camera, I made a cooking short film, a prayer short film (Stills included below), pit stop one, and took some self-portraits. "

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    The α6700 combines the latest AI technology with Sony's outstanding α-series image quality in a compact APS-C camera body. Offering enhanced subject recognition, the latest technology for capturing stills and movies, and E-mount lens compatibility, the lightweight α6700 is designed for creative adventures, anytime, anywhere.
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  8. Nikon - Z f 4K Video Mirrorless Camera (Body Only) - Front_Zoom
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    "Overall, I really couldn’t be happier with this camera. It combines good specs with a really fun look, and it hasn’t stopped being fun to surprise people who ask me about my “film” camera....Best Nikon Z camera yet...Outstanding camera, puts fun back into photography with easy B&W settings and terrific sensor."

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    The Nikon Z f features full-frame image quality, depth and dynamic range. Autofocus built from Deep Learning technology. Excellant low-light capabilities and image stabilization. 4K video recording, Pixel Shift shooting and more, all in an iconic premium camera body with authentic feel of precision tactile handling.
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    "Overall, I really couldn’t be happier with this camera. It combines good specs with a really fun look, and it hasn’t stopped being fun to surprise people who ask me about my “film” camera....Best Nikon Z camera yet...Outstanding camera, puts fun back into photography with easy B&W settings and terrific sensor."

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    The Nikon Z f features full-frame image quality, depth and dynamic range. Autofocus built from Deep Learning technology. Excellant low-light capabilities and image stabilization. 4K video recording, Pixel Shift shooting and more, all in an iconic premium camera body with authentic feel of precision tactile handling.
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  9. Insta360 - GO 3 (64GB) Action Camera with Lens Guard - White - Angle_Zoom
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    "Awesome camera...This little cameras packed with all kinds of power. This is probably the best action camera I’ve ever owned grate for attaching to my hat or around my neck. ...Amazing action camera...Great action camera and a lot of different ways to grab film, It is easy to transfer files to and create moves within the app on the mobile phone. bring a lot of accessories to mount the camera in different locations"

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    The GO 3 packs all the mighty action camera performance into a tiny body. Wear it to shoot first person POV videos, with multiple accessories mounting options. The brand new Action Pod equipped with flip touch screen can remote control and charge the GO 3 camera with wireless image transmission.
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    "Awesome camera...This little cameras packed with all kinds of power. This is probably the best action camera I’ve ever owned grate for attaching to my hat or around my neck. ...Amazing action camera...Great action camera and a lot of different ways to grab film, It is easy to transfer files to and create moves within the app on the mobile phone. bring a lot of accessories to mount the camera in different locations"

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    The GO 3 packs all the mighty action camera performance into a tiny body. Wear it to shoot first person POV videos, with multiple accessories mounting options. The brand new Action Pod equipped with flip touch screen can remote control and charge the GO 3 camera with wireless image transmission.
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  10. GoPro - Max Lens Mod 2.0 for HERO12 - Black - Left_Zoom
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    "It is a really good thing to have if you film really much...The best MTB camera...It is really good for MTB because of the HDR video showing the nature and trail like no other camera and had got a good price aswell. It”s Max lens mod 2.0 is also a good upgrade and I would recommend it for all users."

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    Max Lens Mod 2.0 transforms your HERO12 Black into the ultimate POV camera, delivering super-immersive footage for any adventure. Capture more of the scene in every shot from an expansive FOV that’s 36% wider than widescreen capture on HERO12 Black alone. Vertical Capture with Max Lens Mod expands your field of view by up to 48% without needing to rotate the camera or adding any additional mounts. Max HyperSmooth delivers unbreakable stabilization up to 4K60, and powerful Horizon Lock keeps footage level and steady even if you rotate a full 360°. Max Lens Mod 2.0 provides a wide field of view and high level of video stabilization in a HERO camera, all in stunning 4K60 resolution.
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    "It is a really good thing to have if you film really much...The best MTB camera...It is really good for MTB because of the HDR video showing the nature and trail like no other camera and had got a good price aswell. It”s Max lens mod 2.0 is also a good upgrade and I would recommend it for all users."

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    Max Lens Mod 2.0 transforms your HERO12 Black into the ultimate POV camera, delivering super-immersive footage for any adventure. Capture more of the scene in every shot from an expansive FOV that’s 36% wider than widescreen capture on HERO12 Black alone. Vertical Capture with Max Lens Mod expands your field of view by up to 48% without needing to rotate the camera or adding any additional mounts. Max HyperSmooth delivers unbreakable stabilization up to 4K60, and powerful Horizon Lock keeps footage level and steady even if you rotate a full 360°. Max Lens Mod 2.0 provides a wide field of view and high level of video stabilization in a HERO camera, all in stunning 4K60 resolution.
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