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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for starter camera for kids.

A camera for kids is a great way to get them interested in photography. It's also a great way to help them learn about the world around them. Browse the top-ranked list of starter cameras for kids below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Celestron - StarSense Explorer 102mm Refractor Telescope - Silver/Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Good starter telescope without app capabilities...Total beginner here and I am not disappointed. Great for kids to explore with also. Definately recommend purchasing this as a first telescope."

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    Explore the night sky with this Celestron StarSense Explorer telescope. Patent-pending StarSense technology interfaces with your smartphone to accurately calculate your position and point out objects of interest. This Celestron StarSense Explorer telescope offers a manual altazimuth mount with dual-axis slow-motion controls to help follow on-screen arrows directing you to views of nebulae, galaxies and star clusters.
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    "Good starter telescope without app capabilities...Total beginner here and I am not disappointed. Great for kids to explore with also. Definately recommend purchasing this as a first telescope."

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    Explore the night sky with this Celestron StarSense Explorer telescope. Patent-pending StarSense technology interfaces with your smartphone to accurately calculate your position and point out objects of interest. This Celestron StarSense Explorer telescope offers a manual altazimuth mount with dual-axis slow-motion controls to help follow on-screen arrows directing you to views of nebulae, galaxies and star clusters.
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  2. Minolta - MND20 44.0 Megapixel Digital Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good Starter Camera...It’s a great starter camera for someone starting out, your kids, or the elderly. ...Minolta is a good starter to become a pro, unlike no other- the brand might be of lower price than others but is equals to end product result-picture perfect."

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    The Minolta MND20 is a compact and fun camera capable of producing high-resolution images and ultra clear 2.7K QHD video even in a compact package. This super-slim handheld device can cover a variety of shooting situations with its crystal clear lens and 16x digital zoom. Thanks to a strong and accurate sensor, the MND20 can extract 44-megapixel photos and 2.7K Quad HD video resolution. The 2.9" 230k-dot LCD screen at the rear and built-in LED assistive lighting lets you review and compose your images with ease. It features a single SD card slot comes preloaded with a 32GB memory card and it's compatible with any SD card with up to 128GB of capacity, while intelligent scene modes help ensure you get the best image. Anti-shake digital image stabilization enables image capture in high speed and low-light by electronically minimizing motion blur.
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    "Good Starter Camera...It’s a great starter camera for someone starting out, your kids, or the elderly. ...Minolta is a good starter to become a pro, unlike no other- the brand might be of lower price than others but is equals to end product result-picture perfect."

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    The Minolta MND20 is a compact and fun camera capable of producing high-resolution images and ultra clear 2.7K QHD video even in a compact package. This super-slim handheld device can cover a variety of shooting situations with its crystal clear lens and 16x digital zoom. Thanks to a strong and accurate sensor, the MND20 can extract 44-megapixel photos and 2.7K Quad HD video resolution. The 2.9" 230k-dot LCD screen at the rear and built-in LED assistive lighting lets you review and compose your images with ease. It features a single SD card slot comes preloaded with a 32GB memory card and it's compatible with any SD card with up to 128GB of capacity, while intelligent scene modes help ensure you get the best image. Anti-shake digital image stabilization enables image capture in high speed and low-light by electronically minimizing motion blur.
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  3. Fujifilm - INSTAX MINI Evo Instant Film Camera - Brown - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Highly recommended for starter....Another feature setting this apart from other cameras is that you can connect the camera to an app on your phone. "

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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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    "Highly recommended for starter....Another feature setting this apart from other cameras is that you can connect the camera to an app on your phone. "

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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. Fujifilm - INSTAX MINI 12 Holiday Bundle - Lilac Purple - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Fun little camera !...Gift your kids that retro feeling of the instant cameras, fun and easy to use ! ...Fabulous for a starter"

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    Fully loaded and easy-to-use INSTAX MINI 12 Lilac Purple Holiday Bundle is bursting with joy, creativity and color. The perfectly positioned selfie mirror makes selfies so easy! Plus, the automatic exposure and flash control removes the need to adjust any settings, and once you’ve snapped, your INSTAX MINI Instant Photo will eject in five seconds (development time approximately 90 seconds). Get started capturing special moments right away with the included 10pk of INSTAX MINI Instant Film. Get inspired with the INSTAX Idea Booklet and treasure each photo in the printed photo album or display them with the printed photo magnet holder.
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    "Fun little camera !...Gift your kids that retro feeling of the instant cameras, fun and easy to use ! ...Fabulous for a starter"

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    Fully loaded and easy-to-use INSTAX MINI 12 Lilac Purple Holiday Bundle is bursting with joy, creativity and color. The perfectly positioned selfie mirror makes selfies so easy! Plus, the automatic exposure and flash control removes the need to adjust any settings, and once you’ve snapped, your INSTAX MINI Instant Photo will eject in five seconds (development time approximately 90 seconds). Get started capturing special moments right away with the included 10pk of INSTAX MINI Instant Film. Get inspired with the INSTAX Idea Booklet and treasure each photo in the printed photo album or display them with the printed photo magnet holder.
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  5. GoPro - HERO12 Creator Edition Action Camera - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great camera, many features and modes. You'll need specific SD card to work properly, sold separately.this is a great starter kit for content creation....great starter vlog cam...perfect for starter vlogs. battery life is plenty for multiple 5min clips in 4k"

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    Product Description

    The HERO12 Black Creator Edition is an all-in-one content capturing powerhouse that makes vlogging, filmmaking and live streaming easier than ever. Packing pro-quality 5.3K 60 video and Emmy Award-winning HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilization, it puts all the tools you need to tell your story in the palm of your hand. It features High Dynamic Range (HDR) video and photo, a variety of aspect ratios (including full frame 8:7) and 10-bit encoding with Log to deliver great footage and maximum post-production flexibility. The versatile battery grip delivers over 5 hours of 4K recording time per charge and features built-in buttons that let you comfortably control the camera during long shoots. This complete system also has a directional microphone that reduces ambient noise, Bluetooth audio for use with your wireless mic, an LED light and multiple options for transferring footage including wireless, wired and with your SD card.
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    "Great camera, many features and modes. You'll need specific SD card to work properly, sold separately.this is a great starter kit for content creation....great starter vlog cam...perfect for starter vlogs. battery life is plenty for multiple 5min clips in 4k"

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    The HERO12 Black Creator Edition is an all-in-one content capturing powerhouse that makes vlogging, filmmaking and live streaming easier than ever. Packing pro-quality 5.3K 60 video and Emmy Award-winning HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilization, it puts all the tools you need to tell your story in the palm of your hand. It features High Dynamic Range (HDR) video and photo, a variety of aspect ratios (including full frame 8:7) and 10-bit encoding with Log to deliver great footage and maximum post-production flexibility. The versatile battery grip delivers over 5 hours of 4K recording time per charge and features built-in buttons that let you comfortably control the camera during long shoots. This complete system also has a directional microphone that reduces ambient noise, Bluetooth audio for use with your wireless mic, an LED light and multiple options for transferring footage including wireless, wired and with your SD card.
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  6. GoPro - HERO12 Black Action Camera Bundle - Black - Alt_View_Zoom_1

    Model: CHDRB-121-TH/CHDRB-121-RW
    SKU: 6561204
    Top comment

    "GoPro- Hero 12 Action Camera Bundle...This is a great little starter kit. It comes with everything you need to start out....This was my first action video camera. A great starter pack with all the essentials to start making videos. "

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    Product Description

    This awesome bundle comes with everything you need to capture and share amazing GoPro footage. It includes the GoPro HERO12 Black—a tough, lightweight camera with incredible image quality, even better HyperSmooth video stabilization and a huge boost in battery life. Thanks to its improved power management, it delivers 2x longer continuous recording at 5.3K60 (70 minutes). After recording, simply charge your GoPro and your footage will auto-upload to the cloud and a highlight video will be automatically sent to you. This bundle also includes The Handler (Floating Hand Grip), Head Strap 2.0, an extra Enduro battery and a case.
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    "GoPro- Hero 12 Action Camera Bundle...This is a great little starter kit. It comes with everything you need to start out....This was my first action video camera. A great starter pack with all the essentials to start making videos. "

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    Product Description

    This awesome bundle comes with everything you need to capture and share amazing GoPro footage. It includes the GoPro HERO12 Black—a tough, lightweight camera with incredible image quality, even better HyperSmooth video stabilization and a huge boost in battery life. Thanks to its improved power management, it delivers 2x longer continuous recording at 5.3K60 (70 minutes). After recording, simply charge your GoPro and your footage will auto-upload to the cloud and a highlight video will be automatically sent to you. This bundle also includes The Handler (Floating Hand Grip), Head Strap 2.0, an extra Enduro battery and a case.
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  7. DJI - Osmo Pocket 3 Creator Combo 3-Axis Stabilized 4K Handheld Camera with Rotatable Touchscreen - Gray - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "4K starter item...One of the hottest starter creator items currently in the market. Don’t be fooled at the quality of the previews on the device or on your phone. ...Vlog Camera...Best starter purchase for vlogging and very easy to use"

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    Product Description

    Osmo Pocket 3 features a powerful 1-inch CMOS sensor that puts detail-rich imaging right in the palm of your hand. With a 2-inch rotatable touchscreen and full-pixel fast focusing, go horizontal or vertical for more precise awareness and control. 4K/120fps, three-axis mechanical stabilization, and a host of intelligent features make Pocket 3 ready for any moving moment.
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    "4K starter item...One of the hottest starter creator items currently in the market. Don’t be fooled at the quality of the previews on the device or on your phone. ...Vlog Camera...Best starter purchase for vlogging and very easy to use"

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    Product Description

    Osmo Pocket 3 features a powerful 1-inch CMOS sensor that puts detail-rich imaging right in the palm of your hand. With a 2-inch rotatable touchscreen and full-pixel fast focusing, go horizontal or vertical for more precise awareness and control. 4K/120fps, three-axis mechanical stabilization, and a host of intelligent features make Pocket 3 ready for any moving moment.
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  8. Kodak - PIXPRO FZ55 16.4 Megapixel Digital Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Bought for a high school kid, who considers it cool to have a tiny camera, although her iPhone probably has better camera. ...Perfect, starter camera...Great starter camera for a decent price."

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    Product Description

    Meet the FZ55 Friendly Zoom camera from the KODAK PIXPRO collection of digital cameras. This slim design, point and shoot model includes a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. One-touch HD video, 28mm wide-angle lens and a host of features and shooting modes that let you express your inner creativity. KODAK PIXPRO - tell your story.
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    "Bought for a high school kid, who considers it cool to have a tiny camera, although her iPhone probably has better camera. ...Perfect, starter camera...Great starter camera for a decent price."

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    Product Description

    Meet the FZ55 Friendly Zoom camera from the KODAK PIXPRO collection of digital cameras. This slim design, point and shoot model includes a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. One-touch HD video, 28mm wide-angle lens and a host of features and shooting modes that let you express your inner creativity. KODAK PIXPRO - tell your story.
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  9. Nikon - D7500 DSLR 4K Video Camera with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "My wife loves this camera...This camera was an upgrade for my wife from her starter camera. ...The greatest camera for someone beginning....This camera is very light and varsitile. It has must of the feature more expense cameras have"

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    Product Description

    Take a wide range of photos with this Nikon D7500 digital camera. It includes an 18-140mm VR lens so you can enjoy shooting wide-angle to portrait, to telephoto, and a large 20.9-megapixel sensor combines with EXPEED 5 processing to deliver absolute precision. A rugged body ensures this Nikon D7500 handles everyday use.
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    "My wife loves this camera...This camera was an upgrade for my wife from her starter camera. ...The greatest camera for someone beginning....This camera is very light and varsitile. It has must of the feature more expense cameras have"

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    Take a wide range of photos with this Nikon D7500 digital camera. It includes an 18-140mm VR lens so you can enjoy shooting wide-angle to portrait, to telephoto, and a large 20.9-megapixel sensor combines with EXPEED 5 processing to deliver absolute precision. A rugged body ensures this Nikon D7500 handles everyday use.
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  10. Nikon - Z 30 4K Mirrorless Camera 2-Lens Kit with NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Lenses - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I love the camera, I don’t like that the camera doesn’t have a built in flash like other cameras....Must buy for starters"

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    Packed with the options that creators, vloggers and streamers want, the Z30 sports a flip-out touchscreen to keep you in front of the camera. Featuring 4K video that will help you stand out, fast, reliable autofocus, crystal clear audio, creative in-camera filters and convenient controls—all in a compact, lightweight package that will inspire your best work yet.
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    "I love the camera, I don’t like that the camera doesn’t have a built in flash like other cameras....Must buy for starters"

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    Packed with the options that creators, vloggers and streamers want, the Z30 sports a flip-out touchscreen to keep you in front of the camera. Featuring 4K video that will help you stand out, fast, reliable autofocus, crystal clear audio, creative in-camera filters and convenient controls—all in a compact, lightweight package that will inspire your best work yet.
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