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Where's the best place to buy a Polaroid OneStep+ instant camera?

Where's the best place to buy a Polaroid OneStep+ instant camera?

Best answer: Amazon offers the best price for the instant camera itself, its accessories, and optional film bundles. Prime members get free 2-day shipping or same-day pickup depending on your city.Get the camera: Polaroid OneStep+ (opens in new tab) ($133 at Amazon)The film: Polaroid i-Type Film (opens in new tab) ($16 at Amazon)A bundle: Polaroid OneStep+ and i-Type Film (opens in new tab) ($150 at Amazon)

Camera features

Polaroid's OneStep+ i-Type Camera is an instant camera that connects to an iOS app (opens in new tab), putting it one step beyond other modern instant cameras. It offers creative tools such as double exposure, light painting, remote trigger, secondary portrait lens, and more.

The one drawback is that it does require proprietary Polaroid film; you can choose between 600 film and i-Type film. Most instant cameras are picky about what film and paper you use, and most of the time it's going to be expensive to keep filling up. They can also sometimes be difficult to find.

One way to save money at the jump is to get a camera and film bundle. Amazon offers the camera bundled with both types of compatible film packs in various combinations. All of the bundles have the film priced either the same or cheaper than Polaroid does.

Best deals

Amazon offers the lowest price we've seen on Polaroid's OneStep+ i-Type Camera. It's about $7 less than buying directly from Polaroid.

Shipping is also free on the Polaroid OneStep+ camera for everyone shopping on Amazon, whether you're an Amazon Prime member or not. Amazon Prime members enjoy free 2-day shipping. Additionally, if it's available in your area, you can also get it via free same-day pickup.

Karen S Freeman
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Karen is a contributor to iMore.com as a writer, social media manager, and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for AppAdvice and WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is a wife and mom (and dog mom) who is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to travel the world and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.