Instant gratification! Instax Mini 99 will offer "effects never experienced before"

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 review
(Image credit: Gavin Stoker/Digital Camera World)

If the rumors are true, after 10 years Fujifilm is finally updating the Instax Mini 90 with the Instax Mini 99 – and, if the rumors are true, it will offer "unique color and light combination effects never experienced before on any Instax camera".

Looking closer at those "effects", though, it looks like they may be the kinds of analog characteristics – such as light leaks and bleed – that the best instant cameras from Instax have spent decades trying to steer clear of. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.