Kidamento Model P review: Levels up kids' cameras with instant printing

The Kidamento Model P is one of the most fun kids' cameras I have tested and provides an extra element of creativity

Kidamento model P
(Image: © Kalum Carter / Future)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Kidamento Model P opens up a whole new world of creative opportunities for kids. The instant camera combines photography and printing, giving photographs a new life as art instead of living in a digital folder and never looked at.


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    Instant printing

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    Selfie lens

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    Paper and sticker printing


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    Bulky for small hands

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    Not much protection

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    No grip

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The Kidamento Model P is a kids' camera with a focus on encouraging creativity, with both digital photography and instant printing capabilities. Kidamento is a well-respected kids' camera manufacturer that creates cameras that are exactly that, cameras. If you are looking for a part game system part camera you won't find them in the Kidamento lineup. 

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Photo ResolutionUp to 9MP (Interpolated)
Video Resolution1,920 x 1,080
Image Sensor2MP
Selfie LensYes
Battery Size2*750mAh
Size (mm)L133 x W95 x H46
Display2.4" IPS
PrintingInstant thermal printing
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FeaturesEverything you need and more with the thermal printer★★★★★
DesignWell designed, however a little big for small hands★★★
PerformancePoor image quality overall - but who cares?★★★★
ValueGood value as it can be used time and time again★★★★★
Kidamento Model K

Kidamento Model K
The Model K is the Model P's younger sibling but offers better image quality, a touch screen, and a cool sloth design. it does, however, not have a printer. 

Instax Mini 12

Instax Mini 12
Although not a kids' camera per se, it is on our list of recommended instant cameras and can provide a great alternative option with better image and print quality. 

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.