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Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera Adds auto-Exposure and Simple Selfie Shooting

Simon Skinner - 3 months ago

Fujifilm has announced a brand new member of the instax family to the party – the Fujifilm instax mini 11. It comes in an extended five colour options which now include Charcoal Gray and Lilac Purple. It lands boasting a design that’s familiar to the popular instax mini 9 but brings some new sophistication with it.

Fujifilm instax 11 Collection

It’s been a while since we saw a new instax camera. The instax mini 9 has proved to be a huge hit for the brand and the new instax mini 11 gives us closer focus than we’ve seen from its predecessors and is the first camera in the range to give us an interchangeable shutter button. One of the most interesting features in the instax mini 11 is the new ‘Selfie Mode’. This applies a built-in close-up function that’s native to the camera, which makes selfies cleaner, sharper and simpler than ever before. 

Fujifilm instax mini 11 launch
Hands-on image of the new instax camera from the London launch event.

The new Selfie Mode reduces the minimum focus distance from 0.5m to 0.3m, which makes this new instax camera more useful for capturing detail close-up.

Another new point to mention here, is the new interchangeable shutter button. A couple of stickers come within the box and enable you to customise the look of the camera. The camera also has a rounder, softer, look than the instax mini 9.

Key features

  • Film: Fujifilm instax mini 
  • Lens: 60mm
  • Focusing: 0.5m [0.3m when in selfie mode]
  • Shutter speed: 1/2sec – 1/250sec
  • Film developing: 90 seconds
  • Batteries: 2x AA batteries
  • Dimensions: 107.6×121.2×67.3mm
  • Weight: 293g [not including batteries, strap, and film]

Pricing and availability

The new Fujifilm instax mini 11 will be available in five pastel tones, including Blush Pink, Sky Blue, Charcoal Gray, Ice White, and Lilac Purple. All of these will be available from the 5th of March and will come in at, what we think is a very reasonable £69.99.

About the author

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Simon Skinner

Co-founder // Editor

Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.