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By Kids Electronic Toy Manufacturer Cheertone | 01 April 2024 | 0 Comments

The Kids Instant Camera Market Will Be The Fastest Growing Industry in 2024

The Kids Instant Camera Market Will Be The Fastest Growing Industry in 2024
In recent years, the kids instant camera market has experienced exponential growth. According to Business Research Insight instant print camera market report, the global instant print camera market size will be US$1.4158 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach US$2.80664 billion in 2031. Experts It is predicted that the market will continue to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 15% from 2024 to 2028.

Among the many categories of kids toys, why is the market for kids instant printing cameras booming? What are the factors driving market growth? As wholesalers or retailers, how should sellers seize this opportunity to occupy the spotlight?

This blog post will introduce from two aspects why the kids instant print camera market will be the fastest growing industry in 2024, analyze the factors driving market growth and how sellers should take advantage of the trend.

1. Factors driving the growth of kids instant printing cameras market
①Retro culture back to the people's vision
It is said that fashion is a cycle. This view applies not only to the fashion industry, but also to the kids toy industry. For example, in recent years, retro arcade game consoles and retro mini TVs have been popular on e-commerce platforms. All the classic games from the 1970s and 1980s are displayed on the screen. In addition, the Polaroid camera is also presented in a new form as a kids instant printing camera.

Instant Cameras Polaroid 600 - Picture from Polaroid®
The Polaroid Company was founded in 1937 by American physicist Alvin Rand. What made Polaroid officially popular around the world was the Polaroid 95, the world's first instant imaging camera, launched by Dr. Rand in 1948. The glory days of Polaroid.

Until the 1970s, Polaroid cameras were still loved by everyone and became a part of people's lives, helping people record many important moments. Later, with the rise and popularization of digital photography technology, Polaroid cameras' market share gradually declined, and it officially declared bankruptcy in 2001.

However, fashion is a cycle. In recent years, the new demand for instant printing cameras has brought the Polaroid brand back into people's sight, but it has joined a new field in a new form, that is, the field of kids instant printing cameras.

A variety of kids instant printing cameras have once again brought the technology of instant printing to children and adults. Such as the well-known brands Fujifilm instax mini 12 and Kodak Printomatic Instant Camera, which use classic film printing, as well as kids thermal printing cameras produced by many kids camera manufacturers around the world.
Kids Instant camera collections
Kids Instant camera collections
②Parents are increasingly concerned about their kids digital addiction
Digital devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops have become an integral part of the lives of most people around the world. According to a data report on Addictive use of digital devices in young children, as early as 2019, more than two-thirds of children aged 5 to 16 owned smartphones, and 80% of children aged 7 to 16 had them in their own rooms. Can access the Internet, and spend an average of 3.4 hours online every day, mainly for watching YouTube videos, using social media such as Instagram, and playing games.

As smart devices continue to infiltrate kids daily lives, parents' concerns about their kids digital addiction are also increasing. Therefore, parents are eager to have a kids electronic toy that can replace smart electronic devices to alleviate their kids addiction to numbers.

There are countless kids electronic products that can help parents solve this problem, such as kids electronic watches, kids digital cameras, kids instant printing cameras, etc. But why do parents prefer to choose kids instant printing cameras?

Because with the development of technology and kids electronic toy manufacturers continue to innovate their products, kids electronic watches now support 4G network connection, telephone communication and downloading of social media and other applications to the product.

Although these functions are very convenient, they also bring the risk of leaking kids personal information to a certain extent. At the same time, social media and other applications also have the possibility of making children continue to be addicted to digital. Although kids digital cameras do not have the above risks, they have gradually faded out of the kids electronic toy market due to criticisms such as single functions and poor experience.

But the kids instant printing camera is different. In addition to its novel and unique appearance, its new functions and smooth experience are refreshing for both parents and children. It can not only cultivate kids interest in photography, but also exercise kids hands-on ability, allowing children to spend less time on smart devices. Therefore, kids instant printing cameras are also becoming the best choice on parents' list of kids toys to buy.

③Outdoor activities are increasingly popular
The Outdoor Industry Association's 2023 Outdoor Participation Trends report found that the number of people participating in outdoor recreation increased by 2.3% in 2022, reaching a record 168.1 million participants, accounting for 55% of the U.S. population over the age of 6. This scene is closely linked to the lifting of the pandemic.

Traditional outdoor activities include camping, mountain climbing, hiking, etc., but for the young generation of Generation Z, outdoor photography is the latest form of outdoor activities. With the continuous rise of new media, outdoor Vlog shooting and instant photo printing have gradually become popular, making products such as handheld gimbals and print cameras usher in a best-selling era.
Cheertone new kids instant camera ct-p14Cheertone new kids instant camera ct-p14
Cheertone new kids instant camera ct-p14
The main targets of outdoor activities are not only adults or professional photographers, but family outings are also one of the most important groups of people involved in outdoor activities. kids nature is to imitate and show unprecedented interest in new things. 

Therefore, children are also very interested in the technology of instant printing cameras, although the current kids instant printing cameras on the market use thermal printing mode. In order to cater to the needs of consumers, most manufacturers will provide colored pens and colorful stickers so that children can color and create prints.
Kids thermal instant print camera
Cheertone Kids thermal instant print camera
④Kids instant printing cameras are more cost-effective
Compared with color film instant printing cameras, kids instant printing cameras are not only cheaper overall, but the price of consumables is also lower than that of color film. For example, the Kodak instant print camera on sale on Amazon is priced at 53.52$, while the Kids instant print camera only costs 39.99$, a price difference of about 14$.

In terms of consumables, the color film used by Kodak costs $24.85 per box. There are 50 sheets in a box, with an average of about $0.50 per sheet. The price of 9 rolls of thermal printing paper is 11.99$. According to the actual test data of the merchant, each thermal printing fragrance tablet only costs 0.08$ on average.

In addition, Kids instant print camera is also equipped with a 32GB large-capacity memory card, color pens, lanyards and other accessories, which is very cost-effective and more in line with the needs of child consumers. Therefore, when parents choose an instant print camera for their children, they will undoubtedly choose a more cost-effective kids instant print camera.

2. How do dealers seize profitable opportunities?
①Choose a customized kids instant printing camera
Although the kids electronic toy industry is booming, as more and more dealers join, each seller's share of the toy market is reduced. Often only the most unique products qualify as bestsellers in the market, and this is largely due to one major problem: severe homogeneity of products.

So as a dealer, how do you seize profitable opportunities and stand out? The answer is to choose customized kids electronic toys to increase e-commerce sales.

The birth of Cheertone CT-P14 Kids instant camera is a green pass to help dealers enter this blue ocean market. Cheertone has always adhered to the corporate philosophy of taking innovation as the premise and market demand as the main goal, and is committed to creating kids electronic products that can bring happiness to children. Therefore, we know that innovating a product is not easy, and we work with many well-known brands to ensure this.

Kids instant camera CT-P14 not only has a unique appearance design, but also innovates a new method of kids instant printing camera. All components can be freely disassembled and combined. For example, the 1x and 5x zoom lenses can be replaced, the Bluetooth printer can be connected wirelessly or plug-in, and the tripod stand can be adjusted 180 degrees, etc.

This design is inspired by the building blocks of Lego®. The free combination design not only brings great convenience to this product, but also provides more diverse ways of playing, which can meet the needs of children in different scenarios need.

For dealers, the liquidity of this product in the market has also been enhanced, because CT-P14 can be had in a variety of combination packages. Currently, there are three packages: standard version, Pro version and Plus version, which correspond to different numbers of accessories and The price gives dealers and consumers more purchasing choices.
Different Specification of Cheertone kids instant camera CT-P14
Therefore, choosing a customized designed kids instant printing camera can help dealers occupy market share in the shortest time, and Kids instant camera CT-P14 is the best choice.

②Looking for high-quality kids instant printing camera manufacturers
In the fiercely competitive kids electronic toy market, competition is not only about product features and prices, but more importantly, product quality and after-sales service. These two are the most important factors that test whether a manufacturer is of high quality. A high-quality manufacturer can help dealers solve customer complaints as quickly as possible and enhance the dealer's brand image.

Cheertone has 18 years of manufacturing experience in the field of kids electronic educational toys and is a professional kids electronic toy manufacturer certified by BSCI and ISO9001. Our main product areas include Kids smart watch, kids digital camera, kids instant camera, kids learning machine and game console, etc. We also have OEM&ODM project cooperation experience with many well-known brands such as Linsay, Aldi, Lidl, etc.

Cheertone has an experienced and professional R&D and design team to provide customers with API/SDK technical support from the source. It has currently helped more than 100+ brand customers develop and design products. You only need to provide an idea, and we will help you achieve your goal perfectly from 0 to 1.

In Conclusion
With the development of the digital age, the kids instant camera market will become one of the fastest growing industries in 2024. This article starts from the driving factors and business opportunities of market growth and provides in-depth analysis and suggestions for dealers.

First, the return of retro culture and parents concerns about their kids digital addiction have driven the booming market for kids instant cameras. Secondly, the popularity of outdoor activities and the cost-effective advantages of kids instant cameras also provide impetus for market growth. As a dealer, choosing customized kids instant printing cameras and finding high-quality manufacturers are the keys to seizing business opportunities.

As a professional manufacturer of kids electronic toys, Cheertone provides rich experience and technical support, providing dealers with a reliable partner to achieve their goals. As the kids instant camera market continues to grow, dealers will have the opportunity to make significant profits in this booming industry. If you are looking to expand your kids instant printing camera business, you are welcome to contact us right now.

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