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Instax Link Wide Review + Giveaway

by | Feb 7, 2022 | Giveaways, Photography, Things we love | 116 comments

Instax just went BIGGER (and WIDER) with their latest smartphone printer and we got to play with it… This is our Instax Link WIDE review! Find out why it knocked every other Instax product off our list to take the number 1 spot as the ultimate WANT for moms and photo-lovers.

Now just to be clear. The Link WIDE is not a camera. It’s a printer used with your smartphone to print the photos (or video clips) already on your phone. That means no more wasted Instax film. You only print the photos you love and want.

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specs:

  • Weight: 340g (without film pack)
  • Dimensions: 139mm × 127.5mm × 33.7mm
  • Image size: 62mm×99mm
  • Uses FUJIFILM Instax WIDE Instant Film (sold separately).
  • Powered by a built-in battery that can be recharged via USB cable, eliminating the need for an unsightly AC adapter.
  • Approximately 3 weeks of battery life.
  • Prints in 90 seconds.
  • Hand-strap included for enhanced portability.
  • The printer includes a matching stand making set up and use easy.
  • Connects to smartphones through a dedicated app via Bluetooth.

Download the Link WIDE App for printing, adding filters/frames and saving sound clips.

Available in Ash White and a luxurious Mocha Gray.

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Price and where to buy:

The Instax Link WIDE smartphone printer is available at most leading photography retailers but for a full list of “Where to Buy“, visit Instax SA here.

Recommended retail price: R2 499

instax link wide smartphone printer

Let’s talk features…

The Link WIDE printer is the 1st of its kind! Taking everything we love about the LiPlay, Mini LINK and the SP3 Share and going BIGGER!

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A WIDE print for BIG occasions

Now we can print images from our smartphones but on Instax WIDE format film, which is TWICE the size of the regular Instax Mini prints. That means DOUBLE the memories to capture… Perfect for big families, group photos, landscape photography or wide-angle shots.

You can also choose between the classic WIDE white border film OR the new black WIDE format film, which helps accentuate each photograph with its dark border.

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more with the app

Previous Instax printers offered limited features. The WIDE gives us the opportunity to play with our pic in the same way other Instax cameras do through filters, stickers and more. Functionalities to take our larger prints even further:

  • It’s the 1st printer with Instax-Rich mode. Make those images “POP” with enhanced colour saturation or select the Instax-Natural mode for Instax’s signature soft tone.
  • Add a voice note, website link, location data or hidden text. This is done via an embedded QR code that’s printed on your photo. When the QR code is scanned, viewers are able to access the hidden info via their own smartphones. Just think about all the fun to be had… Add a blog page or a special birthday greeting, baby’s 1st words, the location of your holiday destination… You can even share an event invitation!
  • Get creative! Crop, zoom, design a collage, add filters, personalise your photos with stickers and templates. Or draw your own sketches and add them to your pics. The app includes 29 design templates and 100 design stickers + emojis.
  • Print en reprint as many as you like! (DIY greeting cards can’t be easier.)
  • Print from video. Select a favourite moment from a recorded video by scrolling through video frames. Select one and print.
instax link wide smartphone printer review

*The Instax Link WIDE connects to smartphones via a dedicated Bluetooth app, specifically designed for the Link WIDE. The app is available for FREE for both Apple and Android devices in the respective app stores.

* Fujifilm shooters using the X-S10 mirrorless camera will be able to bypass the app by printing directly from their camera to a connected Link Wide.

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Could anything be better?

Honestly, NO. The Instax Share SP-3 SQ printer has been my favourite for many years and I didn’t think any other Instax product could change that… Until now. I can’t wait to trade up and buy my own Link WIDE.

Like all Instax cameras and printers, the Link WIDE is user-friendly, delivers on that special Instax look and feel, and makes sharing life’s special moments easy. It does however blow all its predecessors straight out of the water for its BIGGER format, the incredible app features, and because I can print all the 1000s and 1000s of photos (and even video clips) on my phone before they simply get lost in memory space.

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Giveaway closed – Congratulations Azeldi van Tonder 

Now, who wants to start “living life wide” too?

Win 1 of 2 brand new Instax Link Wide smartphone printers!!!!

How to enter

There are FIVE ways to enter! Complete one of these steps OR all of them to gain more chances of winning!

  1. Leave a comment HERE telling us which colour Link Wide printers you would love to win. Also, be sure you’re following INSTAX SA on Facebook or Instagram.
  2. Visit our Instagram account. Follow the instructions under this post.
  3. Visit the instax SA Instagram account. Follow the instructions under this post.
  4. Visit our Facebook Page. Follow the instructions under this post.
  5. Visit the instax SA Facebook Page. Follow the instructions under this post.
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COMPETITION RULES: 

  1. Only entries via Instagram, Facebook and comments left below will be considered.
  2. Instagram and Facebook is in no way responsible or associated with this giveaway.
  3. You need to follow Instax SA on Instagram or Facebook to qualify.
  4. Competition is only open to South African residents residing in South Africa. 
  5. Winners must be 18+ years old.
  6. This competition closes on the 13th of February 2022.
  7.  The winners will picked at random and announced on the 14th of February 2022 via social media and on this blogpost. 
  8. This prize is not exchangeable or refundable.
  9. Please enter valid email and contact info. If we can not get hold of you within 48 hours a new winner will be picked.
  10. The greatest care will be taken when mailing your prize but neither Just a Mamma nor instax SA accept any responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged goods

For more Instax camera reviews, CLICK HERE.

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116 Comments

  1. Terri-lee Falken

    Mocha Grey! I’m soooo inlove 😍

    Reply
    • Anisah

      I would love tge Ash White link wide printer.

      Reply
      • Natasha Somrey

        Mocha Gray ❤️
        I would love to win this for my daughter’s birthday this month 😍

        Reply
        • Tami

          I would love to win the Ash White Instax Link Wide. Thanks for the information here, sounds amazing!

          Reply
          • Barry Nelson

            Mocha Gray

          • Colette van Rensburg

            Looks amazing, must have!

          • Genevieve

            I would love an Ash white instax link wide 😍😍😍

        • Avril

          White please

          Reply
      • Robyn

        Stunning! So tiny too

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        • Robyn

          Def mocha grey

          Reply
          • Thapi

            I would love it in white

        • Soné

          Love the mocha grey! 🤍🖤🤍🖤

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        • Khumo Mochechane

          Loooooove the Mocha Grey. Would love to use the printer for my grad pictures. 🌸

          Reply
        • Abigail Coetzer

          I would love the Mocha Grey!
          Would work perfect to finish the memory wall in our house🤩😍

          Reply
        • Gail

          Looks like such a cool gadget!

          Reply
        • Sharleen Deacon

          Mocha Gray

          Reply
      • Carol-Ann Jewell

        Love it 😍😍
        Want to win it in Ash White

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      • Elmarie Fourie

        Would love love love an Ash white printer for my journaling! Have the mini printer but being able to print wide photos would be awesome!

        Reply
      • Zaheera

        Favourite colour – Mocha Grey 💞
        Absolutely love the features of the Instax Link Wide. It would be the perfect 🎁 spoil for my birthday on 16 Feb ❤.

        Reply
      • Monica

        Wow it’s absolutely amazing. I am crazy about the Instax LifeWide printer. Really need one 😍😍

        Reply
      • Claire Macer-Wright

        This is so cool, what a fun way to capture beautiful memories and moments. I would love an Ash White one ❤️

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      • Yvonne

        Love the Ash white ♡

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      • Adele

        The white is beaauuuutiful!
        Love l🤍ve lOvE

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    • Azeldi

      I love my instax camera!

      Ash White! In the Instax Link Wide!
      Love the stuff you can load via QR
      🙂

      Reply
      • Kim-Jeanne

        I would definitely love the ash white 😍😍 plus, this is such an informative review! Well done 🌸

        Reply
      • Victoria

        I would love the Mocha Grey ❤️

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        • Gail

          Looks like such an awesome gadget. I love the mocha grey!

          Reply
    • Amanda Stoop

      Mocha grey is lovely

      Reply
      • Zulika

        Definitely the ash white!😍

        Reply
        • Tasnim Kazi

          Omw the mocha grey would match my Instax! So perfect.

          Reply
      • kamilah francis

        Mocha grey

        Reply
        • Amber Daniels

          Mocha grey please I love instax cameras

          Reply
    • Nonceba

      Loving this giveaway! I would go with Mocha Gray! Awesome! 🙌🏽

      Reply
    • Nicole

      I’m definitely in love

      Reply
      • Caryn Felix

        Absolutely need the ash white Instax Link Wide! So we can also be “living life wide”!

        Reply
    • René

      Love love love the Ash White 😍

      Reply
    • Erika van der merwe

      I would love anyone. This would be such a blessing to capture and print all those special memories

      Reply
    • Melissa Daniels

      This sounds like such an amazing product!!!
      I have over 150000 photos on my cell and in desperate need to print some new photos !!!
      Thank you for this opportunity!

      Reply
  2. Doreen

    Obsessed with the Link Wide Printer ~great review – would love to add this beauty to my collection #instaxsuperfan

    Reply
  3. Pearl

    I’m so love it’s beautiful and unique

    Reply
    • Laeeq Martin

      The mocha grey is so amazing!!!

      Reply
  4. Simone

    Love LOVE the Mocha Grey! 😍

    Reply
  5. Tanya

    I think the Mocha Grey is stunning!

    Reply
    • Michelle Cloete

      The mocha grey would fit my aesthetic best. 🖤🤍

      Reply
  6. Carmen De Vos

    Love this will be the perfect match for my Instax Camera

    Reply
    • Sasha-Lee

      Definitely the Mocha Grey for me please 😍

      Reply
  7. Shannon

    I love the Ash White! 😍

    Reply
  8. Jade

    I would love to win the new BLACK Link wide Instax.

    Reply
  9. Claire Jones

    Ash white for sure!!! This little printer is too nice 👌

    Reply
  10. Daleen

    Soooo mooi!! Ash White is gorgeous

    Reply
    • Justine

      Mocha gray 😍❤

      Reply
      • Amber Daniels

        Mocha grey printer please. I love instax cameras and the printers

        Reply
    • Chelsey Maestrami

      Love the Mocha Grey 😍😍😍

      Reply
  11. Naasera mitha

    Ash white looks so simple and classy

    Reply
    • Lezandra

      I wouldn’t mind winning this gem for more memories instantly 😍😍😍😍😍😍

      Reply
  12. Nuraan Creighton

    I would love to win the Ash White printer it’s so aesthetically pleasing and would be great to use for my valentines gift to my spouse ❤️😭

    Reply
  13. Khadija

    Mocha Grey 😍

    Reply
  14. Boitumelo sereko

    I need that ,printing pictures will safe space on my phone.

    Reply
    • Jessica

      Daai grys lyk SO mooi!!

      Reply
  15. Kurshida Kaja

    Ash White 😍

    Reply
    • Roelien

      Mocha Grey is stunning!

      Reply
  16. Minke

    I would love an ash white printer 😍

    Reply
  17. Bhavani

    As much as I love the classic Ash White, the Mocha Grey is calling my name. Oh they’re beautiful

    Reply
  18. Bhavani

    As much as I love the classic Ash White, the Mocha Grey is calling my name. Oh they’re beautiful 🥰🥰

    Reply
  19. ashleigh

    Mocha grey! obsessed

    Reply
  20. Cathy

    They both lovely honestly.

    Reply
  21. Mandy

    Oh my.. ASH WHITE 🤍🤍🤍

    Reply
  22. Leigh Anne Swart

    I prefer the Ash White

    Reply
  23. Meryl Govender

    Ash White for sure. It’s so aesthetically sleek!

    Reply
  24. Madré

    I would love to win the Ash white one, absolutely love it!

    Reply
  25. Monique

    Ash white 😍

    Reply
  26. Nicke

    Mmmm… Ash White is beautiful! How amazing is this prize! Thank you for this opportunity Mari-Louise! ❤

    Reply
    • Natelee

      I would love to win the Ash white one! This prize is epic and would be amazing to capture my daughter’s birthday coming up😁

      I am yet to win something EVER! So this would be amazing 🥰

      #Hoopenbid hahaha

      Reply
  27. Winnette

    Ash white is beautiful!

    Reply
  28. Fatima Hoosen

    The Ash White would be my classic choice! So elegant, sleek and refined.

    Reply
  29. Jenilee Palomino

    Ash white😍.

    Reply
  30. Shaunagh vd Merwe

    I would love the white one!!

    Reply
  31. Rhaphielle Harvett

    I think white or black would be such a great colour choice
    It goes with everything

    Reply
  32. Eldré

    The Ash White Instax Link Wide is so beautiful.

    Reply
  33. Tanya Jackson

    Mocha Grey pretty please💖 would love to win #LiveLifeWIDE

    Reply
    • Monica Giorgiutti

      It’s not easy to choose i like all the coulors but the Ash White catches the eye more 😍😍

      Reply
  34. Natelee

    I love the Ash White one! This is such an amazing giveaway!

    #Hoopekwen!

    Reply
  35. Bijal Gosai

    This prize is amazing! I would love the luxurious Mocha Grey instax! 😍

    Reply
  36. Carla

    Ash white is stunning 🤩🤩

    Reply
  37. Heather

    I love this and Ash White would be a perfect Valentine’s Day gift 😍😍
    Better than pandora gift 😅

    Reply
  38. Tasmia

    i would love the ash white. It’s stunning 🤩

    Reply
  39. Shivani

    Hi. What a lovely competition. I would love to win the white instax.

    Entered this competition on face book and Instagram and I’m so excited.

    Fingers crossed

    Reply
  40. Jeanette

    Definitely the white one 🤍

    Reply
    • Michelle Cramb

      Comment all steps. What an amazing prize, thank you.
      I would love to win this especially after being robbed.

      I would love Ash white.

      Reply
  41. Zizi

    Ash white

    Reply
  42. A'ishah

    I would really love to get this for my honeymoon! I really like the white one but both honestly looks great <3 ^^

    Reply
  43. Reltin Rooy

    Ash White

    Reply
  44. Kaydee Rooy

    Ash White

    Reply
  45. Sherylin Schneider

    I would love to win this amazing prize in Ash White.

    Reply
  46. Glynnis Falken

    Ash White

    Reply
  47. Amoné Robbertze

    This is such an awesome giveaway. I’d like the luxurious Mocha Gray instax printer

    Reply
  48. Vanessa Jordaan

    Would love to win an Instax Link WIDE in Mocha Grey.

    Reply
  49. Abby Bouwer

    Mocha Grey ! Is so swoonworthy !!!! Oh wow !!!

    Reply
  50. senaaj johnson

    Mocha grey😍❤
    #InstaxSA
    #LinkWIDE
    #JustAMamma

    Reply
  51. Tamsyn

    That ash white!

    Reply
  52. Hope Wing

    Ash white

    Reply
  53. Elmarie Fourie

    Would love to win an Ash White printer for my journalling 😀

    Reply
  54. Celeste van der Berg

    Mocha Grey vir my asb 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩

    Reply
  55. Michele Rehder

    Die Ash White 🤍🤍 verlief!!!

    Reply
  56. Tessa Perrett

    I would love the Ash White!!!

    Reply
  57. Karen Kelly

    I woudl LOOOOVE the Ash White, definitely need this in my life!

    Reply
  58. Taryn Ulster

    Definitely Mocha Grey! Gorgeous!

    Reply
  59. Sonya

    I would LOOOOVE the luxurious Mocha Gray.

    Reply
  60. Daleen

    The Mocha Grey is my fave! I love printing photos and putting it in my daughter’s journal.

    Reply
  61. Marelize van den Berg

    Ash white 😍

    Reply
  62. Diana

    I love the look of the Ash white one.

    Reply
  63. Marile Seyffert

    The Ash White one is my favourite. This printer sounds awesome. Perfect for all the photos of the kiddos

    Reply
  64. Shari Miller

    Would love the Ash White for all our family memories!

    Reply
  65. Kim

    Mocha Gray! Would LOVE to win this!!

    Reply

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