Category Archives: Point and Shoots

Pentax PC35AF

The PC35AF is Pentax’s first AF point-and-shoot. Released in 1982, which is 5 years and 3 years after Konica’s (C35AF, also the world’s first) and Canon’s (AF35M) first respectively. On the other hand, Nikon’s first (L35AF) was introduced one year … Continue reading

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SONY Cyber-shot DSC-U10

Introduced in late 2002, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-U10, or simply the Cyber-shot U is a 1.3 megapixel “submimi” digital camera with a tiny 1-inch LCD. As shown in the figure above, it is no larger than a roll of 120 film and … Continue reading

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Konica Revio Z2

The Konica Revio Z2 is a compact and nice looking point-and-shoot camera that uses APS film. APS is the shorthand of Advanced Photo System and is introduced in 1996. Unlike previous film formats, APS film cartridge (see photo below), with dimensions … Continue reading

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Polaroid ION-230

Polaroid ION-230 is a 2.1 megapixel digital camera introduced in early 2000’s.  Although the camera is sold under the Polaroid brand-name, it was probably not made by Polaroid itself. Polaroid filed its bankruptcy protection in October 2011 after existing for … Continue reading

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Kodak ULTRA Compact Single-Use

Since Fujifilm introduced the first Quicksnap 35mm disposable camera in 1986, single-use cameras have been sold in places from camera shops to convenient stores and used in occasions from weddings to car accidents. Most of these disposable cameras are loaded with color … Continue reading

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Fujifilm Clear Shot Super

Fujifilm produced a series of “Clear Shot” cameras during the mid-90’s. Many of them are entry-level 35mm point-ans-shoot cameras priced low enough to be sold on shelves of supermarkets. While these cameras do not provide any advance feature, they are super easy … Continue reading

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Canon AF35M II

After Konica introduced the world first mass-produced 35mm auto-focus camera (the C35AF), Canon responded with the AF35M (Autoboy in Japan/SureShot in North America) in 1979. Then in 1983, Canon released its successor, AF35M II, which is the camera in the … Continue reading

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