Yashica digiFilm - Comeback
Seems like a gimmick, but really, maybe not. Interesting idea, not for all, but fun for a lot, but stupid for some too. A camera that uses an SD card to record the images, yet needs "digiFilm"... what? DigiFilm, yeah, it actually is the "smarts" cartridge that holds the data on how the camera is setup, like the ISO and color. So to swap from ISO 200 color to a Black & White image taking camera, you open the back, swap the digiFilm cartridge, and wind it up and shoot. Interesting. And not that expensive at $125 to $200 US. But, it doesn't get here to April 2018, if it meets its KickStarter goal, which it has already. Might just replace my Olympus Pen-F for "fun"....
YASHICA, Japanese Camera Brand since 1949, with almost 70 years experience in camera and optics development.
After being silent for more than 10 years, we wake up with the unexpected.
We are so proud to introduce the Unprecedented YASHICA Y35 Camera with the new system – digiFilm.
1/3.2-inch CMOS sensor
14 megapixel photos
Apertures of f2.8
Focal Length 35mm
A minimum focusing distance of 1m (~3 feet) to infinity
5 selectable steps shutter speeds 1s, 1/30s, 1/60s, 1/250s, 1/500s
SD card storage (wifi card compatible)
Micro USB connectivity for data transfers
Tripod mount ready
Operate with 2 x AA batteries
Image controlled by digiFilm™
Body Only: 100 x 64 x 28 (WxHxD) mm
With lens and switch: 110 x 70 x 55 (WxHxD) mm
Worth a look at the link below, and to see the images and the video....