Ricoh AF-50

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The AF-50 is an autofocus point-and-shoot camera for 35mm film, introduced by Japanese manufacturer Ricoh in 1985. It was also sold by the name of AF-70. In Japan, this model was widely marketed by the name of Myport ELLE. A version with a databack was also available and it was sold as the AF-50D or the AF-70D. The AF-60 (known as the AF-606 in some other markets) is the model which received minor upgrade to its exterior design. It has mostly the same features as the AF-50 but it does not have the manual ISO selector for non-DX film. There are several models which look identical to the AF-50 series cameras but with slightly different features; the series with a 3 element Ricoh lens.


  • Release Date: June 1985
  • Lens: Rikenon Lens 35mm f/3.5, 4 elements in 3 groups
  • Focusing: Single-point active autofocusing system
  • Focusing Range: 1 m ~ infinity
  • Shutter: Programmed, 1/30 ~ 1/500 sec.
  • Viewfinder: Albada type, bright-frame, 0.47X, field of view 84%
  • Film Speed Range: ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 1000 by DX-code system plus manual selector for non-DX film
  • Built-in Flash: G.N. 10 (ISO 100, m), Flashmatic, Automatic pop-up
  • Power Source: AA-type battery X 2 (alkaline or manganese)
  • Other Features: Self-timer
  • Dimensions: 118 mm X 66 mm X 45 mm
  • Weight: 235 g (without batteries)

Model Variation

Lens Model Notes
Rikenon Lens 35mm f/3.5
4 elements / 3 groups
AF-50 / AF-70 / Myport ELLE original model
AF-60 / AF-606 new exterior design
AF-100 / AF-500 major upgrade
Ricoh Lens 35mm f/3.9
3 elements / 3 groups
AF-45 / AF-55 original model
AF-60S new exterior design
One Take AF new exterior design