The name Sakura was used by Konishi, then Konishiroku (predecessors of Konica) for various cameras. The word sakura (さくら) means "cherry" in Japanese, and Konishi used the brand name Cherry in 1903 for its first amateur camera, before switching to Sakura in 1906–7.
Here is a list of the Sakura cameras:
- Sakura Pocket Prano folding camera, 8×10.5cm, 1906
- Sakura Prano folding camera, 8×12cm or 12×16.5cm, 1907
- Sakura Prano Binocular stereo folding camera, 8×12cm, 1907
- Sakura Reflex Prano SLR camera, 8×10.5cm or 8×12cm, 1907
- Sakura Navy magazine camera, 8×10.5cm, 1907
- Sakura Army magazine camera, 8×10.5cm, 1907
- Sakura Honor box camera, 8×10.5cm, 8×12cm or 12×16.5cm, 1907
- Sakura Palace folding camera, 8×10.5cm, 1908
- Sakura box camera, 4×6.5cm or 6×9cm, 1931
- Sakura bakelite camera, 4×5cm, 1937
- Sakura-flex TLR camera, 6×6cm, 1939
- Sakura Pak 300, 126 film, 1970s
The Sakura brand was used by Konishi, Konishiroku and Konica for a variety of other products, including the Sakura rollfilm holder. It was also the company's film brand from the 1930s to the 1980s.