Yashica Zoomate 140
|image by Robin Claw (Image rights)|
This compact and lightweight point & shoot for 35mm film was introduced in 1998 (after Yashica had rebranded itself as Kyocera). As one of their Zoomate models, it offers a 10-element, 9-group lens zoomable between 38 and 140mm in focal length. Sacrificed to maintain compactness is the lens speed: f/6.2 at the wide setting, and f/11.7 at full telephoto. Thus use of the built-in electronic flash becomes mandatory in many situations.
- Zoomate 140 introduction, press release from Kyocera (Americas)
- Specifications from CNET reviews archive
|With lens retracted|
image by Robin Claw (Image rights)