Following the current trend for retro looking digital cameras, it seems that Rollei are showing a digital version of their classic 1929 Rolleiflex twin-lens reflex at PhotoExpo 2004 in Japan. The Rollei MiniDigi has a 2 megapixel CCD, a 9mm F2.8 fixed lens and uses SD card for storage. In keeping with the original the viewfinder/LCD is at the top. According to the Japanese news site PC Watch it is expected to sell for 39,800 Yen and will be available from May 21st.

Rollei MiniDigi

Main features include:

  • 2 Megapixel sensor
  • Lens: F 2.8 9mm fixed focus
  • Focus range: 0.5m - Infinity
  • Shutter speed: 1/15 - 1/7500 seconds
  • Exposure adjustment: Automatic
  • White balance: Automatic
  • Storage media: SD card
  • Picture sizes:
    • 1280×1280 pixel
    • 640×640 pixel
  • LCD: On substance top 1.1 inch color LCD
  • Power: CR2 Lithium
  • Dimensions: W49×H73×D45mm

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