Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera

Autoboy Mini T (Tele)



  • Japan
  • Americas
  • Europe, Asia, Oceania
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  • Specifications
Marketed September 1991
Original Price 29,800 yen

Thin-profile and lightweight compact autofocus camera with two focal lengths. The autofocus system uses a near-infrared beam for 3-point Smart Autofocus. A switch is provided to switch between the 38mm f/3.8 and 70mm f/6 focal lengths.

This camera was popular for its simple design and portability.

Type Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter autofocus camera with two focal lengths
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm
AF System 3-point Smart Autofocus with near-infrared beam. Prefocus enabled. Close-up warning provided. One focusing point (at center). Focusing range of 0.65 m to infinity.
Lens 38mm f/3.5 (3 elements in 3 groups) and 70mm f/6 (6 elements in 6 groups). Focal length switchable with a switch.
Shutter Electromagnetic programmed shutter and aperture. In auto mode and flash-on mode: EV 9.5 (f/3.5 at 1/60 sec.) – EV 17 (f/22 at 1/250 sec.) at 38mm, and EV 12 (f/6 at 1/100 sec.) – EV 17 (f/24 at 1/200 sec.) at 70mm. In flash-off mode: EV 7 (f/3.5 at 1/8 sec.) – EV 17 (f/22 at 1/250 sec.) at 38mm, and EV 8.5 (f/6 at 1/8 sec.) – EV 17 (f/24 at 1/200 sec.) at 70mm. Built-in electronic self-timer.
Viewfinder Variable-magnification Albada reversed Galilean viewfinder. 0.37x – 0.64x magnification and 85% coverage. Within the image area are the AF frame, close-up warning lamp (green), parallax correction marks, red-eye reduction indicator, in-focus/OK-to-Shoot indicator, flash ready, and camera-shake warning lamp (red).
EE a-Si cell for full-auto program EE. Metering range of EV 7 – 17. Film speed range: ISO 25 – 3200 (with DX code).
Built-in Flash Fixed, built-in flash. Guide No. 10.7 (at ISO 100 in meters). Fires automatically in backlight and low-light conditions. Red-eye reduction lamp provided.
5 patterns (year, month, day; day, hour, minute; month, day, year; day, month, year; none) displayable on 7-segment transparent LCD for imprinting.
Power Source One 3 V CR123A lithium battery
Film Loading &
After opening camera back, align film leader at mark, then close the camera back for auto loading. Automatic film advance with built-in motor. Film advance speed: 1 fps.
Frame Counter Counts up during film advance. Counts down during rewind.
Film Rewind Automatic rewind with built-in motor.
Dimensions &
125 x 68 x 53 mm, 255 g (with battery)