Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera

Autoboy Mini



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Marketed September 1991
Original Price 24,800 yen

A sibling of the Autoboy Mini T. Fully automatic autofocus camera with a 38mm f/3.5 lens.

When the main switch is turned off, the lens retracts completely into the camera automatically, giving the camera a flat profile.

Type Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter fixed-focus camera with single focal length lens
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm
AF System 3-point Smart Autofocus with near-infrared beam. Prefocus enabled.
Lens 38mm f/3.5 (3 elements in 3 groups)
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.). In flash-off mode: EV 7 (f/3.5 at 1/8 sec.) – EV 17 (f/22 at 1/250 sec.). Built-in electronic self-timer.
Viewfinder Albada reversed Galilean viewfinder. 0.37x magnification and 85% coverage. Within the image area are the AF frame, parallax correction frame, OK-to-Shoot indicator, flash ready, camera-shake warning lamp, red-eye reduction indicator, and close-up warning.
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. 9 (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 43 mm, 245 g (with battery)