Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera

Autoboy F XL



  • Japan
  • Americas
  • Europe, Asia, Oceania
  • Outline
  • Specifications
Marketed March 1996
Original Price 25,000 yen (w/case)

A slim, lightweight, compact, and even fashionable camera which succeeded the Autoboy F.

It retains the Autoboy F’s highly rated features while featuring the following improvements in response to user needs. The flash modes easier to recognize with the mode dial. The lens barrier protects the lens, and the frame counter is larger for easier reading. Despite these excellent features, the camera weighs only 185 g.

Type Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter autofocus camera
Picture Size 24×36 mm, panorama (13x36mm) enabled (Japanese version only)
AF System 3-point Smart Autofocus. AF range: 0.45 m – infinity. Prefocus enabled.
Lens 32mm 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 3 (f/3.5 at 2 sec.) – below EV 17 (f/22 at 1/250 sec.)
Viewfinder Direct viewfinder. 0.32x magnification and 84% coverage. Within the image area are the image-area frame, AF frame, close-up AF frame, panorama frame, right green LED (lights when focus is achieved and for OK-to-Shoot; blinks slowly for low battery power and close-up warning; blinks quickly for camera-shake warning; and stays off during battery replacement)
EE a-Si cell for full-auto program EE. Metering range of EV 3 – 17. Film speed range: ISO 25 – 3200 (with DX code).
Built-in Flash Fixed, built-in flash. Guide No. 7.5 (at ISO 100 in meters). Fires automatically in low-light conditions.
Auto calendar programmed up to the year 2019. (Automatic correction for leap months and years.)
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. Midroll rewind enabled.
Dimensions &
120 x 62 x 41 mm, 185 g (with battery)