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Have you ever looked for a camera that gives great lifelike reproduction, at a price that you could afford to throw away, If so read on.
Recently I upgraded my mobile phone, and to my amazement was given a free camera as part of the deal. Being not much use without film I set off to get some so I could put my new toy to the test. Oop's, Silly me, I should have read the info first. I had to go back later as I had taken it for granted that the film was a standard jobby, it's not.
Anyway I finally got the film, which for this type of camera is an IX240 cartridge film, a sort of egg shaped thingy that just drops in a slot and leaves the camera to do everything else. I popped it in and decided I had better do my home work before play, I didn't want to come unstuck as earlier.
After a quick read I found out what all the whizzing and whirring was about, basically the camera does everything for you with the exception of loading/unloading and developing the film. As soon as the film was put in the machine took over winding it into shoot position 1, and after each shot it moves along much like the more expensive cameras, and at the finish automatically rewinds ready for removal. The nice thing is that you don't have to set anything filmwise as it is totally enclosed like the old 210 format, hence no problems with sunlight etc.
Looking at the features we find that it's focus free with a built in flash that senses when it's needed, also it has anti red eye which seems to work well. Along with that the camera is able to shoot in 3 different picture formats which you can set manually by a small switch. Finally for those who need to know, it has a 3 component lens that takes clear pictures from as close as 1 meter, and has a fixed shutter speed of 1/125 second which for a cheapy is pretty good. In general the photo quality is very good, in fact equally as good as my old 35mm, and the camera being compact with a good shutter/lens protector prevents accidental shots. It's a bargain.
How do I know it's cheap? Simple, when I got my film I had a look, Just £19.99 Not bad for all those features.
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A Very decent opinion Trev1000, but without criticising you, your opinions are being WASTED and deserve more exposure, try and submit them at different times and just submit a couple a day, this way you will see a dramatic increase in people reading your opinions, also the longer one of your opinions stays in the "Latest 20" you will recieve more reads, but you are submitting them too often, which is actually knocking your other opinions off the "Latest 20 opinions table"...regards BrianLFC