Sanyo VPC-G210 (1997)

Of all the Sanyo digital cameras this is by far one of the rarest (seen from a collector's point of view). The VPC-G210 was only sold in the United Kingdom, hence the 'E' next to the model name on the bottom label (VPC-G210E). The camera featured an LCD display, an optical viewfinder, built-in flash, serial port and video out. Apart from that there were also some 'odd' features like the possibility to store the camera ID with every shot, a 16 images in one frame feature and sound annotations. Like most VPC model the lens cover doubled as on/off switch.
 
According to the now defunct Sanyo UK website it said '..the VPC G210 remains a popular choice among digital photographers..'. Well, I don't know. In the above gallery you can see the first decent pictures on the internet of this camera.
 
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Specifications

  • Brand: Sanyo
  • Model: VPC-G210
  • First mentioned: 1997
  • Marketed: yes
  • MSRP: -
  • Imager Type: 0.35MP 1/3" CCD
  • Resolution: 640x480
  • Internal Storage: -
  • External Storage: SmartMedia
  • Lens: f=5mm /F2.8
  • Shutter: 1/4s - 1/10,000s
  • Aperture Range: F2.8
  • LCD screen size: 2" polysilicon TFT-LCD
  • Size: 138.5 x 65.5 x 43mm
  • Weight: 260 gr.
  • Remarks: -

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