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Rolleiflex Mini Digital Camera: Love It or Leave It?

The Rolleiflex Mini Digital Camera is about as vintage geek-meets-modern functionality as you can get. It's a 5-megapixel camera, but it looks its 1920s era German namesake.

I'm thoroughly charmed by the Rolleiflex, especially the up-facing display that lets you shoot without the camera and the hand-lever crank, and how cute it looks around your neck.

But $400 for a 5-MP camera? Is it a justified price for novelty?

How do you feel about it?









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Amyy-Sweetie Amyy-Sweetie 8 years
I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!! Especially its a vintage style i love it even more!
supercharger5150 supercharger5150 9 years
If it had more MP, I'd be all over it.
bengalspice bengalspice 9 years
I think it's cute, but I wouldn't pay the price.
cutiekat88 cutiekat88 9 years
it kinna cute.but i would'nt pay $400.
drea-nicole drea-nicole 9 years
cute!
rabidmoon rabidmoon 9 years
Very cute indeed, but I really like my current digital camera and it was at least as expensive..so no way would I dump it just for the cute factor of this one. I have purses to buy! :D
joygwilson joygwilson 9 years
i am in love with this camera. a bit pricey but really tempting
CrazySexyCool CrazySexyCool 9 years
Man that is so friggin cool. I would snap that up in a minute but the price makes me want to hurl. AND the first time I tried to take a picture in a dark auditorium and the "autoflash" went off making everything black I would snap! I hate autosh*t! If I wanted the flash on, I'd turn it on. Same with the red eye remover and stabilizer and all the other crap that is bundled on modern phones that is a pain to turn off.
marseilles-rose marseilles-rose 9 years
I love the camera but I'll leave the price.
moineau moineau 9 years
I'm always tempted by UO's novelty cameras, thank god they're a bit pricey otherwise I'd have a closet full of 'em
ayuninur ayuninur 9 years
it's cute ..
Kaori Kaori 9 years
Guh. Too cute. If only I had the money. Could be a cute steampunk accessory :<
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 9 years
it's a step backwards in more ways than one!
GLB67 GLB67 9 years
That is so cute!
ranksubjugation ranksubjugation 9 years
wah! why so 'spensive?? is it the materials? is it the features? if there isn't something else great about it, it's too silly to shell out an extra $200 or so just for the laugh.
neko neko 9 years
Love it, love it. Definitely love it :)
Cris1192 Cris1192 9 years
I love it! it reminds me of a simpler time...(sigh)
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 9 years
i love it but it's only 5MP! wtf is that
BostonChick BostonChick 9 years
It's too expensive but sooo cute! I love it.
ScrabCak ScrabCak 9 years
It's crazy expensive for just a 5mp camera, it's true. But it's so unique and stylish! I've been wanting one of these since I first saw it on gizmodo a little over a month ago. It's steampunk chic!
linb linb 9 years
I think it is cute! But I'd rather have the real thing - we collect old cameras, and the Rolleiflex is one of the few that I LOVE but do not have yet.
nals33 nals33 9 years
It's super cute! But, it's a bit expensive.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 9 years
Geesh $400 bucks is steep but I still love it!
amerynn amerynn 9 years
Adorable and being the camera/photography nerd I am, I would love to have it... but it should cost 1/2 or LESS than that.
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