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The  Minolta AF-E was released in 1984. It's a full automatic camera, Point and Shoot, but with a high quality lens. It has motoized film transport and has an automatic flash. There was a simplified successor, the AF-EII

Its main features are:

35mm F3.5 Minolta lens, 4 elements in 4 groups, min. focus 0,65m
Electronic shutter
Size 128x63x45,  Weight 228 gr. (278 with batteries)
100-1000 ISO automatic DX, 100-400 ISO in manual setting, low light warning, automatic flash


Back view. Viewer and flash lamp. It only lights when a flash is needed and not yet charged. Sometimes you will have to wait a few seconds for full charge. Film type window.

Seen from above. Exposure counter, shutter release.

Seen from below.  Battery compartment, takes 2 AA betteries. Rewind button, manual ISO setting.

Film compartment open.

The Minolta AF-E is a relatively small and lightwight camera with a good lens, motorized winding, an automatic shutter/aperture system, an automatic flash and a reliable autofocus. It's easy to use, there is just a flash warning, the flash is automatic. It feels solid, but is light. Point and Shoot at it's best.