Minolta X-700 35mm SLR Film Camera with 50mm Lens


Minolta X-700: A Timeless Tool for Artistic Expression

Historical Significance
Introduced in 1981, the Minolta X-700 stood out as a pinnacle of Minolta's SLR engineering, winning the prestigious "European Camera of the Year" award in 1982. This camera marks a significant development in the world of photography with its advanced automated features, making sophisticated SLR techniques accessible to every enthusiast and professional photographer alike.

Technical Excellence
The Minolta X-700 is revered for its Programmed Auto Exposure (AE) mode, alongside Aperture Priority and full Manual control, offering versatility for any shooting scenario. It brings out the true potential of film photography with its precision and user-friendly interface.

Lens Details: Minolta MD 50mm F1.7
Paired with the Minolta 50mm F1.7 lens, the X-700 excels in capturing sharp, detailed images with beautiful background bokeh that portrait and street photographers deeply cherish. The lens’s fast aperture allows for excellent low-light performance, making it perfect for capturing vivid scenes with rich contrast.

Usage Insights
The X-700’s intuitive design features an easy-to-read viewfinder display and smooth focusing, allowing photographers to concentrate on composition and creativity without getting bogged down by technical adjustments. This makes it an ideal choice for those who appreciate the deliberative approach of analog photography.

Built to Last
Ruggedly constructed yet elegantly designed, the X-700 is built for durability. Its electronic precision ensures reliability in varied photographic conditions, making it a trustworthy companion for your photographic journeys.

Battery Operation
The camera operates efficiently on a commonly available 4LR44 battery, which powers its advanced metering and exposure systems, ensuring you never miss a moment due to power issues.

Rediscover the Joy of Shooting on Film
The Minolta X-700 invites you to explore the world through a lens that captures not just images, but the essence of moments. Whether you are documenting daily life or crafting fine art, this camera system adapts to your needs, encouraging you to develop your photographic voice.

Conclusion: Your Creative Companion
If you're looking to delve into or advance your film photography with a tool that combines historical significance with performance, the Minolta X-700 with its Minolta 50mm F1.7 lens is an excellent choice. Its balance of ease of use, robust features, and exceptional image quality makes it a timeless investment in your artistic pursuit.

What‘s included?

Minolta X-700
Minolta 50mm F1.7 Lens



  • Grade: A-
  • Cosmetic: Good, with minimal signs of use.
  • Electronics: All electronic functions are working perfectly.
  • Mechanical: All shutter speeds are accurate and all mechanical functions are working perfectly. New light seals.
  • Battery: 2x 4LR44
  • Optical: Viewfinder clean. Lens crystal clear with no haze, fungus, or scratches.
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