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The Samsung Fino 105 SE is a 35mm film camera of the mid-range series.
The camera was also sold as Maxima Zoom 105 GL. It was first released in the early 2000s when the digital market became a real market, as the camera was cheap, it had some success. It has a moderate zoom that covers 38-105mm in a very small body. There was a date version. There is little reliable information on the camera except a manual. It had a predecessor, the AF Slim Zoom with a more luminous, 35-70mm lens. It has quite a variety of modes. Its main features are:

38-105mm F5-12.7 lens, 6 element in 5 groups, autofocus with focus lock, min. focus 0,8m
Electronic shutter, 1/300-1/3, 1-60s (!) bulb mode
Size 113x64x42,  Weight 220 gr. including battery, film and strap
50-3200 ISO, automatic DX coding, automatic film advance, special modes: bulb, infinity mode, red eye reduction, self timer, portrait zoom, consecutive shoot, 4 flash modes


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Camera, strap and bag.

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Camera front closed.
The flash is set automatically. Flash guide number only ~12 (m/ISO 100, Samsung gives the value for 200). The lens moves automatically to 38mm.

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Camera back. Viewer with LED for flash and AF. On/off button. Film type window.

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The lens set to wide position, 38mm.
Battery compartment on the left edge, takes a CR2 battery.

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Lens moved out to its tele position, 105mm.

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View from above  Mode button, flash mode button. Mid roll rewind.
LCD screen (flash off set, no film in camera). Shutter release button. Wide/Tele buttons.

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After touching the
Wide/Tele buttons, the focal length shows for 2 seconds. Auto setting and film in camera.

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View from below. Tripod socket.

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Film compartment.

This camera is easy to use. Autofocus is responsive and works well. Putting a film is easy as well, you drop the film
, tear the film leader up to the mark and that's it. The camera winds it automatically. It has a variety settings if needed, the menu is very easy to access on a big clear LCD screen.

The pictures are sharp, the lens isn't luminous. It's a good point and shoot camera with a moderate wide angle zoom lens, good picture quality, nice finish in a very small pocketable body. It sets the flash on from start, but there is a flash off mode. There are some special modes which are quite unusual: Bulb means shutter open as long as you press the shutter, limit 60s. Continuous shooting mode is rare as well.

A nice camera with some shooting options.

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