Konica Hexar RF system

Discontinued

Konica Hexar RF

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced:October 1999
Mount:Leica M
Format:36 × 24mm
Shutter type:Focal-plane
Shutter model:Electronically controlled
Speeds:16 - 1/4000 + B
Exposure metering:Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes:Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions:139.5x80x35mm
Weight:560g

Konica Hexar RF Limited

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced:January 2001
Mount:Leica M
Format:36 × 24mm
Shutter type:Focal-plane
Shutter model:Electronically controlled
Speeds:16 - 1/4000 + B
Exposure metering:Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes:Aperture-priority Auto
Manual

Konica Hexar RF is a 35mm film rangefinder camera with Leica M mount, electronically controlled shutter with speeds ranging from 16 to 1/4000 sec, and automatic exposure, introduced to the market on October 13, 1999. A limited line of high-end M-Hexanon lenses was released for the camera.

In 2001, Konica produced a chrome-finish Konica Hexar RF Limited in a release of 2001 units, supplied in a set with a new M-Hexanon 50mm f/1.2 lens (not sold separately).

Camera lineup

Leica M mount lens lineup

Lenses found: 6
Wide-angle prime lenses
Konica M-Hexanon 28mm F/2.8 ⌀46 1999 
Konica M-Hexanon 35mm F/2 ⌀46 2001 
Standard prime lenses
Konica M-Hexanon 50mm F/2 ⌀40.5 1999 
Konica M-Hexanon 50mm F/1.2 Limited ⌀62 2001 
Short telephoto prime lenses
Konica M-Hexanon 90mm F/2.8 ⌀46 1999 
Wide-angle zoom lenses
Konica M-Hexanon Dual 21-35mm F/3.4-4 ⌀62 2002 
  • Completeness of lens lineup
  • Enthusiast photography
    75%

    No dedicated lenses for distant subjects photography, wild nature photography.

    Professional photography
    60%

    No dedicated lenses for professional wild nature photography, architectural photography with perspective correction, professional macrophotography.

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