Rollei 35 RF system

Discontinued

Rollei 35 RF

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Sep 2002
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 440g

Rollei 35 RF

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Sep 2002
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 440g

Rollei 35 RF is a compact 35mm rangefinder camera with Leica M mount, TTL metering and interchangeable German made Carl Zeiss lenses. It is a rebranded Voigtländer Bessa R2 camera made by Cosina and marketed by Rollei Fototechnic. Two Leica screw mount lenses were offered for the camera: Rollei HFT Sonnar 40mm F/2.8 and Rollei HFT Planar 80mm F/2.8, both in black or silver finish. Rollei HFT Planar 50mm F/1.8 was also in preparation but never reached the market.

Camera lineup

M39 mount lens lineup

Lenses found: 2
Wide-angle prime lenses
Rollei HFT Sonnar 40mm F/2.8 2002 
Short telephoto prime lenses
Rollei HFT Planar 80mm F/2.8 2002 
  • Completeness of lens lineup
  • Enthusiast photography
    50%

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

    Professional photography
    40%

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

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