The Contax Tix is a solid metal viewfinder camera with 28mm lens for APS films. It's one of the top cameras for that film system. It offers the most of the APS functions.

unique specialties[]

Exposing exposure data onto each image is possible. Exposure correction ( +/- 2 EV ) is possible, and even an aperture preselection (aperture preferred mode). Another feature is the removable lens screen.


  • Type: viewfinder camera
  • Films: IX240 (APS film cartridges) with speeds 25 to 10000 ASA
  • Manufacturer: Yashica Kyocera
  • Year of launch: 1997
  • Lens: Carl Zeiss Sonnar 1:2.8/28mm zoom lens
  • Exposure: 15 - 1/1000 sec.
  • Viewfinder: showing 85%, magnification 0.5×
  • Focusing: autofocus
  • Flash: built-in
  • Dimensions: 100.5×60.5×33mm
  • Weight: 225 g