The Yashica Electro 35 GX, introduced in 1975, is the final camera in the successful Electro 35 series of 35mm fixed lens rangefinder cameras by Yashica. It features a fast and sharp Color-Yashinon DX 40mm f1.7 lens and shutter speeds up to 1/500 of a second. Although similar to the Electro 35 GL, the GX is significantly smaller, without any compromise in functionality.


  • Lens: Color-Yashinon DX 40mm f1.7 (6 elements in 4 groups) with 52mm filter thread
  • Shutter: Electronically controlled leaf shutter with shutter speeds from 1/500 to about 30 seconds
  • Meter: Single cell above lens (covered by filters)
  • Focusing: Rangefinder-style focusing with automatic parallax compensation, from about 0.8m to infinity
  • Film advance: Single-stroke advance lever with double exposure prevention
  • Film speed: Range from ISO 25 to ISO 800
  • Size: 123(W) x 76(H) x 64(D) mm
  • Weight: 580 g
  • Hot shoe with "X" flash synchronisation
  • Self timer