Minolta Freedom Zoom 140 Date 35mm camera w/ case (serial 31310099)

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The superb Minolta Freedom Zoom 140 Date (aka Riva Zoom 140) is one of the most compact and technologically sophisticated 35mm point-and-shoots in the company's storied history. The camera's lens is a nice 37.5-140mm zoom with aspherical elements. 

Here's how the December 2002 Popular Science described the Freedom Zoom 140's 'Area Autofocus' mode when honouring the camera as one of the year's 'Best of What's New':

Background in focus but the family blurry? A new autofocus system from Minolta makes this common mistake a thing of the past. Area-AF accesses a database of 3,000 shapes to literally, recognize humans. If it finds one, the person is targeted as the "subject" and the camera keeps its focus on him or her-even if the person moves. Area-AF is available on the Freedom Zoom 140 and Freedom Zoom 160.

The camera requires a CR123 lithium battery (optional).

Condition notes
The camera's functions were tested with batteries and a roll of film (the film was not developed). All modes are working correctly. In addition, we verified the camera's film plane focus accuracy. The camera is in near mint aesthetic condition (see photos) and includes the nice original case.

Manual
https://www.manualslib.com/products/Minolta-Riva-Zoom-140-5240207.html

Specs

  • Camera Type: 35mm lens-shutter camera
  • Lens: 37.5-140mm f/5.4 - 11.7 lens (140 model); 37.5-160mm f/5.4 - 12.4 lens (160 model) 6 elements in 6 groups
  • Focusing Range:
    • 140 model; 160 model 
    • (W): 0.6m - ∞ (2.0 ft - 00); 0.6m - ∞ (2.0 ft - 00)
    • (T): 0.80m - ∞ (2.6 ft - 00); 0.95m - 00 (3.1 ft - 00)
  • Film Speed Setting: Automatic for DX-coded film. Non-DX coded film set to ISO100.
  • Film Speed Range: ISO 25 to 3200
  • Metering Range (ISO 100): (140 model);(160 model)
    • Wide: Ev 3 - 17; Ev3 - 17
    • Tele: Ev 3.9 - 17; Ev 4.1 - 17
  • Shutter Speed: 10 - 1/500 sec.
  • Flash Range (ISO 100): (140 model);(160 model)
    • Wide: 0.6 - 4.6 m (2.0 - 15.1 ft.); 0.6 - 4.6 m (2.0 - 15.1 ft.)
    • Tele: 0.8 - 2.1 m (2.6 - 6.9 ft.); 0.95 - 2.0 m (3.1 - 6.6 ft.)
  • Battery: One 3-volt CR123A lithium battery. Battery-condition indication: 3-stage indication
  • Battery performance: approx. 10 rolls based on Minolta's standard test method using 24-exposure rolls with flash for 50% of the exposures.
  • Viewfinder:
    • Magnification: 0.38X - 1.35X (140 model); 0.38X - 1.51X (160 model)
    • Field of View: 85% (at 3m)
    • Eye-relief: 17.3mm from the viewfinder frame
  • Dimensions: 110.5 x 60.5 x 46.5 mm; 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.8 in
  • Weight: 195g (6.9 oz.) without battery