Apple apparently never made a digital camera. His name is Apple Quick Take 100. This camera is the result of collaboration with the legendary photography, Kodak. Let’s flashback a moment with the camera.
Quick Take 100 was released first in the Mac World event in Tokyo in February 1995. Debut begins three months after its release. At that time, this camera is priced at USD 749, about USD 6.7 million for the current exchange rate.
Camera that only works on Apple computers that have a design such as binoculars and weighs one pound. Also seen the Apple logo that is still wrapped in the colors of the rainbow.
Do not compare with today’s camera resolution mematoknya mostly in high resolution. At that time, Quick Take 100 0.3 MP keuatan equipped only with a maximum resolution of 640×480. Own power from AA batteries.
For storage capacity, users will also not pleasant as now in taking photographs. He only has 1 MB of flash memory. In full resolution it ‘holds’ eight photographs, and 32 images in 320×240 size.
There’s no preview screen on this device. So when the user wants to see results, so the photos must be downloaded first. Autofocus and zooming capabilities are also absent, because the lens is fixed lens attached.
The presence Quick Take 100 was followed by the Quick Take 150 which adds support for Windows. 200 series then again hit the market, where the manufacturing done by Fujifilm.
For a series of 200, he had received additional focus and aperture control as well as removable storage. It is quoted from Cnet, Friday (05/04/2012).
QuickTake trip was not long enough. Camera line was discontinued in 1997 shortly after Steve Jobs returned to Apple. Under the leadership of Jobs, some products are considered to be Apple’s core business is not stopped by, including the Newton PDA and LaserWriter printer.
Immediately after Apple killed QuickTake, photography companies like Kodak, Fujifilm, Canon and Nikon digital cameras directly from the release. Is Apple going back later bekiprah in the realm of the camera again after Steve Jobs gone? Who knows!