The Chinon Bellami HD-1 is Retro and Modern

 - Apr 2, 2014
References: chinon.co.jp & hypebeast
The Chinon Bellami HD-1 is the latest video camera from the Japanese manufacturer Chinon. The company took a break from the industry for 20 years.

The digital 8mm camera will be a huge hit with hipsters because its retro design makes it resemble a camera from the 1970s. The camera is still very modern on the inside. It has a 2.1 megapixel sensor, a 12x digital zoom and a mounting system that accepts different lenses. 

This modern meets retro camera is currently available is Japan for $850. These days everyone seems to be recording videos on their smartphones, but if you like to go against the grain then shoot your videos on this camera that looks like its from the 1970s.