Sanyo introduced its line of Sanyo VPC digital cameras 1995. From the start, these cameras were predictable and conventional in appearance and function, at a time of experimentation and originality. For this reason, this 1997 model appears unremarkable, even behind the times.
In fact, the VPC-G200 is remarkable.
It contains an exceptional collection of advanced features. It operates impeccably. It does its job effortlessly.
It has 4mb of internal storage, macro mode, a self-timer, automatic white balance and an optical viewfinder. The LCD screen can be manually turned off to save the 4 AA batteries.
A short audio memo can be recorded for each shot and there is a slideshow function for automatic playback of all the images with their audio on a TV set. The camera body is all metal, giving an expensive feel. Consumers reacted appreciatively by buying lots of VPC-G200s. Knowing this, we can now recognise that Sanyo's digital cameras were ahead of their time while appearing to be