Yongnuo YN450: Android camera, Micro Four Thirds sensor, Canon EF mount

Image: Cinema5D

Late last year, Yongnuo revealed a Frankenstein device of an Android camera with a Canon EF mount and a Micro Four Thirds sensor. It also launched a naming contest to Christen the camera. Well, apparently the winning name is Yongnuo YN450 Android Camera – and now we know a bit more about this unusual new tech. 

Cinema5D got a hands-on look at the YN450 (clearly a Yongnuo engineer won the naming contest) and had a chance to speak to a Yongnuo rep about the camera.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.