The Optima Rapid 250 V replaced the Agfa Optima Rapid 250. The general aspect is smarter and more modern. The speed and the aperture are entirely regulated by the Selenium cell exposure meter according to 9 indexes of light (programmed auto-exposure). The lens is Agfa Color-Apotar 35mm f/2.8. The shutter is Paratic V and speeds 1/30-1/250 and a self-timer. In the bright-frame viewfinder, there are red or green signals indicates the cuts-off of coupling of the exposure meter. Focusing is manual front focusing type by symbols scale or distance scale.
Also see the list of Agfa Optima Rapid cameras.