The Yashica J3 was offered with a 50mm F/2 Auto Yashinon lens that had a M42 screw thread. The camera has an internal exposure meter that couples to the shutter speed dial but not the aperture so only had closed aperture metering.
- M42 Lens Mount
- Internal light meter
- Mechanical Self Timer
- Shutter Speeds - 1/500th to 1/2 a second and B
- Flash shoe mount available via clip on holder
- FP and X flash lead connections
- There was a black version produced. (Rare)