Sorry, I thought you were talking about the other chinese camera which has the bellows and focusing screen which seems a bit clunky. The Gaorsi actually looks pretty good.

Quote Originally Posted by LJH View Post
Can you explain how the G617 differs from, say, the Gaoersi in terms of being able to "...run and gun..."?

They're both point'n'shoot, non-metered, non-linked range finders. Do you mean its lever advance? If so, having used both extensively (well, the DaYi v the G617), there is little difference in time needed to advance the film.