Doubtless one of the most popular Smena cameras. Smena-8 was the camera USSR tried to enter the international market. Camera indentical to Smena-6 with a special device for reverse taking-up from cassette to cassette, possible to use just one cassette with take-up spool. Pop-up rewind knob. In the back of camera imprinted either old GOMZ logo (as well as on the lens faceplate), either blank circle.