Summary: This is such a great little camera! I've had it less than a year and I've taken some pretty nice pictures (you can see a few on "share your images". The battery door is flimsy, hence the 4 stars, but my pictures have turned out very nice.
Summary: I am female and bought this camera to take to fiji (imagestation.com) for landscape pics in auto its fantastic point and shoot. However, at the family reunion all my people pictures were blurred and out of focus. why?
Summary: all you need after a purchase of one of these is a bag for it, 256MB memory card, a flash adapter (Z1 is poor at night), and rechargable batteries [AA] w/ charger, oh and a tripod preferably the tall one. ...go ahead buy it.
Summary: I bought this camera about 4 months ago and have taken about 1500 pictures with it thus far. I've taken it on trips to DC, Philly, and London. It's been windsurfing (though it stayed safely on the beach), and cross country skiing (where it got to go along for the ride).
Summary: TRY TO GET THIS CAMERA TO TALK TO YOUR COMPUTER! 8 hours of fiddling, calling Minolta, calling Microsoft, and going through 2 card readers and the camera will NOT talk to my 2 year old HP laptop with Window XP!
Summary: At first I was disappointed and frustrated with this camera, however now that I have had it for over a month, I have really come to enjoy it. Yes, it took some time to get used to all the fancy gadgets, but now that I have been playing with it, I have gotten a lot of compliments for the clarity of...
Summary: I've read many reviews(dpreviews.com, pcphotoreview.com, dcresource.com,..etc) about the Z1 and 90% of it has been positive. The 10% that was negative have been from more of the advance to professional photographers.
Summary: Great little camera, fully functioned. However the software that comes with it has proven difficult to get working leaving me to download the files from the camera to my laptop by dragging and dropping same. ...