Reviews and Problems with Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1
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Minolta Dimage Z1
ReviewDragon, REVIEW STREAM
23 March 2014
Excerpt: I’ve had this camera for several years, and while the 3.2 megapixels may seem small, it still takes great, high-quality photos. I was originally attracted to this camera not because of the number of megapixels, but because of its 10x optical zoom lens. Even by today’s standards, this is a large amount of zoom, and I use it all the time; the close-ups usually turn out great.
Summary: Got this camera for my son's photography class. He is really happy with it. Even took the time to text me from class to say thank you. It offers everything he needs to learn about the modes and taking pictures for class projects.
Summary: After reading the other review's,I'm glad to to say that I have to agree with 95 0/0 of them. This is my 2ND DiMage Z-1 camera and I have nothing but high praise for both of them! I'm just glad that I was able to find one on Ebay,that was just as good as my FIRST Z-1. Just to bad that they DISCONTINUED this camera. Overall I rate it as a 4,as I am not a Professial Photographer,so do not have the Experience as they would !!
Summary: The DiMage Z1 Konica-Minolta is great point & shoot camera for just about anything. It takes very good photos. The focus/shutter is a bit slow, so you do need to anticipate some shots. Also the camera is not heavy duty (though the design is beautiful and easy to work),so don't drop it. I like the Z1 more than the subsequent versions (including the Dimage Z6), and to prove it I've owned three. If you're nice to it, it will last for many years.
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. Like most Americans, I wanted to upgrade just to have something more expensive and I'm glad I did but this is a nice compact piece that I can go just about anywhere with.
Summary: I spent several weeks looking at different cameras before settling on the Dimage z1 camera. I would highly recommend it to anyone needing a good macro camera. Pros of the Camera 1) The Macro feature is the best I have found for closeups of items for eBay 2) The zoom feature is nice although I don't use it. 3) The video feature takes crisp clear pictures 4) Compared to some cameras, this has one of the best manual settings.