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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3
4.8 out of 10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

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Sony Cybershot DSC-H3 Digital Camera Review

18 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3 has pretty much everything that a high zoom SLR-like camera(it’s still not a SLR, it comes with an integrated lens) should have: full manual controls, RAW mode, pop-up flash, histogram display, features like face detection and image stabilization, but, it lacks a viewfinder...
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Camera Test: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

Pop Photo
16 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Not to be outdone by Canon and Panasonic, Sony offers up the new 8.1-megapixel Cyber-shot DSC-H3 (street: $269), a retro-styled but thoroughly modern 10x optically stabilized compact camera packing a 38-380mm f/3.5-4.4 (35mm equivalent) Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, full manual controls, 1080i still...
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Overall 8

Sony CyberShot DSC-H3 Review

17 October 2008
  • Conclusion: While I liked the Panasonic DMC-TZ3 , the Sony DSC-H3 has more positives such as much faster shot-to-shot times and quicker focusing. Image quality was just a tad better, not dramatically different but shooting at higher ISOs delivered less noise.
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Overall 7
Value for money 8
Features 8
Performance 8
Picture quality 8
Ergonomics 7
Build quality 7

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DP Review
15 January 2008
  • Conclusion: I must admit I wasn't that impressed when I first held the Sony H3 in my hands. It looks like a toy camera and the build quality did not inspire my confidence either. In the three weeks or so that I have now used and tested the H3 I have had to somewhat change my opinion.
  • Pros: Reliable 'point and shoot' performance, Good image quality in good light; bright, sharp images with immediate 'consumer friendly' appeal, Powerful flash, Efficient image stabilization, Very good zoom range (although no real wide angle), Compact dimensions for the zoom range, Reliable exposure sys...
  • Cons: No real wide angle, Manual mode only offers 2 F-stop settings, Slow, unreliable focus in low light, Ugly, bulky lens hood (although you don't have to use it), Mediocre build quality, Only basic external controls, Longwinded menu structure, Screen has a low resolution for its size and is not very ...
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Sony Cybershot DSC-H3 Review – 022

D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
11 April 2009
  • Conclusion: The Sony DSC-H3 is for most a conveniently sized 10x optical zoom camera with a bunch of clever tricks that make it more fun than most other mid-range zooms on the market. The flash range is brilliant, as is the battery life from the rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.
  • Pros: Great flash range
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H3 Digital Camera Review

Gadget Heaven
13 October 2008
  • Excerpt: The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H3 – a great all-rounder If you are looking for an ultra-compact digital camera but don’t want to compromise on the features, technology or price, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H3 is ideal.
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11 June 2007
  • Summary: This could be a camera to take on a holiday. The Panasonic TZs have the advantage of a 28mm focal length at the wide end of the zoom, which would sway us towards that camera, but the Sony is better in the image noise department, producing slightly cleaner images.
  • Pros: The picture quality from the camera is generally good. The multi-zone autofocus system must be turned off for satisfactory results. If it is left on an unacceptable number of photos will be out of focus. The camera is very responsive with little or no shutter lag. Image stabilisation is effective...
  • Cons: The auto white balance is poor. Photos taken in open shade may have a colour cast anywhere from magenta to orange. The LCD screen is unsatisfactory as a viewfinder and for review of images. We found that pictures that looked dreadful on LCD review were acceptable on the PC monitor.
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Sony Cybershot DSC H3: Zajímavý hybrid v praxi

3 February 2013
  • Excerpt: V dnešní recenzi se podíváme na jednu z posledních novinek od společnosti Sony - model Cybershot DSC H3, který má být odpovědí na konkurenční kompaktní ultrazoomy. Sony H3 nabídne 10x optický stabilizovaný zoom, rozlišení 8 MPix a kompaktní rozměry. A jaká je kvalita výstupů a praktické zkušenosti?
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Téměř do kapsy: Sony Cyber-shot H3

12 November 2008
  • Conclusion: Podobně jako ostatní výrobci, tak i Sony se snaží bodovat jednoduchým ultrazoomem kapesního provedení. U Cyber-shotu, kde tuto koncepci použil poprvé se to výrobci podařilo na půl, fotoaparát sice nedosahuje rozměrů svého vyspělejšího bratříčka Cyber-shot H9, není však ani malým kompaktem, který bez...
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Overall 8

Test: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3 (Digitalkamera)

CHIP Online
1 November 2008
  • Conclusion: Mit der H3 ist Sony eine tolle und leistungsfähige Kamera gelungen, die bestimmt viele Fotografen anspricht – zumal der Preis von etwa 240 Euro sehr günstig ist. Jedoch hätte die H3 ein etwas schärferes Display verdient, selbst wenn sich der Preis dadurch um 30 oder 40 Euro verteuert hätte.
  • Pros: Sehr gute Bildqualität, Sehr schnell, Günstig
  • Cons: Monitorauflösung
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