Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F505V
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Value for money 10
Ease of use 9
Picture quality 9
22 July 2015
Excerpt: The F505 has caused quite a stir over the last couple of weeks, it's announcement clouded in secrecy and cleverly exposed day by day until we were presented with the full specifications.
Pros: Excellent overall image quality, Very good white balance, Well implemented manual features: good manual focus, good manual white balance, Good program modes: Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Night modes, Good quality, sharp lens system with excellent zoom range (38mm - 190mm), Relatively good...
Cons: Overly aggressive JPEG compression modes, No uncompressed image format, No anti-red-eye flash mode, No external flash connectivity (no flash synch), No ISO control, No internal memory buffer - you have to wait for image to be written to MemoryStick before shooting next image, Some controls would ...
Conclusion: Here's my rating of the Sony DSC-F505V: (3 megapixel class) The DSC-F505V has managed to overtake the Nikon Coolpix 990 (in my opinion) for and great combination of image quality and value for money (especially with that big lens).
Pros: Sharp, high resolution and vividly coloured images, Little or no visible red channel noise, High quality Carl Zeiss designed lens, Big, usable 5 x zoom, Excellent available controls on outside of camera, Silent focus & zoom mechanism, One-push manual white balance, Manual focus ring on lens barre...
Cons: Slow, both in start up but more importantly focusing, lag and between shots, Some Barrel distortion at wide angles and Pincushion at Tele, No viewfinder, Aperture priority mode crippled by minimum 1/30s shutter speed, Less manual features / flexibility than some of the competition, Lack of "in be...