Excerpt: This is my first digital camera, and I am very happy with my purchase. This camera is packed with features, very easy to use, and is extremely compact for a 5 Megapixel model with 4x optical zoom -- it fits easily into the chest pocket of my jacket.My only complaints are minor: First, to save...
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Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot Review is based on a production
model. All sample images are unretouched, except
where specified. The
Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot is compact, light,
extremely fast, and gives great results -- a perfect
combination for discreet street photography.
Conclusion: Here's my rating of the Sony DSC-V1: (5 megapixel prosumer) Sony have done it again, the DSC-V1 is a camera which can easily appeal to a wide range of buyers. It's small enough to be carried out more yet featured enough to still be attractive to the prosumer owner.
Pros: Above average resolution, good tonal balance, good color response, Very low noise, even at higher ISO (best of the bunch), Image processing parameter control (contrast, saturation and sharpening), Very fast auto focus, the fastest we have seen to date, Relatively quick startup (just over 3 second...
Cons: Poor auto white balance outdoors indirect sunlight, Some mild chromatic aberrations visible in extreme circumstances, Some 'halo' sharpening artifacts visible around dark detail, No manual focus magnification / confirmation, Menu system while functional is looking tired, Limited continuous shooti...
DSC-V1 ($699) is easily one of the most anticipated
cameras of 2003. It appears to be going after two types of buyers:
those considering the Canon PowerShot G3 (read
our review), and
those who want Sony's DSC-F717 (read
our review) in a smaller
Pros: Good photo quality (though see negatives below), Fast performance (except when writing TIFF file), Hot shoe for external flash, Amazing Hologram AF laser focusing system, Support for add-on lenses, filters, NightShot and NightFraming are semi-useful, Full manual controls, Support for USB 2.0, Liv...
Cons: Drab colors in photos, noise levels higher than I'd like; some purple fringing, Redeye, Expensive camera, even more expensive Memory Stick Pro cards (for larger capacities), No diopter correction knob, Watch those fingers: left hand fingers can block flash, right hand fingers block optical viewfi...
Summary: Sony's new Cyber-shot DSC-V1 includes some of the most advanced features of the DSC-F717 such as the 5.0-megapixel effective imager, Nightframing, NightShot and Hologram Laser AF-Assist and puts them into a compact body style closely resembling the DSC-S85.
Summary: The 5-megapixel DSC-V1 offers a great combination of features and performance in a relatively small body. While it’s smaller than its prime competitors – the Canon G5 and the Nikon 5400 – there are even smaller models in this month’s company.
Excerpt: Il massimo della fotografia grazie alla fotocamera digitale Sony Cyber-shot Dsc V1 da 5,0 megapixel effettivi con zoom ottico 4x, obiettivo Carl Zeiss® Vario Sonnar® e funzioni fotografiche avanzate. (fonte: produttore) 02-02-2006
Excerpt: Le Sony DSC-V1 a tout d'un grand appareil : 5 Mpxls, des fonctionnalités uniques (mode Night Framing pour des photos parfaites dans l'obscurité par exemple), une compacité plus importante que ses concurrents...