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3.8 out of 10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V1

The DSC-V1 Cyber-shot Digital Camera from Sony packs an array of Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V1

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Overall 8
8.4
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 9
8.5
Construction 9
8.5

Expert Review

DP Review
22 January 2004
  • 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. It's notably smaller and lighter than the competition yet can still produce the goods from an image quality point of view and has the majority of the manual controls you could need.
  • 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 seconds), Feels very responsive, always ready to shoot, Very fast write times to Memory Stick, Compact size, light weight, Silent focus and zoom motors, Good build quality, Unique H...
  • 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 shooting capability (always 3 frames), TIFF file save locks camera during write operation, No RAW format, Average battery life (I'd recommend a second battery), No user settings / m...
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Overall 8
7.8

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V1

CNET
7 October 2003
  • Conclusion: Fort de sa bonne qualité d’image, de son zoom optique 4x et de sa multitude de fonctions, l’appareil photo numérique de 5 mégapixels signé Sony ravira les passionnés de photos. Un vrai compact qui se transporte partout.
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