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Cyber-shot DSC-S30 Digital Camera


Sony

Categories: Reviews: Equipment : Cameras : Digital Cameras : Compact Digital Cameras with Exposure Control

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Features:


  • 1.3 megapixel sensor captures images with enough detail to
    create 5 x 7 prints
  • 3x optical plus 2x digital zoom lens with autofocus
  • Included 4 MB MemoryStick holds 18 images at default resolution
  • Connects to Macs and PCs via USB port
  • Rechargeable Sony InfoLithium battery and AC adapter included


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First 10 of 16 Reviews  (see all user reviews)

Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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Ogun Yusuf

member since: 4/1/2006
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Early model digital camera very low pixels 1.3, like the folding and twisting veiw finder.
4/1/2006 9:26:20 PM
 
Ali M. Abu Ali

member since: 6/15/2005
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Rating: 1 out of 5
What I don't like about this camera is that it takes nearly a second for the picture to be taken. I can't shoot people while they are talking because it takes luck to capture the right moment.
6/15/2005 8:23:37 PM
 
Aub R G McLeod

member since: 5/14/2005
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
excellent learners camera
5/14/2005 4:04:39 PM
 
Burton C. Wise
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/16/2005
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
good starter camera
2/19/2005 3:17:05 PM
 
Marianne M. Fitts

member since: 2/11/2005
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Not many megapixels, but have had for years and like it very much. Will upgrade soon to Nikon Coolpix 5700
2/11/2005 2:02:39 PM
 
Danielle  L. Ramsey

member since: 1/20/2005
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Rating: 5 out of 5
this is my favotite picture of my dog that I have
1/20/2005 9:03:52 AM
 
Julie Wall
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 6/19/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Not a bad camera for beginners, and it can take some pretty decent shots...I wish it had a better zoom, however. :)
6/23/2004 2:34:37 PM
 
Julie Wall
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 6/19/2004
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
It's not a bad camera for a beginner, however, I really miss having manual settings. This camera is great for family snapshots and/or action shots, if you aren't looking to get totally serious about your photography. The zoom isn't bad for snapshots, but to get good nature photos, you practically have to be right on top of your subject, and 9 out of 10 times, MY subjects see me coming, so they fly/slither/run away. :)
6/19/2004 7:06:42 PM
 
Julia Simera
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/3/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Great camera to start out with. The only downfall is that you don't have a viewfinder. All pictures have to be taken by looking at your LCD screen...
5/11/2004 3:43:29 PM
 
Debbie M. Leftwich

member since: 4/27/2004
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Other than the lack of more megapixels, I've been very happy with the camera. Ease of use, choice of options, etc. have been fine for me up to this point.
4/27/2004 8:50:08 AM
 
Angie M. Smisson

member since: 3/18/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Meets my needs at this time.
3/18/2004 10:32:07 PM
 

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