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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the price and performance are generally positive. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas the exposure and viewfinder get critical views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 review

 

Given the budget Cyber-shot DSC-S700's position at the rock-bottom of Sony's 2007 camera line, all you should really expect from it is the ability to take usable photos with minimal fuss. And by those standards, it passes muster. Just.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 has respectable performance for its class.

Unfortunately, it has some issues with photo quality.

Other models do budget better than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : PCMag Staff (pcmag.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S700

 

Preview of the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S700.

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Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Sony DSC-S700

 

Continue on to Features & Controls S700 Specifications Imager 7.2 megapixel effective, 1/2.5" (12mm) Sony Super HAD CCD Lens Sony 5.8 to 17.4 mm (35 - 105mm equivalent in 35mm), 6 elements in 5 groups Zoom 3x optical, 2x precision digital Aperture...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : Mike Pasini (imaging-resource.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera - Express Review - The Imaging Resource!

 

The 7.2 megapixel Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 features a 3x optical zoom lens with Sony branding, 2.4 inches 112,000 pixel LCD display, optical viewfinder, and a maximum sensitivity of ISO 1,000 equivalent. The Sony S700 has Auto and Programmed Auto...

Metal body ; Good heft ; 7.2 megapixel sensor ; High ISO sensitivity to 1,000 ; Up to 460 shots on two AA NiMH batteries ; Maximum aperture of f/2.8

Lack of detail in most shots, regardless of ISO ; Memory Stick Duo (not included) requires an adapter for many card readers ; Batteries not latched in compartment, easily fall out when removing card ; High chromatic aberration

Like other recent Sony models, the S700 uses Memory Stick Duo memory cards and comes with 24MB of internal memory. The Sony DSC-S700's interfaces include USB 2.0 (Hi-speed), A/V (NTSC or PAL), and DC input with multi-jack. Power is provided to the Sony...

Oct, 2007

Expert review by (photoaxe.com)

Sony Cybershot DSC-S700 Digital Camera Review

 

The S series from Sony is offering compact affordable cameras different from the ultra-compact stylish ones not just because of the design but also because these have less shooting options. The S700 in particular is a 7.2 megapixel camera with 3x...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by : Digital Camera Review (digitalcamerareview.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera Full Review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 was announced in mid January of this year.  The S series from Sony is their affordable, entry level line.  A previous model, the S600, ended up doing very well in the market.  The S700 is a 7.2 megapixel camera with 3x...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700

 

Other models do budget better than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700.

Respectable performance for its class

Unfortunately, it has some issues with photo quality

In the highly competitive low-end camera market, it takes a bit more work to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, the frill-free Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 can't quite keep up with better same-priced models like the Canon PowerShot A550 or Sony's...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 has respectable performance for its class.

Unfortunately, it has some issues with photo quality.

Other models do budget better than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Sony Cybershot DSC-S700

 

The Sony Cybershot DSC-S700 is a 7.2 megapixel (CCD) compact camera with a 3x Optical Zoom lens. It features a 2.4 inch LCD screen (with 112,000 pixels), an aperture range of f/2.8 to f/9.7, 24 megabytes of internal memory, macro focussing down to 2...

It features a 2.4 inch LCD screen (with 112,000 pixels), an aperture range of f/2.8 to f/9.7, 24 megabytes of internal memory, macro focussing down to 2 inches, ISO range of 100 - 1000 and a shutter speed range of 1 to 1/2000 second

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Pics - Great Price

 

Have found that 3mp setting gives the greatest bang/pic quality with 1gb pro duo card

Just got back from three week vacation to Scandinavia and Russia - took all outdoor pics on 'Auto' and most indoor pics on 'ISO' - 99% came out great - the other 1% were due to me moving camera too soon - Doh

None I have found - except with lack of viewfinder - outdoor viewing of lcd is very challenging

Aug, 2007

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