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Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 424 reviews of Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the price and performance are overall positive. The image quality and zoom are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the shutter and low light performance, and there are some mixed comments about the storage and flash.

usability, zoom, image quality, performance, price

durability, reliability, viewfinder, low-light, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 user reviews of Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price and performance. The zoom and image quality are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the shutter and reliability.

usability, image quality, zoom, performance, price

viewfinder, reliability, shutter

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the performance and portability. The zoom and image quality also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the shutter and flash.

usability, image quality, zoom, portability, performance

focus, durability, reliability, flash, shutter

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by (trustedreviews.com)

Z1 Digital Camera

 
Aug, 2005

Expert review by (photoxels.com)

Minolta DiMAGE Z1 Review

 

This Minolta DiMAGE Z1 Review is based on a production model. All sample images are unretouched, except where specified.

Jan, 2004

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Minolta - DiMage Z1

 

Standing out from the crowd on looks alone, the Minolta DiMage Z1 is a 3.2-megapixel camera with a 10x optical zoom, and should please both point-and-shoot and more advanced users with its mix of automatic and ...

Minolta's DiMage Z1 is a full-featured, long zoom camera, combining a simple interface and automatic settings with a full range of manual modes, enabling both the first time user and the more experienced photographer to get the full benefit of its...

Dec, 2003

Expert review by : What Digital Camera Magazine (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Review of the Konica Minolta Dimage Z1 - Digital SLR Reviews

 

Want lots of control and a 10x zoom with close focusing down to 11cm..?

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

Minolta DiMAGE Z1

 

Continue on to Page Two DiMAGE Z1 Specifications Number of effective pixels Approx. 3.2 million CCD 1/2.7-type interline primary-color CCD, total pixels: approx. 3.3 million Camera sensitivity Auto, ISO 50, 100, 200, 400 equivalents Lens construction...

Oct, 2003

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Minolta DiMAGE Z1 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

Based on my testing, I can confidently say that the Minolta DiMAGE Z1 is one of the best bargains on the market for a long-zoom digicam. I was quite impressed though, with the way the Z1 combined a novice-friendly design with a surprising array of...

The front of the Z1 is dominated by the large lens and handgrip. When powered on, the lens extends just under an inch from the camera front. A plastic lens cap clamps onto the lens for protection, and tethers to the camera body with a small strap. A...

Sep, 2003

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Minolta DiMAGE Z1

 

The Minolta Dimage Z1 is a space age looking camera and worth consideration if you are looking for a good mid level camera. The feature that stands out to me is its 10x optical zoom. The lens itself is said to be top quality and very quick auto...

The Minolta DiMage Z1 is only 3.2 megapixel which is adequate but in comparison to other SLR style digital cameras recently released its pretty average. Having said this its reasonably priced considering its excellent range of features

Nov, 2003

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Minolta DiMAGE Z1

 

How does the Z1 fare? Find out now

10X optical zoom lens ; Full manual controls ; Hot shoe ; Supports wide-angle conversion lens ; VGA movie mode, 30 frames/second ; One of the best LCDs I've seen ; Passive AF system (though I had trouble focusing in low light) ; Good redeye test...

Too much purple fringing / chromatic aberrations ; Colors seem dull at default saturation ; Mediocre low light focusing (night shots did not come out, difficulties around the office) ; Sound in movie mode appears to be out of sync with video (640 x...

[conclusion updated 10/20/03]

Oct, 2003

Expert review by (zdnet.com.au)

Minolta Dimage Z1

 

The 3.2-megapixel Dimage Z1 marks Konica Minolta's foray into a new range of digital cameras for photography enthusiasts.

Oct, 2003

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Great looks, great photos - this camera has it all!

 

Konica Minolta Dimage Z1 digital camera - I needed a camera that was fast enough to take sport/action pictures & that also had the...

Jun, 2004

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