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Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 217 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and zoom. The image quality and price also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the color and viewfinder. Comments about the memory and storage are mixed.

usability, price, image quality, zoom, performance

low-light, viewfinder, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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

Review of the Konica Minolta Dimage Z10 - Digital SLR Reviews

 

Speedy, X-ray gun styled number boasting a 10x zoom, a start up of 1/2 sec and focusing at 3/10 sec, thanks to a hybrid autofocus system...

Expert review by : Peter Rojas (engadget.com)

Review of Konica Minolta's new DiMAGE Z10 digital camera

 

Imaging Resource has a review of the DiMAGE Z10, Konica Minolta's new 3.2 megapixel with an 8x optical zoom lens and a startup time of just half a second which is meant as sort of a budget-entry to their Z-series of cameras. They like it, but they...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Eamon Hickey (cnet.com)

Konica Minolta Dimage Z10 review

 

Intro Konica Minolta's Dimage Z10 is the lowest-end unit in the company's Z series of unusual-looking megazooms. It pairs a 3-megapixel CCD with an 8X zoom lens and offers respectable performance as well as a feature set flexible enough for midlevel...

Comprehensive feature set; 8X zoom lens; solid image quality.

Switch Finder gives subpar image in viewfinder mode; maximum aperture at wide-angle setting only f/3.2; autofocus sometimes indecisive.

This uniquely styled Konica Minolta Dimage Z10 megazoom isn't tops in any single category, but it offers pretty good bang for the buck.

Jan, 2005

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

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10

 

Continue on to Features & Controls DiMAGE Z10 Specifications Number of effective pixels Approx. 3.2 million CCD 1/2.5-type interline primary-color CCD with a total of approx. 3.3 million pixels Camera sensitivity AUTO and 64, 100, 200, and 400 ISO...

Aug, 2004

Expert review by : Eamon Hickey (cnet.com.au)

Konica Minolta Dimage Z10

 

A big zoom range sets this 3-megapixel camera apart from the crowd.

Comprehensive feature set ; 8X zoom lens ; Solid image quality

Switch Finder gives subpar image in viewfinder mode ; Maximum aperture at wide-angle setting only f/3.2 ; Autofocus sometimes indecisive

A fair percentage of our test shots were modestly underexposed, which we consider a minor annoyance. We also noted some reddish skin tones in outdoor shots in shade or under overcast conditions, and this appears to be caused by slight white-balance...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by (photographyblog.com)

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10 Review

 

The recommended retail price of the Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10 in the UK is £199, in Europe 299€ and in the USA $329

The Konica MinoltaDiMAGE Z10 is an amazing camera at an amazing price which you should go and buy at once - it's as simple as that. Konica Minolta have bucked the trend by designing an entry level camera that will allow your photography skills to...

Nov, 2004

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

By default, the Z10 employs a Multi-Segment metering system, which reads multiple areas throughout the frame to determine the exposure. Through the Record menu, however, you can opt for Spot or Center-Weighted metering modes. The right and left arrow...

Aug, 2004

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10

 

Do note that the street price is accurate at the time in which this section was written and is likely to change

Excellent value ; Very good photo quality ; Full manual controls ; Supports wide-angle conversion lens ; High quality (but small) LCD ; LCD still usable in low light situations ; Good redeye test performance ; Nice macro mode ; Can use optical zoom in...

Above average purple fringing; some jaggies in images ; Low light focusing wasn't great; no AF-assist lamp ; No sound in movie mode ; Plastic body feels a bit cheap ; Continued concerns about durability of Switch Finder ; No door over memory card slot...

All-in-all, this is a great ultra zoom camera for the money, as long as you don't mind silent movies!

Feb, 2008

Expert review by (photoaxe.com)

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10 Digital Camera Review

 

Konica Minolta Z10 has a silver solid plastic futurisc design except the black placstic lens cap. This ultra-zoom (however, the 8x is the least amount of zoom in the DiMAGE Z-series) is easy to hold and has the important controls well-placed. If you...

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10 - Konica Minolta dimage z10

 

Excellent valueVery good photo qualityFull manual controlsSupports wide-angle conversion lensHigh quality (but small) LCDLCD still usable in low light situationsGood redeye test performanceNice macro modeCan use optical zoom in movie modeHistograms in...

Above average purple fringing ; some jaggies in imagesLow light focusing wasn't great ; no AF-assist lampNo sound in movie modePlastic body feels a bit cheapContinued concerns about durability of Switch FinderNo door over memory card slotCamera bundle...

For those seeking a real bargain in the ultra zoom category, the Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10 is it. You'll have to give up a few things compared to the competition, but overall it's a great camera for the money. You won't find too many cameras with a...

Sep, 2004

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