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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F505

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F505. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and image quality. The lens and performance are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the battery and shutter.

portability, performance, lens, image quality, zoom

usability, price, screen, shutter, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F505 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Sony DSC-F505 Review

 

The F505 has caused quite a stir over the last couple of weeks, it's announcement clouded in secrecy and cleverly exposed day by day until we were presented with the full specifications. This is a camera which combines elements from many different...

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Sony DSC-F505

 

The new Sony DSC-F505 CyberShot is radically different from all the other 2- megapixel digicams with the exception of the Nikon Coolpix 950. It has a swiveling (+90 to -50 degrees) zoom lens that rotates independantly of the LCD display. The

If you can live with the limitations of an LCD-only camera then you'll probably be quite satisfied with the F505. If not then I suggest that you look at one of the other cameras that offers both an LCD and an optical viewfinder.

Jun, 1999

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Sony DSC-F505 Digital Camera Review

 

Sony has long been a dominant player in the digital camera field with their Mavica(tm) line of floppy-disk based cameras. (Before you email us, yes, we'll be testing some of the Mavica units in the near future.) At the high end of the market though,...

Dec, 1999

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F505

 

The new Sony DSC-F505 CyberShot is radically different from all the other 2- megapixel digicams with the exception of the Nikon Coolpix 950. It has a swiveling (+90 to -50 degrees) zoom lens that rotates independantly of the LCD display. The F505...

Excellent lens quality and zoom factor

Requires both hands, makes those photography classes a waste of money

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F505

 

The new Sony DSC-F505 CyberShot is radically different from all the other 2- megapixel digicams with the exception of the Nikon Coolpix 950. It has a swiveling (+90 to -50 degrees) zoom lens that rotates independantly of the LCD display. The F505...

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Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Zeiss optics and 5x zoom

 

The proposal differs Sony camera immediately as high-end, however, suggesting an impressive outfit at a price after all aligned to the market. The futuristic Cyber-shot DSC-F505 is makes it interesting for photographers with other semi features, among...

Zeiss optics and 5x zoom

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Jan, 2009

Consumer review (reviewstream.com)

Sony DSC-F505

 

I would definitely recommend this camera to anyone who is serious about their photography. If you buy it new it is pricey, but it is worth every cent in my opinion! The quality and clarity of the pictures you take couldn’t be better, they usually need...

Apr, 2008

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