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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73

alaTest has collected and analyzed 482 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the performance and portability are generally positive. The price and image quality also get good feedback. Many are negative about the energy efficiency and focus. Opinions about the shutter and flash are different.

usability, image quality, price, portability, performance

focus, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the performance and portability are generally positive. The price and image quality also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the zoom.

usability, image quality, price, portability, performance

zoom

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 113 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Opinions about the design and performance are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the glare and focus, while there are some mixed opinions about the memory and reliability.

usability, price, portability, performance, design

focus, glare

73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Sony DSC P73

 

Sony DSC P73 Review. Thsi si a fairly standard point and shoot digital camera, but I was very impressed with the quality of my test picture. Looking at its low price it offers very good value for money.

Build quality ; Ease of use ; Rechargeable batteries and a charger supplied by Sony

LCD screen is the minimum size - 1.5

"Excellent all round digital camera. One of the few digital cameras I have tested that was able to take good shots indoors as well as out. Good set of features, but still easy to use. Highly recommended."

Nov, 2004

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

Sony DSC-P73

 

Physical Views The DSC-P73 and a CD for size comparison. The 5-megapixel DSC-P93 and the 4-megapixel DSC-P73. Go to Page Two Sony DSC-P73 Specifications Image Device: 1/2.7" 4.1 Megapixel Effective Sony Super HAD™ CCD Still Image Sizes: 4M   2304x1728...

Jun, 2004

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (cnet.com.au)

Sony Cyber Shot DSC-P73

 

A good, basic snapshot camera with a splash of manual controls.

Affordable ; Easy to use ; Fast continuous shooting for its class ; Minimal shutter lag ; Accepts accessory lenses ; Comes bundled with AA nickel-metal-hydride batteries and charger

Flimsy port cover ; Manual aperture limited to two selections ; Small LCD with tiny icons

Our test photos were generally good but not extraordinary for this camera's class. Although some of our outdoor test shots were on the cool side, as whites were tinged with a slight bluish cast, the camera generally produced accurate and well-saturated...

Feb, 2005

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Sony Cybershot DSC-P73 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

The 4-megapixel, 3x-zoom DSC-P73 is a fairly impressive upgrade to last year's P72 model, including a higher-resolution CCD, and greatly expanded features, all for a lower introductory price than the P72 carried. The DSC-P73 is thus a strong competitor...

Sony's P-series digital cameras have been perennial favorites with consumers, being quintessential examples of the "all around" digicam. They offer a very respectable assortment of features and sophisticated capabilities, with good image quality, good...

Jul, 2004

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Sony DSC-P73

 

The Sony PSC-P73 is a 3x Optical zoom camera with a 4 megapixel sensor. It shoots at 1.3 frames per second. Using a high speed memory stick it captures video at TV quality resolution (VGA) - 30 frames per second. UK/European Readers buy the Sony...

Fore more information on the Sony DSC-P73 read the following press release from Sony announcing it and 3 other DSC-P cameras today

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"only if I can get a mode control button???"

 

darn thing apparently snapped off and mode control button is missing...great camera otherwise...how do I get another one???

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"Great Camera"

 

Great Camera, good memory stick options, with high quality video.

Aug, 2005

Consumer review (newegg.com)

SONY DSC-P73 Silver 4.1MP 1.5", 67K LCD 3X Optical Zoom Digital Camera

 

Very nice camera, takes very clear pictures. I would recommend purchasing a new memory card, since the stock card is only 16MB ( which only holds about 8, high quality pictures )

Sep, 2004

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73

 

Or telephoto coverage? Sony has a wide angle and two telephoto conversion lenses made especially for the DSC-P73 (and the 5-megapixel DSC-P93) as well as a host of 30mm filters. The DSC-P73 is powered by a pair of standard AA type batteries, Sony...

MPEG Movie: 640x480 VX Fine w/audio at 30fps (Memory Stick Pro required),

No

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73

 

At a reasonable price? The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P73 is just the camera for you. The DSC-P73 features all of the extras you would expect from a camera twice its price, such as 5 area multi-point auto focus, slow shutter noise reduction, manual exposure...

Great

None

Jan, 2009

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