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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 186 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70. 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. People really like the price and portability. The performance and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the storage and shutter. There are some mixed views about the color.

usability, image quality, performance, portability, price

shutter, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and performance. The portability and low light performance also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the flash and usability.

price, low-light, portability, performance, size

usability, flash

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

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviews about the price and portability are overall positive. The performance and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the shutter.

usability, image quality, performance, portability, price

shutter

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Highly Recommended!

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Sony DSC-S70

 

Sharp, high resolution and vividly coloured images, High quality Carl Zeiss designed lens, Very little chromatic abberations (thanks to the lens), Good selection of program modes: Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Night, Spot etc., Excellent...

Slow, both in start up but more importantly focusing, lag and between shots, Inaccurate live LCD preview (only ~90% view), Some Barrel distortion at wide angles, Aperture priority mode crippled by minimum 1/30s shutter speed, Less manual features /...

If you don't need all the bells and whistles that Nikon and Olympus offer and you're not looking for burst shooting speed then the DSC-S70 is a good choice (and you'll save about $100).

Jun, 2000

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Sony DSC-S70 Review

 

Sony surprised quite a few people with their announcement of the S70, not least I'm sure some of their competitors. Although most manufacturers claim to know what their competitors are doing some of Sony's recent moves must certainly have sent ripples...

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Sony DSC-S70

 

Here's the latest CyberShot from Sony, the DSC-S70 features a 1/1.8" 3.34 million pixel SuperHAD CCD imager that yields 2048 x 1536 uncompressed TIFF or finished JPEG still images. For optimum printing there is a 3:2 aspect ratio setting. The DSC-S70 can

So there you have it. Sony strikes again with an excellent camera that's easy to use, produces vivid and sharp images and comes with everything you need in the base package -- at about $200 less than the competition. It's digital inside and out but "looks

Feb, 2000

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Sony DSC-S70 Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

 

More than any other single company, Sony has dominated the digital camera market the last few years, thanks in large part to the easy computer interfacing offered by their Mavica(tm) line of floppy-disk based cameras. They've also been active at the...

May, 2000

Expert review by : PC Authority (pcauthority.com.au)

Sony DSC-S70

 

Solid, well featured, and great image quality make the Sony an option well worth considering.

Dec, 2005

Expert review by (zdnet.com.au)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S70

 

Almost everything about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70 is impressive. This 3-megapixel camera is an ideal selection for families and businesses who are willing to spend a little.

Sep, 2001

Expert review by (zdnet.com.au)

Sony CyberShot DSC-S70

 

DSC-S70 (AU$1,890 street) is a hybrid digital camera. It shoots excellent stills, but simply flick a switch and you can shoot up to 60 seconds of full-motion MPEG-1 video with sound

Aug, 2001

Consumer review (mysears.com)

THE FIRST AND ONLY DIGITAL CAMERA I OWN - SONY CYBERSHOT

 

THE FIRST AND ONLY DIGITAL CAMERA I OWN - SONY CYBERSHOT

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70

 

Problem just attach the optional Sony HVL-F1000 accessory TTL flash and plug it into the special sync connector. Battery power is no problem either, this camera is powered by the famous Sony infoLITHIUM rechargeable battery for hours of picture taking...

8 Megapixel

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Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S70

 

Not had any problems with Sony DSC-S70 but I like to see SONY making the focusing and light metering system faster. There is a 1 to 1 ½ second delay when I press the button and it takes the picture! ... Read review

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