The placement of the viewfinder helps prevent nose smudges on the LCD display. This is kind of an awkward part of the review to discuss the P72’s Smart Zoom feature, but here goes. As with all Imaging Resource product tests, I encourage you to let your own eyes be the judge of how well the camera performed. Picky Details Information on shooting speed, battery life, etc. Many of these options are locked unless you’re in Program mode. For standard point-and-shoot operation, the most basic features flash, zoom, and macro and self-timer modes have external controls, while settings like White Balance, Exposure Compensation, etc. While you’re at it, download the PDF manual and quickstart guide as well.

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Another feature I wish more manufacturers would emulate, even on lower-end cameras. The zoom and scroll feature my term allows you to zoom up to 5X into your photo, and then scroll around in it. Find information and receive instant notifications about your product.

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If this all sounds too good to be true, keep in mind that you cannot use the zoom lens during filming. Recently, I accidentally dropped my camera while using it, and now the lens will not open.

Maybe my next one will have more zoom. Zooming out from the normal-sized single image view brings up an index display of tiny “thumbnail” images. Show less Show more. The DSC-P72 is easy to use for rank beginners, but has enough flexibility to handle a range of conditions.


Never miss an update again! Despite their being packed in the box with many cameras, they simply don’t have the juice to handle typical digicam demands. Still, this ridge is small enough that you’ll probably want to keep the wrist strap securely in place while shooting. Missing AC power cord. Some of the more advanced playback features include: Four Way Arrow Pad: Visit our Community and share your experiences and solutions with other Sony customers.

This distortion is visible as a slight colored fringe around the objects at the edges of the field of view on the resolution target. The following three page Set-Up menu automatically displays when entering this mode: USB Driver for Connection.

DCRP Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

You can override the exposure with an exposure compensation adjustment though, a necessary feature for shooting subjects that are uniformly light or dark overall.

Picky Details Information on shooting speed, battery life, etc.

Burst 2 mode will take two shots consecutively, with an interval between shots of 0. Pracically perfect in every way I love this camera. Plus it takes away all ycbershot the hassel of having to deal with film. Best Selling in Digital Cameras See all. Below the Mode dial and adjacent to the Menu and Display buttons, this five button control pad features four arrow keys and a center “OK” button.


This is a fairly typical range, slightly biased toward the telephoto end relative to the more common mm range found on many 3x zoom-equipped cameras.

April 14, Printer Friendly Version. Of course, to get that kind of life with replacement batteries, you’ll need to make sure that they’re mAh as well — and they’re not that easy to find. The LCD menu system offers the following options:. Note that this crop was enlarged slightly so you can see the detail.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

Camera Modes and Menus Record Mode: Directly to the left of the lens is cybersyot AF illuminator, which helps to light up the subject in low-light situations, to assist in focusing.

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Have a look at the photo gallery and decide for yourself. Overall this is the best camera I’ve ever had! I love this camera.