Coolpix P5000 received + samples (large)

Started Mar 19, 2007 | Discussions thread
toughluck Veteran Member • Posts: 3,748
Re: Coolpix P5000 received + samples (large)

We received the P5000 in the store today, and frankly, I'm not impressed at all. We compared the results side-by-side (not a rudimentary test whatsoever), and the P5000 is a terrible camera, and not in a good way. Image quality is inferior to every other 10 megapixel camera (we didn't have the Sony N2 for comparison, but it did very poorly compared to Canon A640 even).

uneed wrote:

Hi all,

I just received my Coolpix P5000. Have only had time to play with
it for a couple of minutes.

My first thoughts:
• It's smaller than I thought, it will fit nicely in a jacket
pocket to carry around at most times.
• Lightweight
• Fast enough, allthough not superfast (much better than my Coolpix
990 which was my previous compact expericene )
• It seems very easy to use
• I have difficulties mounting it or the memory card on my Mac. I
have tried two different cards and reformated them and still it is
quite quirky to get them to mount. I have to look into this more
later tonight

Now to the important stuff - image quality. I'm not impressed so
far. I am including some samples that were taken right out of the
box in the office. I didn't make any settings in the camera at all
before I took this. I will post more samples once I have tested it
a bit more.

Lars Lindholm

Samples

http://www.uneed.com/images/DSCN0008.JPG
http://www.uneed.com/images/DSCN0009.JPG
http://www.uneed.com/images/DSCN0013.JPG

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