Minolta DiMAGE G500

Announced Aug 7, 2003 •
5 megapixels | 1.5 screen | 39 – 117 mm (3×)

This camera delivers poor picture quality. It is immediatley noticable after the first few pics. It does not deliver focus shots, no matter how steady I try to hold it. Very poor shots in indoor low lighting situations. Also if the subjects moves skightly it delivers blur pics. Flaash comes on in almost all indoor pics. Nice construction. easy to use, but very poor features. Will return to dealer if I can for a Sony DSC-V1. I already have a Sony P1 and 717, both cameras deliver great ...

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I own this camera. My brothers son wouldn't use it and gave it to me in exchange for my Vion MP3 player. A good trade indeed I used it and it's not bad but the image is a problem. It is fast however and well made but I need a camera that takes quality images and this just doesn't do it. I'll stick with my 450/550 combination (I own the 450, my daughter owns the 550). Shots vieweable on my website if you want to see. His camera was not defective as it was tested by Konica. He has since bought ...

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I was very disappointed with this camera. The other reviews on this site made me suspect that it would be a great little camera for my wife, as I always seem to take my Sony DSP-9 wherever I go (I've been very impressed with the DSP-9). I'm surprised that anyone could like this camera...perhaps the other reviews were written by Minolta employees with stock options? ;) The construction of the camera is impressive, with an all metal body that has a good heavy, solid feel. The startup time is ...

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