Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

Announced Feb 24, 2003 •
3 megapixels | 1.5 screen | 39 – 117 mm (3×)

You can do better... This was my second digital camera. My first was the delightful little Sony DSC-U10, so I thought the P72 would be a big step up: better resolution, optical zoom, bigger screen. Unfortunately, it's been a disappointment. The resolution and features are mediocre at best, and the battery life is brutally short. It's a better camera than the little U10, but not by enough since it's also bulkier, less intuitive and less reliable (thanks to the battery issues). My next ...

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Bad experience with this one. Bought this camera online, because I had an older cybershot that had been great. 2 months after purchase (and careful handling) all of the buttons on the back stopped working. It was immediately after connecting it to my laptop and transferring photos over. Every button on the back was completely useless - pushing them brought no results at all. So I could take photos, just couldn't change any settings. Tried resetting it to factory and was on the phone with tech ...

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