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Konica Minolta Dimage Z3

by Medtech / April 27, 2005 11:27 PM PDT

Hello Sir:

For one of the cnet users, you have suggested buying Minolta Dimage Z3, which I am interested to buy too - based on its features. However, there are not many user opinions or reviews in camera websites.

The 2 reviews that are available said the opposite.

DC Resource says: The image quality is subpar (ususally we would look at the image quality first rather than lng lens etc)

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/minolta/dimage_z3-rev

Megapixel.net says: The image quality is best even at the long end of the zoom.

Which is true? Can anyone help me? There are not any/many user opinions or reviews on this camera. Please feel free to comment on any other qualities other than image q, if you know, please.

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Picture Quality
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / April 28, 2005 12:08 AM PDT

If you have concerns about photo quality,
you should see for yourself.

Here is a link (part of a review) that has sample photos from the Z3.

They are full size (4 meg) so you examine them carefully.

The Knoica Minolta Z5 is now available - it has 5 megapixels and should show even more detail. Amazon.com shows it priced at $390.

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I forgot to add the link to the photos
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / April 28, 2005 12:10 AM PDT
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Thank you very much Sir !
by Medtech / April 28, 2005 12:25 AM PDT

The photos in the link that you have sent look good to me. I wanted to buy initially Panasonic DMC z-5/ z-15 but the real issue with panasonic is their warranty is only 3 months and those cams record only 340 x 480 movies. I know camera is for camera but in certain times, we can't carry both camera and camcorder. So, having VGA quality movie helps.

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