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Sony 828 first impressions

Steven M. Scharf
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"bmoag" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Most of what I have read about this camera, especially on this group, is
> completely baseless. I was half ready to send the camera back to Sony

> I got it. I think the size of the sensor's pixel count is causing pixel

> among the susceptible.
> This is an astounding camera. It is not the best all purpose all

> camera. Neither is any Nikon, Canon, Olympus or Minolta. I own a lot of
> those. But the quality of the 828 images has to be seen directly, all
> 22.8mbs, to be appreciated.
> Noise and color fidelity are non-issues in the real world


This is a camera to be avoided at any cost (well maybe at $300 it should not
be avoided). To be fair, the CA may be the result of the defective coating,
as described in another post, and it can be RMA'd for a a fix. Still, it's
hard to see paying $800 for the 828, given all it's problems.

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