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Sony Cybershot G1
Sony Cybershot G1

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Sony Cybershot G1

We've given the G1 a grade of C+.

Editor's Review

The Sony Cybershot G1 looks like an ultracompact, but it's a little bigger than you might first expect (or ever want). That's because they have to cram 1.86GB (yes, gigabytes) of internal memory into this camera, not to mention a Wi-Fi adapter for wireless photo transfers. Oh, and there's a 3.5-inch LCD screen. Yes, that extra bulk is there for a reason, and it might be a good enough reason to pick up the G1. With the G1, you can even ignore buying a Memory Stick card to store your photos, as the ample internal memory can hold 600 best-quality photos at a time.

For the $600 price tag, we wish they had buffed up the actual camera specs a little. 6 megapixels, 3x optical zoom... it's pretty run-of-the-mill at this point. We're not sure that the extra use as a portable photo album is worth an extra money, especially when you can pick up an arguably better digital camera with higher specs for about half that.


  • 6 megapixels
  • 3x optical zoom / 6x digital zoom
  • JPEG file format
  • Movie mode with sound
  • Auto focus and exposure
  • ISO 80-1000
  • Sony SuperSteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Memory Stick storage (1.86GB internal)
  • 3.5-inch LCD
  • Lithium Ion battery
  • Part Number: DSCG1.CEH
  • UPC: 4905524409772
  • Release Date: Mar 16, 2007

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