The numbering is maintained as you erase and swap Memory Sticks. The DSC-P72’s optical viewfinder is a little tight, showing approximately 80 percent frame accuracy at wide angle, and approximately 84 percent at telephoto. Click on one any of the thumbnails below for a larger view. Community A place where you can find solutions and ask questions. So how does the photo quality stand up? Chrome Download the latest version.

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The DSC-P72’s top panel is fairly smooth and flat, featuring only the Shutter and Power buttons, both of which barely protrude from the camera’s surface.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

If you want to see an “ideal” version of this shot, click here to see the photo I took with my Canon D60 at the same time. The arrow keys navigate through any settings menu, and the OK button confirms menu selections. If a point-and-shoot camera is what you’re looking for, the P72 is absolutely worth a look.

Why is it important to use the correct supplied USB-cable with my product? Recently, I accidentally dropped my camera while using it, and now the lens will not open. At the top left, you’ll find the flash, which has a working range of 0. An AF illuminator lamp on the front of the camera cybdrshot focus at low light levels, a very handy feature I wish more digicam manufacturers would add to their cameras.


In Auto mode, the P72 is totally point-and-shoot. Photos in this gallery were shot by Gibbs Frazeur or Stephanie Boozer. Register your product Get access to all information, keep your product up to date and enjoy great deals.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72 Specs – CNET

The basic photo information shown on the LCD is very limited. Zooming out from the normal-sized single image view brings up an index display of tiny “thumbnail” images. Show More Show Less. The power button and shutter release can be found over to the right, and that’s about it. I’ve gotten so many emails about power issues for digicams, that I’m now inserting this standard notice in the reviews of all AA-powered cameras on our site.

The other choices are all scene modes, where the camera chooses the best settings for each situation. Exposure is automatically controlled at all times on the DSC-P72, great for novices and casual users looking dwc simplicity.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72 3.2MP Digital Camera – Silver

Feedback Jeff welcomes your comments or questions. The DSC-P72 has a very good bundle.

On my “Davebox” test though, the P72 distinguished the subtle pastel tones on the Q60 target well, and shadow detail actually looked pretty good. Below I listed my top pros and cons of the camera: The only thing to see over here is the Memory Stick slot, which has a plastic cover. It looks like JavaScript is disabled in your browser.


Select a language English. Just as important as an extra memory card is a tool to rescue your ;72 when one of your cards fails at some point in the future.

The camera displays an error beginning with E: In Movie exposure mode, the camera captures either xor x pixel resolution moving images with sound for as long as the memory card has available storage space.

This is useful when trying to quickly change cyberhsot settings, as you don’t have to fish through menu options. Well, overall I recommend its purchasing, good value to price. Pressing the “T” side of the same control lets you zoom in on an image, up to 5x. There are two new program scene modes; Beach scene emphasizes the natural color of the water, Snow scene is used when photographing a predominantly white scene; such as a snow scape.

The camera shows up on the desktop automatically when it is plugged in. About Batteries Time for my standard battery tirade. Three Megapixel, 3x zoom.