Up or down? - created by carousel


Up or down?
Favs: 2SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/28Score: 62.9% (47)6731 views

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85
3.8 megapixel
announced in 2001
(5 years and 1738 days ago)

avatar friiskiwi
friiskiwi says:

beautiful, but not sure if 3.8 qualifies, and I bet it wasn't cheap when new.

author says:

What does cheap mean? When I bought it in 2003, it was a 2 years old camera, so it was cheap then. The technology develops so quickly. Let's compare a new 3mp mobile phone camera and a 9 years old digital camera. Which one has better sensor, better features?
If the mod says the 3.8mp is too much, I will raise red flag.

avatar Isabella2006

What a lovely place!

avatar jawshoewhah
jawshoewhah [banned] says:

The author has a point. There's no specifics as far as how old the camera has to be. GL!

avatar locksmagic

Compared to the newer dslr cameras that some of us are using, like the d90 or the 7d a 3.8 mp camera is very cheap!

author says:

Well, unfortunately my 3.8mp entry is the highest in this contest, but I think the resolution is not the most important parameter of a cheap camera. The features and the technical issues of a 9 yrs old p&s camera make it really cheap.
Btw, the contestants usually upload reduced size photos into the contests (mostly less than 1mp), so the cameras' resolution do not give any advantage.

avatar Lelaina
Lelaina says:

Congrats for your second place, Carousel!

avatar adeincyprus

Congrats on your 2nd, great effort.

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