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Old Nov 1, 2005, 11:17 AM   #1
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Here is the new DSC-T9 sony camera. It must be a better 'picture taking' camera than the T7 as it is slightly thicker and has enchanced features, i think a review is really needed on this camera though to see its comparison.

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Old Nov 1, 2005, 3:46 PM   #2
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Lookspretty nice. Finally, Sony has IS for the small cams!

This is Sony's response to the 6 MP Casio EX-S600. It's good to see the opening price is $449 vs. $499! Competition. This should have a ripple effect for all compact digicams.

Problem with these T series cameras are the weak flash, and dim blurry pics...I take a lot of indoor pics with family and friends. If it were stronger, I would probably buy it. I have a feeling that Sony is fibbing about the "improved iso" to stop the blurry pics.

Sony needs to make the flash for the T series, more like the W series flash.

I think Iwill wait for the W Series to come out with a cam with IS, before I get another Sony compact.
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Old Nov 1, 2005, 5:27 PM   #3
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Reminds me of the Konica/Minolta X1 released in July


Reminds me of it a lot, actually.

As for the High ISO, I think noise ninja/neat image will do a good job making low-light digicam shots worth taking.

Can't wait for some sample shots.
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Old Nov 2, 2005, 10:08 AM   #4
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I would tend to agree with ArchStanton about Sony fibbing about the higher ISO...without noise. The flash on these babies is just too tiny to be effective for more than 5 ft. away, but we'll have to wait and see. If I had to bet, I'd bet phhhhht....

Same issue goes with my other top contender, the soon-to-be-releaseased Sanyo CPV-C6 with digital stabilization. Miniscule flash as well, but at least this model will have some redeye reduction. Much more expensive though, but 5x otpical zoom. Larger too.
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Old Nov 15, 2005, 1:51 PM   #5
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Samples of Sony DSC-T9:


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Old Jan 30, 2006, 2:34 PM   #6
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I think the T9 is great in daylight but have found that you often get hazy blotches on flash photography in particularly dark places. Sony manual says this is dust reflection, I think it is lens reflections. Whichever it is , its annoying. There are a couple of example photos on this site below

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