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TheCameraStoreTV tests the Sony DSC-R1 from 2005


Back in 2005, right before Sony started the Alpha series of interchangeable lens cameras, they released a weird bridge camera with an outstanding lens and enormous APS-C sensor. Is this camera the great grandparent of modern mirrorless cameras? TCSTV’s Chris Niccolls took the Sony R1 out on the streets of New York City to find out:

You can still buy this camera in used condition on Amazon and [shoplink 63835 ebay]eBay[/shoplink].

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