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Lytro Light Field Camera

Lytro Light Field Camera

from  $190+
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69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Lytro's debut camera only shines when taking well-lit pictures with multiple focus layers, but the technology is promising, and we suspect it's only a matter of time before all cameras work this way.

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69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

60
hilspawn
The Lytro Light Field Camera is a very cool camera if you like to walk around...read more
50
Deeder
A disappointing product with a lot of problems. - Engadget
70
tmp
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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