Which Digital Camera is suggested?

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Oct 16, 2008
  1. kevenka
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    As the topic says...I can't tell which Camera to buy -.-
    Penasonic, Olympic; Canon...they all have around 8 Mpx and have the similar settings...any feedbacks on what you guys use? which one would you suggest for a guy who wants to invest in a good camera that has high quality pictures, last long(batteries), and is portable?
     
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    We've had a topic like this before...

    What price range are you looking for? What type?

    I own a Nikon D90 Digital SLR, Canon Powershot S3IS and a Canon Powershot SD1000.

    SLR, Superzoom and Ultra Compact

    All have great battery life and take great pictures.

    Right off the bat, I'll suggest these following models:

    - Canon Powershot SD1100 IS (a good all rounder with image stabilizer, affordable price, great battery life and excellent picture quality)
    - Nikon Coolpix S52 (another good all rounder) or S60 (if you can afford it as it is all touch screen....I'm not a fan of touch screen cameras though...mind you I find the Nikon interfaces a bit odd)
    - Panasonic LUMIX TZ4 or TZ5 (wide angle + super zoom + Leica lens + generally compact)
     
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    I'll do some search engine on it then. Had no idea, thanks renegae.
     
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    ive got a ricoh R6 its a couple of years old but the picture quality is amazing for a compact camara
    i think ricoh make top of the range camaras the newest compact model is the ricoh R10 which should be amazing as well
     
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    I use a sony DSC-h5 myself, it works really well, but I am nothing like a pro or anything...

    Don't get too hung up on megapixels though.... unless you are printing large posters or something. the optics are more important.
     
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    I have been doing a lot of reading. I am really wanting a high quality compact pocket camera. I decided I'll probably stick with Canon since they are really well known for the digital cameras... now problem is...which one should I get? sd1100 looks good, but what makes the others so much pricier besides Megapixels?
     

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