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Which Camera is better?

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Which Camera is better?

As in my previous thread http://www.redflagdeals.com/forums/reco ... se-800208/

I am looking for a new camera. Have been searching and have found the following which seem appealing (from Canon):


PowerShot G10
PowerShot SX10 IS
PowerShot SX1 IS
OR
**PowerShot A2000 IS
**PowerShot S90
*PowerShot SX120 IS
*PowerShot SX110 IS
PowerShot SD1200 IS
PowerShot SD780 IS
PowerShot SD940 IS
PowerShot SD960 IS
(** seems great for the price, *seems good)
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Wanted to get opinions on which one is better to get from the list or any other one.
Trying to get one to use for specific occasions (concerts, events, etc).

I currently own a Canon PowerShot SD300 Digital ELPH 4Mp. If you read that thread can explain what the problem was with the camera during a concert. (Poor picture quality when near the stage etc)

Can spend up to 400$, but would prefer to spend less if I can get a good camera for less than that
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I had the S80 and loved it. The S90 looked even better :)

Also, some of the cameras are completely different.

The S90 has ~4x zoom while the SX120 has 10x... "ultra zoom" camera.

Not sure what's best for lower light situation though, sorry...
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Thank you for replying and the input :)

I don't know much about camera's but those are the ones that seemed good based on the features they have.
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I have the sx110 as my point and shoot camera, I am very pleased with the image quality and the 10x zoom is insane!

It is a larger camera, but it doesn't bother me personally.
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Only one I'd consider from Canon is the SD940.
Its nice, small, wide angle.

Comparable models include:
Panasonic ZR1
Fuji F200exr

The ZR1 is a really nice camera.
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hazman wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 1:53 pm
I have the sx110 as my point and shoot camera, I am very pleased with the image quality and the 10x zoom is insane!

It is a larger camera, but it doesn't bother me personally.


Thank you :) , the zoom does seem like a wonderful feature on that one.
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legendofxix wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 2:02 pm
Only one I'd consider from Canon is the SD940.
Its nice, small, wide angle.

Comparable models include:
Panasonic ZR1
Fuji F200exr

The ZR1 is a really nice camera.
Thank you, will take a look at the Panasonic and Fuji one also
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neha007 wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 2:17 pm
Thank you :) , the zoom does seem like a wonderful feature on that one.
I had the S5 IS w/ 12x optical zoom and LOVED it. If you're not really one to shoot telephoto though, it's sorta pointless.

Once again - it's all how you plan to use the camera :) I love Canon though and generally ya those like like their better P&S :)

I would also consider going in store and try them out - focusing quickly, how it feels in your hand... types of batteries it takes, etc.

My S5 took AA and I LOVED it because I could replace them just about anywhere. Others, it seems proprietary batteries are more popular.
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Thank you, will have a look at that site :)
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Kaitlyn wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 2:20 pm
I had the S5 IS w/ 12x optical zoom and LOVED it. If you're not really one to shoot telephoto though, it's sorta pointless.

Once again - it's all how you plan to use the camera :) I love Canon though and generally ya those like like their better P&S :)

I would also consider going in store and try them out - focusing quickly, how it feels in your hand... types of batteries it takes, etc.

My S5 took AA and I LOVED it because I could replace them just about anywhere. Others, it seems proprietary batteries are more popular.

I actually own two Canon Cameras, one is an older one which uses film and the Digital one . That's why am looking into the same brand lol

I find that my current one is pretty good, but just want to buy one for specific occasions and not risk getting "dark/unclear" pictures because of the lighting etc. So the new one won't be used as often
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neha007 wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 2:26 pm
I find that my current one is pretty good, but just want to buy one for specific occasions and not risk getting "dark/unclear" pictures because of the lighting etc. So the new one won't be used as often

I think the Fuji (forget exact line name) are generally considered best in lowlight conditions
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Kaitlyn wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 2:30 pm
I think the Fuji (forget exact line name) are generally considered best in lowlight conditions
Oh, was not aware of that. Will have to take a look around the net and see

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