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Postby tinyfingers » Mon, 03 Apr 2006 11:03 am

Hi all,

Would wanna get a new digital camera. Like to discuss which digi cams which you many know or are currently using and is good?

Im looking for a normal functions, but at least a 5.0megapixels, small sized and light weight digi cam....

anyone care to share?

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Postby Jedi » Mon, 03 Apr 2006 11:14 am

You might want to take a look here: http://www.dpreview.com/

Wouldn't buy anything without first reading a review on that site.

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Postby Saint » Tue, 04 Apr 2006 7:15 pm

Mrs S bought a Fuji Z1 and is very happy with it, very easy to use, takes great images, very compact, even the video function is good quality.

If you want a good quality, good value compact point and take camera, I'd recommend this one

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Postby fx8fx » Tue, 04 Apr 2006 8:11 pm

freetech dx331 , only 139 $ now :)

10 megapixel.

4x zoom

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Postby Bremen » Tue, 04 Apr 2006 8:30 pm

fx8fx wrote:freetech dx331 , only 139 $ now :)

10 megapixel.

4x zoom


An unknown manufacturer with no support. 4x digital zoom? 10Mp interpolated? That mean horrible picture quality.
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Postby Saint » Tue, 04 Apr 2006 8:44 pm

Bremen wrote:
fx8fx wrote:freetech dx331 , only 139 $ now :)

10 megapixel.

4x zoom


An unknown manufacturer with no support. 4x digital zoom? 10Mp interpolated? That mean horrible picture quality.


Totally agree Bremen, wouldn't touch it with a barge pole!

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Postby Bremen » Tue, 04 Apr 2006 9:15 pm

i would go for whichever Canon, Sony or Fuji is in your budget (in that order)
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Postby Saint » Tue, 04 Apr 2006 9:24 pm

Bremen wrote:i would go for whichever Canon, Sony or Fuji is in your budget (in that order)


Agree again! Mrs S got the fuji as we have a "contact" :wink: :wink:

I actually use a Canon

As Bremen says, get the best you can for your budget

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Postby brifusg » Tue, 04 Apr 2006 11:08 pm

fx8fx wrote:freetech dx331 , only 139 $ now :)

10 megapixel.

4x zoom


10Megapixel at $139? It must be an one-time use camera only! I will never buy such a camera.

Hi all,

Would wanna get a new digital camera. Like to discuss which digi cams which you many know or are currently using and is good?

Im looking for a normal functions, but at least a 5.0megapixels, small sized and light weight digi cam....

anyone care to share?



I'm using a Canon, good image quality but quite hard to use for the beginner. If you only look for normal function and easy-to-use, try Olympus or Nikon (not the models for professional).

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Postby CardZeus » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 9:57 am

Recently purchased the Canon Coolpix 6MP - very happy with it's performance - and fits in any pocket.
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Thanks!

Postby tinyfingers » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 9:53 pm

Thanks so much for the enthusiastic replies...

How abt panasonic? Perhaps FX8 or 9? anyone has any comment on it?

Im looking at Canon Ixus 50 or 60 too.... comments?

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Re: Thanks!

Postby Bremen » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 9:58 pm

tinyfingers wrote:Thanks so much for the enthusiastic replies...

How abt panasonic? Perhaps FX8 or 9? anyone has any comment on it?

Im looking at Canon Ixus 50 or 60 too.... comments?


They're good, but the canons are better
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Postby squasher » Thu, 06 Apr 2006 2:10 am

Bought a Casio Ex-600, 6Mb, with anti-shake and 32 pre-selected shots. It also comes with rapid flash shoot allowing you fast repeat flash shoot.

Fast recharge and saving also mean u can quickly snap multiple photos. Loved it!!!!

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Re: 6 MegaPixel Below $350

Postby Bremen » Mon, 10 Apr 2006 10:53 am

goober wrote:Hi! If you are interested can consider Ricoh 6 MegaPixel below S$350.


Ricoh cams are a waste of money.
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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 10 Apr 2006 11:29 am

Besides the brands as such, also look at the lenses used.

Canon uses it's own renowned lenses, Fuji does the same (it's own). Sony is using Carl Zeiss, renowned lenses.

Another one to consider may be Pentax, the optio series. Small, good quality and sharp prices. I had the optio55, wonderful camera til I lost it...

Pentax has great lenses as well.

And don't be fooled with zoom: digital zoom is useless, check the optical zoom.

Agree that the brands mentioned are worth considering.

Eric


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