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Advice on campact digital camera

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by say1, Jun 4, 2005.

  1. say1

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    Hi all,
    My Fuji F601 camera just died on me and now I am in the market for a replacement.I would like to spend £300 or less for a small pocket size.

    There are so many makes and models in the market and I am confused so please help me to make the right choice.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Nick_UK

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    Look at the Canon Ixus 700 - great camera !
     
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    Yep anything from the Ixus range will give you superb results with the bonus of looking stylish ans fitting in your trouser pocket.
     
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    I've just bought an Ixus 50 (£219.99 from Amazon). Very impressed with it. The functionality & image quality is stunning for such a small package.
     
  5. say1

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    Hi,
    Thanks for your advice.After reading some reviews I have narrowed down my choices to :-
    1-Canon IXUS 700
    2- Canon IXUS 50
    3-Sony Cybershot T3
    Ideally I would choose Ixus 700 but on some reviews indicating purple fringing effect.How big is that problem and does Ixus 50 has the same problem?

    Any help would be most welcomed
     
  6. GaryB

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    I've not seen any on my Ixus 50 - even when zoming right in with Paint Shop Pro. I've had it for a week now and still delighted with it.
     
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    I recently picked up a Casio EX-Z750 after reading lots of reviews and opinions on these types of camera. I can thoroughly recommend it.
     
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    I'm also lokoing at spending about £300 and have seen previews of the new Casio Exilim model (Ex-S500). At 5mp and just 1.6 cm thick it sounds great - it also has Mpeg4 video recoding capability that is only limited by the size of your SD card (approx 1 hour of video on a 1Gig SD card).

    My problem is that I do not know if anyone in the UK is selling this model yet - if anyone knows and can recomment a retailer that would be great!

    Thx,
    Bernie
     
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    I found the old Ixus 400 produced brilliant shots outdoors, but flash resulted in awful colour balance problems (even fill flash) with skin turning to chicken tikka!

    Can anyone with the Ixus 50 or 700 confirm whether or not Canon now has this licked in newer models?

    Thanks,

    Adrian
     
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    I have the 700 and have no problems,the photographs it is producing are superb.A friend who has the canon d70 looked at some of my shots yesterday and commented that they were as good as anything he had produced with his camera.I paid £268 inc. delivery,I think the best buy in the pocket camera section
     

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