Camera £250 - £400 help please.

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  1. mrapbp

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    Hi all,

    I have been looking for a new camera and have been told the following are pretty good:

    Minolta z1
    Pentax Optio S4

    Just wondered if there was anything else I shoul be looking at in the £250 - £400 price range?

    Not to worried about what features as long as it is easy to use and takes good pictures (is there anything new and interesting feature wise I should be looking at??)

    Thanks!
     
  2. seany

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    must be the Canon S50-easy to use and fab pictures-I love it!!!
     
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    I bought an Olympus C-750 10x optizoom and 4mpix. I chose it as it had the best reviews for an ultrazoom. It was £302 delivered from pixel mania plus £35 for a 128mb xD card.
     
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    PS I think it's excellent - nice metal body and light too.

    Other condenders were the Kodak DX6490 which I turned down due to excessive compression and no manual focus, and the HP Photosmart 850 which I rejected as it switches it's view finder off in burst mode and has bad artefacts in the pictures.

    Check out http://www.dcresource.com/ and look at the reviews.
     
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    I bought a Casio Exilim 3.2 MP for my holiday last year. It's super
    slim & easily fits into a trouser pocker. Also has 2" LCD.
     
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    I ended up buying a Canon Ixus 400 in the end.

    Superb piece of kit!!!!
     
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    Good man, a fine camera
     
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    Very good choice, I have an A80, I am jealous of your compact size and lithium battery!
     
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    Now i miss not having AA's You're never gonna get caught short with a camera that takes AA's.
     
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    Maybe the grass is just always greener on the other side of the fence :D
     

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