Which digital camera for £150 to £200??

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  1. stox

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    Hi,

    I was just wondering if anyone with knowledge could offer some advice on which digital camera to buy??

    I have looked at the olympus 740 or 760 and also at the sony cyber shot cameras. I want at least 7mp and would just like pretty much the best I can get for my money.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated

    Stox:lease:
     
  2. norealplan

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    Canon 710IS

    If you buy this before midnight tonight from jessops it's £149.99 with cashback

    struggle to beat this for quality and value for money

    * 7.1 Megapixels
    * 6x optical zoom with optical Image Stabilizer
    * DIGIC II and iSAPS
    * 9-point AiAF and FlexiZone AF/AE
    * 20 shooting modes and My Colors
    * 2.5" LCD screen
    * Safety Zoom
    * High-speed ISO 800
    * 30fps VGA and 60fps QVGA movies
     
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    I'd be tempted by the Canon Ixus 850 IS. £219 from Amazon. 7MP, 1600 ISO, image stabilisation and a 28-105 lens.
     
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    I`d go with Bubble502 and get the Canon A710is. Its small and compact with great optics and image stabilisation. The results are excellent. Dpreview.com rate it as Highly Recommended and say...
    " the A710 IS has virtually no direct competitors thanks to an extensive feature set that offers enough to tempt the more serious photographer."

    Says it all really, it was enough to tempt me!

    Love it.

    Allan
     
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    Ahoy!

    An all-rounder prosumer/bridge camera with image stabilisation plus macro - 12x optical zoom has to be the Panasonic DMC-FZ7 or the newer FZ8 if you can stretch the extra £11.00.

    Don't forget a spare battery, filters and SD card.
     
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    Thats a good one too, my Dad has one (FZ7) and is very impressed with the images.

    Allan
     
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    Just purchased a Fuji S6500 (now only £149.99, a lot cheaper than FZ8).

    Pros -Takes excellent photos, smooth manual zoom, very good in low light, better buld quality and hasn't got the noise problem of the FZ7/8.

    Cons - Slightly bigger in size, 10 X zoom instead of 12 X and no image stablization (not that I've found it a problem).
     

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