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by bsachs / December 29, 2004 9:05 AM PST

cant make up my mind which camera to purchase:
Cannon Powershot S1
Cannon Powershot A95
Konica Minolta Dimage Z2
Olympus C770

I know I would like a 10 X Optical....I would like a microphone for the movies and actually want a 4.0 megapixel and the Powreshot S1 is 3.2 megapixel but with many other features and a raw mode which most dont have. I also want a self timer and it appears I cannot have all I want in any one camera. Does anyone have any suggestions.
I will use the camera mostly for family pictures daylight and night at party, vacations and taking pictures of statues outdoors.
Need help in making the decesion

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Digital Camera
by nmai / December 29, 2004 9:50 AM PST
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Hi,

I currently have a canon s50, it does raw, has a self timer.. is a 5 mega pixel camera and I'm not sure about the optical zoom. There are manual settings so if you are interested in photography, this is a great camera to get started. IF you go to the website below, you will find reviews and ratings of all different types of cameras. Good luck!

http://dpreview.com

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Two Choices
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / December 29, 2004 11:01 AM PST
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RAW ability and 10X is a tall order but not impossible.

Nikon 8800 - 8 megapixels - sells for around $900

Fujifilm S5100 (USA) S5500 (Europe) - 4 megapixels - sells for $400

For the usage you outlined - the Fujifilm camera should be a good choice.

Here is a review:

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2004_reviews/fuji_s5100.html

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