Personally speaking, I would wait for the Sony. But they are all very close, with slightly different characteristics. The Canon has more manual control; in addition to full manual, it also has aperture and shutter speed priority modes, which the Sony and Nikons lack. The 220 is identical to the 230 save for the GPS.
I am a beginner in digital camera world and I want to buy a compact travel zoom digital camera.
From the basic search I finalized my requirements as below :
1) Compact Camera ( should be able to carry in pocket )
2) Optical Zoom above 10x.
3) Full HD video support should be there.
4) Manual control.
5) Budget <= 335$.
6) Shot to Shot speed should be good.
7)Image Stabilization should be Optical with CMOS sensor preferably.
Models under consideration :
2)Canon Powershot SX220 HS.
3)Canon Powershot SX230 HS.
4)Nikon Coolpix S9100 .( eliminated bcoz of freezing issues reported by many users)
5)Nikon Coolpix S8200.
Sony DSC-HX9v is not available in stores as of now.
Can you please help me to choose one ?
Please expand the list with your suggestions.
Thanks in advance for your valuable suggestions.