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Canon A620

Consumer Reports rates the Canon A620 #1. Wouls you agree? I currently have the Nikon Coolpix 4300 and it takes great pictures but the lag time is slow and I want more megapuxels. I am also worried that the A620 may be too large for carrying around all the time since I always have my camera with me.

Is there a better camera for me or will the A620 be my best choice?

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Canon A620

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The A620 is certainly a winner.
You get a lot for your money.
Including manual controls, a very sharp lens and low shutter lag (0.2 second).

Take a look at what owners say about the A620:

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/read_opinions.asp?prodkey=canon_a620

A very nice smaller camera can be found but it will not measure up to the features and performance of the A620.

I don't know of any small camera with a lens as sharp as the one on the A620.

Your Nikon 4300 is just about the same size and weight as the Canon A620.

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/compare_post.asp?method=sidebyside&cameras=canon_a620%2Cnikon_cp4300&show=all

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I'd agree

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I'd agree with snapshot. I think if you can cary your Nikon then you can carry that.

Important to remember what consumer reports considers and what you consider. CR usually comes to a good conclusion considering price. People who come to these sort of forums typically have more money to spend but the A620 is an exceltent choice

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Thank you snapshot and eeadams

In reply to: I'd agree

Thank you snapshot and eeadams. I am glad to hear you both think the A620 is an excellent choice. I'm not on a tight budget but do like that you get a lot for the price with the A620. Thanks again for your input.

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Ricoh R3

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Help is at hand! The Rioch Caplio R4, 6MP, 28~200mm lens, 26mm thick body, 1 cm macros and 0.007 shutter lag.

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