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Slim, budget, point and shoot camera with built-in gps

Could someone please suggest some options for budget, slim point and shoots with built-in gps?

Built in gps is the essential feature for me (I don't want to carry a gps accessory).

The smaller, the better.

Optical zoom near x10 would be a bonus.

I'm not fussed about getting the best optics or the most functions.

By cheap, I mean ideally less than ~ $325/€250/£200

I'm having a really hard time searching. I can't believe how terrble the search filters are on manufacturers and retailers sites. They often don't seem to have price and gps as filter options.


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Thanks, that is worth considering, but it is at the upper end of what I would consider in terms of thickness.

Ideally, I would like something a bit slimmer and more pocket-able.
e.g. something like this in terms of size would be ideal

However, I am finding it hard to find slim-line cameras with built-in gps.
I am willing to sacrifice on the zoom, but I don't want to sacrifice on built-in gps.

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not available where I live

Thanks for this. I tried it out.

Unfortunately it only came up with 2 slimline cameras with built-in gps (Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V and DSC-TX200V), neither of which seem to be sold where I like (UK).

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Canon SX260 v Panasonic TZ30

I came across this camera earlier in the week, and my choice became between this camera and the Panasonic Lumia TZ30. Both cameras are slightly bulkier than I wanted, but I couldn't find any slimline cameras with GPS.

In the end I chose the Lumia, largely because of the following comparison which pointed out more advantages of the Lumia, although I actually prefer the syling of the Canon:

Did you go through this choice too? If so, what swayed you to the Canon?


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