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Which camera would you recommend?

by karenmetfan / July 1, 2008 1:12 PM PDT

I'm looking at 2 Canons--the Powershot SD790IS AND the Powershot SD870IS. The 790 seems to have a little bit more than the 870 (like focal points). The prices are similar. Definitely want to go with 1 of these 2, just not sure which is better. Looking to buy this weekend. Appreciate the help--I've always gotten great advice on cnet forums!

Karen

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couple of differences

The SD790's retail price is $50 more than the 870's. The 790 has a better LCD screen, but the 870 starts out 7mm wider.

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Canon SD790 - SD870
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / July 1, 2008 2:10 PM PDT
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THANKS!
by karenmetfan / July 2, 2008 7:30 AM PDT
In reply to: Canon SD790 - SD870

Thank you both. Just in looking at everything I was leaning towards the 870, but didn't think there was all that much of a difference. Both got good ratings and I like Canon's digital cameras. My old camera's a canon and is still going strong other than being able to hear audio playback on any video I take with it. Once downloaded it's fine. Considering that only happened recently, that's not too bad. Use that one in my classroom a lot (preschool) and never had to service in the roughly 8 years I've had it. Going to go with the 870 because the wide angle will come in handy when trying to take group shots of my students Happy

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Differrent between Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS?
by mike.la / July 3, 2008 9:30 AM PDT
In reply to: THANKS!
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It's the same thing as

It's the same model as the SD1100, only it's sold with the IXUS name outside of the US.

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