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    Default hi all, asking for reccomendations of ultracompact digi cam for a friend ...

    01. Budget?
    <650
    02. Megapixel count?
    >5mp
    03. Optical zoom factor?
    3x-4x
    04. Size?
    small - must be able to fit in pocket/not bigger than hand
    05. Type of batteries used?
    less than 4AAs or dedicated battery
    06. Weight?
    light
    07. Able to mount lenses/filters?
    no/not necessary
    08. Manual controls required?
    no/not necessary
    09. Auto-Focus Speed?
    fast
    10. What kind of pictures are you hoping to take?
    mostly candid

    i know its quite hard to get a cam like this ... :S .. also want decent image quality ... ... lolz ... anyways please reccomend me friend a cam! .. haha thanks all! =)

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    Default Re: hi all, asking for reccomendations of ultracompact digi cam for a friend ...

    I think currently the best ultra compact is Panasonic FX8, it meets all yr requirement.

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    Default Re: hi all, asking for reccomendations of ultracompact digi cam for a friend ...

    actually short listed a few other models ..

    ixus 40
    sony T7
    pana FX-7/8
    nikon S1/2
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    Default Re: hi all, asking for reccomendations of ultracompact digi cam for a friend ...

    fuji F10 you wun be disappointed

    clean ISO up to 800 and a little noisy at 1600 (comparable to the ISO400 of other ultra compacts)

    you candids wun be missed for sure.
    Last edited by yanyewkay; 29th August 2005 at 04:04 PM.
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    Default Re: hi all, asking for reccomendations of ultracompact digi cam for a friend ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Expiredyoghurt
    actually short listed a few other models ..

    ixus 40
    sony T7
    pana FX-7/8
    nikon S1/2
    .
    .
    .

    IXUS 40... IXUS 40..IXUS 40


    slim and chio camera .... it's only 4 MP tho ..but for candid shots...enuff liao lo...within budget too

    Oh, it's still "MADE IN JAPAN" ...if that matters to you

    Buy a highspeed 2GB SD card from WAI and you can use it as a camcorder

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    Default Re: hi all, asking for reccomendations of ultracompact digi cam for a friend ...

    Quote Originally Posted by AhV
    IXUS 40... IXUS 40..IXUS 40


    slim and chio camera .... it's only 4 MP tho ..but for candid shots...enuff liao lo...within budget too

    Oh, it's still "MADE IN JAPAN" ...if that matters to you

    Buy a highspeed 2GB SD card from WAI and you can use it as a camcorder
    I think all these are still "MADE IN JAPAN"
    Canon IXUS40
    Sony T7
    Panasonic FX7/8/9
    Nikon S1/2

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