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    hi....

    i am kinda a newbie here...
    wan to buy a new digi cam...
    eyeing at casio exilim z4 or pentax optio s4...

    hopefully can get some comments here...
    recommendations of other cameras r welcomed too...

    thanks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by xaviertte
    hi....

    i am kinda a newbie here...
    wan to buy a new digi cam...
    eyeing at casio exilim z4 or pentax optio s4...

    hopefully can get some comments here...
    recommendations of other cameras r welcomed too...

    thanks...
    Hi, is there any particular reason why you shortlist the above mentioned model?

    Is this your first digi cam purchase?

    currently there is a Nikon roadshow in Sim lim Sq, you might want to make a trip down to try out. They open until 2am tomolo morning...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimtong
    Hi, is there any particular reason why you shortlist the above mentioned model?

    Is this your first digi cam purchase?

    currently there is a Nikon roadshow in Sim lim Sq, you might want to make a trip down to try out. They open until 2am tomolo morning...

    thanks alot for answering me...

    yup...this is my 1st personal digi cam...thou got a family one...

    maybe i juz state out the requirements i expect larz...based on wat i saw in the "newbie's corner"...

    basically i shortlisted the 2 bcos they kinda fall within my requirements...comments anyone??

    01. Budget?
    abt $500-$800

    02. Megapixel count?
    preferably 4

    03. Optical zoom factor?
    the more the merrier...

    04. Size?
    compact...need it to be veri portable...

    05. Type of batteries used?
    no special preference...

    06. Weight?
    not much preference abt this too...

    07. Able to mount lenses/filters?
    nope...at least not wif my budget...

    08. Manual controls required?
    not exactly...

    09. Auto-Focus Speed?
    normal will do...i guess...

    10. What kind of pictures are you hoping to take?
    leisure...maybe act as a headstart for mi into photography...

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    Try to do more research into Canon A80. This is a highly regard camera, should be within your budget.

    4.0 Megapixels
    3x Optical Zoom
    Flip-out & twist 1.5" LCD
    Movie recording
    Can work on AA batteries

    Try to do a search in the Canon forum for more info.

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