Newbie Need Help On New DigiCam


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May 19, 2005
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dear surfers,
i m a malaysian. can pls help me to decide which digicam is suitable for me? thx

1.Needs.
- simple using, quality of shots as good as possible
- large lcd monitor, abt 1.8-2 inch
- 3 or 4MP
- as high optical zoom as possible
- light and compact as possible
- AA or rechargeable battery are both acceptable

2.Experience.
- first time buying digicam
- beginner in phtography world

3.BUDGET.
- <RM 1000 ( abt S$435 )

4.Shortened list of suitable choices
- casio ex s100
- canon a510
- konica minolta x50
- nikon coolpix 4600
- kodak easyshare cx7430
- canon ixus 30 / ixus 40

I hope surfers can help me in this, if there is any other recommendation, pls acknowledge me, thx a lot :D
 

n0d3

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www.dpreview.com

Go check out the specs, I'm sure you'll find that the IXUS series does not use AA batteries.
 

May 19, 2005
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sorry, i m not too specific abt battery now...^^
 

rebbot

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i prefer the coolpix or ixus but again that's just me hehehe I have used both and they are good cameras~cheers
 

May 19, 2005
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i m just into P&S...wan sth which is light and compact...i guess A95 is too bulky for me...^^

p/s:i m not particular abt manual setting though...
 

Venom81

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If you are looking for compact camera, then Ixus 30/40 would be the best choice. ;)
 

May 19, 2005
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should i just wait for sometime to gather more money to buy the ixus or just get the nikon which is in the range of my budget now? hehe...thx...
 

zaren

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nikon coolpix 4600. :thumbsup:
 

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