Sony Or Canon Digicam

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by TheBlueRaja, Jul 13, 2003.

  1. TheBlueRaja

    TheBlueRaja BR to Some

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    Hey Folks,
    Im buying a new Digicam, and am torn between the Sony DSC-P10 and the Canon IXUS 400.
    Do any of you guys have one of these, or know if they are any good or not?

    ta
     
  2. mike09

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    my self and i know teddy is a proud new owner of the ixus/s400 camera and i am very pleased with the camera very small, light amazing pics. i only draw back is the weak battery but that not a real problem.
     
  3. TheBlueRaja

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    Yeah, i think thats the one im gonna go for, i had a look at some sample pics on steves digicams and the IXUS seems to be a lot sharper taking images.

    I was told that the batter life though is about 190 shots with the LCD screen on, is that wrong? How long does it last?
     
  4. mike09

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    im sure you can push 190 something shots but with flash and other factors you will get maybe 120-130 i believe. when i was on vacation i did a lot of night shooting with the night flash and red eye and the battery needed a recharge after 2 nights ( 80-90 pics). but you can buy an extra battery for like 30 bucks i think from best buy or something.
     
  5. TheBlueRaja

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    Thanks Mike,
    I just got my hands on the Canon this morning (im waiting, impatiently, for the battery to recharge now :D ) anyhoo - is it small or what. About the size of a packet of fags (thats cigs for all you yanks - not - oh forget it).

    Blasted off a couple of test shots though - i think its not as point and clicky as i though - given that the first shot ended up as the floor and the second beeped at me for a while before taking a rather wonky shot of the curtains.

    Need a bit of practice me thinks...

    Thanks