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Old Aug 25, 2003, 2:41 PM   #1
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Default Concord EYE Q 4330 Z

Does anyone have an idea about 'Concord EYE Q 4330 Z' ?
It is a 4.1 MP,Sony CCD sensor,6 fach zoom and costs only 250.
Do you think it will be as good as or better than Nikon coolpix 2100 or Canon A60.
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Old Aug 25, 2003, 2:56 PM   #2
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The photos I've seen from other Concord Cameras have been very poor in quality, compared to cameras from the "mainstream" manufacturers (at least, IMO -- others may feel differently).

There are many other things besides the sensor that make one camera better than another:

Optical quality of the lens, Metering, Focus accuracy, Processing Speed, Image Processing Algorithms that impact white balance, color saturation, noise levels, contrast, sharpness, etc.

IMO, comparing the Concord to a Nikon (or Canon) is like comparing a Yugo to a Mercedes. Sure, you may be able to find a way to stuff a mercedes engine in the Yugo, but that isn't going to help the ride quality, handling, transmission capability, realiability, etc.

Could this new Concord be a bargain? Maybe, but I sure wouldn't bet on it.
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Old Aug 26, 2003, 5:22 AM   #3
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