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Old Sep 29, 2010, 8:06 AM   #1
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I have t2i, i need a compact camera too beside my evil, curretly i am the edge of acquiring ixus 130 do you recommend any?
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Old Sep 29, 2010, 9:59 AM   #2
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Just for the record: your Canon T-2i is a DSLR camera not an EVIL (Electronic Viewfinder Interchangeable Lens) camera. Any number of cameras could be a proper choice as a companion camera to your DSLR camera. Some possibilities are: Canon S-90/S-95, G-11/G12, or SX-130. The advantage of the G-11/G-12 choice is that your T-2i and the companion camera could share the same external flash unit.

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Old Sep 29, 2010, 10:21 AM   #3
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hey imut.

you didn't mention a budget here. i will focus on the smaller compacts since i am guessing you want the smallest possible companion?

if price is not a problem. the best choice would be the Canon s95, its the larger 1/1.7 sensor and does high ISO better than most compacts as well as shooting in raw and full manual controls. It offers a few upgrades, namely HD video and improved jog dial over the S90. The S90 is still a very capable camera offering similar still image quality without the hd video, and can be had cheaper than the s95.

another option not mentioned before was the SD4000/IXUS 300. It doesn't have the larger 1/1.7 sensor of the s90, but it is still a more modest 10mp which helps keep sensor densities lower and offers decent high ISO performance and all around good performance in normal light, and HD video.
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Old Sep 30, 2010, 4:15 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by mtclimber View Post

Just for the record: your Canon T-2i is a DSLR camera not an EVIL ...
I believe he has an EVIL as well as a T2i.

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