Originally Posted by daveyboy
Theoretically, the extra 1x zoom is highly desirable...HOWEVER,
It is of my experience with these pocket digicams thus far, that the actual output is less than spectacular, when shot at full zoom. ie:Fuzzy...
Therefore, until the makers develop the technology to make these tiny lenses truly more powerful and clear, stick with the 2x for now.
exactly, if you're buying a compact camera it should be for its size. All the bells and whistles are just a very very nice bonus