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cicada Apr 4, 2004 6:27 PM

A80 vs. S500
 
Hi. I'm looking to buy a first digital camera with excellent picture quality and have heard good things about the Canons. Any thoughts re. A80 vs. S500?

Polaris20 Apr 5, 2004 8:14 AM

Two different cameras. The A80 is 4mp, but offers manual control and the ability to add lenses.

The S500 has a higher res, is aluminum, and has a better battery system. But it offers less control over the exposure.

I guess it depends on what your intended use is. Personally I'd go with the S500 though.

cicada Apr 7, 2004 2:03 PM

You'd go with the S500 for the reasons you've highlighted? any other reasons?

Thanks.


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