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Zork152 Dec 28, 2003 2:14 PM

Canon A70 or Pentax Optio S
 
Which would you go for?

Currently the A70 is bout $20 more and also have to buy rechargeable batteries.

pedro nuno Feb 20, 2004 10:08 AM

I had to made that choice too , i have no doubts about it !!! canon is a little better , you should only chose pentax for poketable reasons.

jrobert Feb 20, 2004 12:16 PM

About batteries: High-capacity rechargables will give you longer run time, but I'm getting very good battery life with alkaline (single-use) batteries in my A70 that I don't feel the need to buy rechargables and a charger. This is compared to a Casio 3Mp camera I borrowed some time ago that ate batteries for lunch. With the Canon I don't need to be so concerned about leaving the camera on or using the LCD. Depending on how often / how long you use the camera, you might want to save the price of rechargables and a charger, at least until you get a feel for how they perform for your use.

-jeff-


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