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alton krenslok Feb 25, 2007 6:13 PM

Not that there is anything wrong with the A550, it made Steve's "Best" list (review), but if you can wait a month the A560 will be released and the specs are virtually the same as the A550 but the A560 has a 2.5" LCD display vs. the A550's 2.0" screen. You can pre-order the A560 at Amazon for $230 and get *free* ground shipping.

flippedgazelle Feb 25, 2007 11:38 PM

Mmm, at that point why not go to Adorama or Buydig and step up to the Canon A630, which features 8mp and the articulating 2.5" LCD screen, as well as a larger, better CCD?

alton krenslok Feb 26, 2007 5:31 AM

Well, I'm so new to digital photography that I honestly hadn't thought about the A630. My needs are quite simple and I don't take lots of photos. I do, however, want to get the best value for my money and I want to get a camera that will allow me to grow with more use.

Thank you for the A630 tip (that articulating monitor is cool!); are there any other cameras in the $250 and under range that you would recommend? Care to comment on this thread?


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