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Old Apr 7, 2003, 3:43 PM   #1
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Default Help me decide on a camera between Kodak and Fuji?

:?: Hello-
I'm finally going to break down and purchase a simple digital camera...have used 35mm point & shoots forever, and now with a new baby I want to send good quality pics over email and also print out up to 5x7 prints and perhaps an occasional 8X10. And want a camera with both a digital and optical zoom.

I've researched a number af cameras and narrowed it down to two models (my price range is between $175 - $225)

The Fujifilm 2650 and the Kodak CX4230 cameras are my choices. I've compared these to each other and they both seem the same, except for the following differences:
1. The Kodak has a button right where your thumb normally rests when taking pictures.
2. The Fuji has the ability to make movies (not important for me)
3. The Fuji uses proprietary memory cards $$$?
4. The resolution selections differ from both cameras, although they are close:
Fuji
640x480
1280x960
1600x1200

Kodak
816x816
1184x888
1632x1232

I'm wanting a camera that will take great pictures but simple to use, without alot of bells & whistles. I don't care about the amount of photos a card will hold, as long as I can take at least 20 pictures at highest resolution without having to replace the batteries midstream.

Any thoughts on these two cameras? Which one would you recommend going with?

Thanks.
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