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Old Jan 14, 2008, 2:47 PM   #1
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I loved my old S4i, it fit in an Altoids can, weighed nothing and was always with me...just not enough megapixels. When it was stolen in Costa Rica I tried the Casio Z1000. It wasn't forgiving of my tendency to shoot on the fly. I got an optio A20. It's OK...but the little plastic tab that holds the battery in place broke and because of warranty, I have a chance to just get the money back and buy another camera. I REALLY miss the optical viewfinder on my S4i. (Don't these manufacturers EVER test outside?? That great big LCD screen is totally useless in bright light!)

I have figured out that the Optio W stands for "waterproof"....but waht's M, A, V, S and all the other letters signify? Should I wait for he A40? Does anything else have the anti-shake, extremely small size and oteh rfeatures I like for my pocket??

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Old Dec 24, 2008, 11:46 PM   #2
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they don't make it anymore but try and find the optio s5i.

same as the s4i but 5mp.

i had that just recently and loved it.

just decided to upgrade to the s12.
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