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lin7604 Feb 18, 2012 2:35 PM

canon 520hs or sx 260
 
which do you think will be a better contender and why? I just got myself the 220sx and now i am kicking myself that maybe i should of waited.... just thinking of maybe returning it and getting on of these 2???? thoughts>

SIMON40 Feb 18, 2012 3:10 PM

What do you feel you're missing in the 220...? The 260 may have a bit more zoom- but with a rather slow maximum aperture at 500mm of f/6.8- I'd question it's merits..!
The SX220hs is a thoroughly decent compact. I'd stick with it..! :)

lin7604 Feb 20, 2012 9:10 AM

thx... i was thinking the digi 5 would make a huge difference! i thought that they might put it into the next one but was unsure so i got the 220 b/c it had such great reviews...i have head it made great changes in the other cameras that it has been put into, so that is why i thought of maybe taking it back...

SIMON40 Feb 20, 2012 11:22 AM

I think the 210(which I have) to the 220 was a step up worth taking due to the CMOS 12mp sensor (as opposed to the 14mp CCD)- lowering noise levels and improving speed a bit. I'm not sure the 220 to the 240/260 will be such a huge improvement...
Maybe future reviews may prove me wrong...! :)

As for the 520HS- just a bit too small for me personally- and no manual modes..!


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