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Old Jan 23, 2008, 2:39 PM   #1
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i would like to buy an amateur cam to study photography as a hobby,and family pictures, what better s5 is or sx100is from canon, the price of s5 is twice as sx100 and its made in china while the sx100 is japanese.

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Old Jan 23, 2008, 4:30 PM   #2
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Don't assume one body is better by looking at where they are made. Most consumer DSLR's are rolling off assembly lines outside Japan.

The S5is is more expensive because it's a better, more fully featuredcamera. It has an eyelevel finder, so it's very easy for someuse used to that option. It has a very nice flip-out LCD for variable angle shooting and it has a hot shoe for anyone interested in expanding their flash technology with dedicated units. Over a longer period of time as you learn more, you would be more pleased with the S5.
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