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Old Mar 13, 2008, 1:25 PM   #1
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Im looking for a good replacement for my old faithfull Canon A70. I just love this camera, but shes wearing out, so I need a new one to fill in the shoes with the same great image quality.

Id like to know which one do you folks thinks is the best: Canon A720IS or Sony H3??

I use my camera mostly indoors, and to take pics of the kids, so speed is a must, specially to recover from a flash and be able to shot again.



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Old Mar 13, 2008, 3:58 PM   #2
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The Canon A720IS and Sony H3 are both good cameras. The A720IS is smaller and more of a pocket camera. The H3 has more optical zoom.

Both cameras have manual options and take good looking pictures.

The H3 has a much faster flash recycle time than the A720IS.
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I currently have the Sony H-3 and have the Canon SX-100 on order. Either does a good job with photos.

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The H3 has a much faster flash recycle time than the A720IS.
Thats strange, because from the reviews I read, both have more or less the same time. Are you sure about that???


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In actual use I have found the Sony H-3 to flash recycle much faster than the Canon SX-100. That is especially true when you are fully depleting the flash by shooting in a completely dark or almost dark environment.

Here is a typical Sony H-3 flash photo taken at 15 feet and using zoom.

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