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Old Nov 18, 2008, 7:03 AM   #1
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Hi! I want to buy a compact camera with 5x zoom. I found these 3 camera under 200 euro and with similar feature

Sony W150
Pros
-30-150mm
-viewfinder
-Optical image stabilization
Cons
-Image quality?
-Redeye
-No manual controls
-Red channel clipping

Pentax V20
Pros
-LCD 3" 230k
-Good image quality and very good lens?
- SD card
Cons
-No image stabilization
-Slow maximum aperture
-No viewfinder

Olympus 840
Pros
-Optical image stabilization
Cons
-No viewfinder

Can you help me to decide?

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Old Nov 18, 2008, 1:04 PM   #2
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The Sony W150 is the best by far. It has the best lens, the least amount of noise, the most pleasing colors and the quickest operation of the three.
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Old Nov 20, 2008, 4:47 AM   #3
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And pentax m50? What do you think about it?
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Old Nov 20, 2008, 6:08 AM   #4
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And pentax m50? What do you think about it?
A good, inexpensive camera but it doesn't have optical image stabilization. I think the Sony W150 is much better overall.
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Old Nov 21, 2008, 3:50 AM   #5
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Ok, thankyou for your advices.
So my ranking is:
1. sony w150
2. pentax v20
3. pentax M50
4. olympus 840
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