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Old Dec 29, 2009, 9:09 PM   #1
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I am finally now down to 2 choices-- the Canon S90 or Canon SX200. Any suggestions? Which is a better overall camera? Does the SX200 have HD video? I've read conflicting descriptions. Has anyone used both of these models and if so, is there a big different in image quality?
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Old Dec 29, 2009, 9:34 PM   #2
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well the sx200is gives you a much bigger zoom range. and you do get HD video.

the s90 does not offer HD video, but does give you the ability to shoot at higher ISO's which is advantageous in lower light conditions.

the s90 offers a significant advantage in image quality in lower light conditions. however, in bright, good, light, then this advantage becomes minimal.
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So, if some of my pictures will be in lower light, I should go with the S90? Also, I have a toddler, so shutter lag becomes quite a pain when trying to capture certain moments. Does either model have an advantage in that regard? Thank you.
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I own and use both cameras. The S-90 is a bit faster than the SX-200.

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Thank you Sarah. What about overall image quality between these 2 models?
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The S-90 has the best overall image quality. Please keep in mind the S-90 does not do HD video and while the SX-200 does do HD video, you cannot zoom while filming.

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