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Old Mar 13, 2011, 11:25 AM   #1
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sorry, i once again have a friend wanting to buy a new camera and knew i was on this site for the best info. So i was asked to ask for them. They want only a canon, and was looking at the s90/95, sx 210 ( i hear there is a new one coming out soon) and the sd4000/4500. which is the best out of those? they will be doing lots of indoor shots in lower light, some outdoors shots, not much fast or continuous and probably next to no movies. I tried to get them to look at the fuji F500 that is coming out too for comparison... but they are kinda set on canon.
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The most cost effective choice would be the Canon SD4000. It has a very good built-in flash unit as demonstrated by the attached photo. The SD4000 now at its lowest cost.

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ok thinking price is no issue here. sd4500,sx220,sx210. what can you tell me about the elph 500?
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ok thinking price is no issue here. sd4500,sx220,sx210. what can you tell me about the elph 500?

I returned my sx210. The images were just not very sharp. I'm not a pro or even skilled amateur, but they just were not up to snuff. I have seen the elph 300 available online but yet to see the 500.
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well thanks for that. so does anyone know how the new sx220 will be better in that department over the 210? and i guess that the elph 300 is too new to compare to say the fuji F500 or sd4500
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The SX220 is about the same (poor focus) as the SX210. I also returned my SX210, just like cfrock. The focus was terrible. The new SX230 which has a totally different imager (CMOS) and shows some promise, but like the 300 and 500HS, the SX230 have not yet been released yet, but "leaked" photos from the 500 HS do look promising.

I don't know any more about these new cameras than you can find with a simple Google search.

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I just found the first review of the canon IXUS 220, know in the USA as the 300HS model at:

http://www.techradar.com/reviews/cam...-932082/review

www.crutchfield.com has the 300HS in stock and available.

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thanks for that link.
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If you are doing allot of indoor shooting the s90/95 will be the best option. It will shot much better at higher iso then the SD or the SX. If price is not an issue this is the best route to go.
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S/T-

That is why I said that in my opinion, the SD4000 is the most cost effective choice. Of course, the Canon S90/95 is a somewhat better, but, none the less, a more costly choice.

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