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Old Nov 30, 2004, 7:44 PM   #1
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There's a hundred dollar difference between the canon sd 300 and the canon sd 200 and the only main difference in these two models is that the 300 has 4 megapixels and the 200 has 3.2 megapixels. Is there a big difference in quality of picture between a 4 mp and a 3 mp camera? and which camera would you guys buy? im sorta new at this and need some advice.



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Old Nov 30, 2004, 7:50 PM   #2
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the 300 also has unlimited video, while the 200 is limited to 30 sec clips.
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Old Nov 30, 2004, 7:51 PM   #3
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nevermind i was wrong on that! lol
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Old Nov 30, 2004, 8:35 PM   #4
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So they both have unlimited video?
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I bought the SD200. I wouldn't pay the $100 difference for the same features with one additional megapixel, all else equal.

All isn't equal. Buying a SD camera is as much about looks as pictures. Look at the SD200 and SD300, see which one appeals more visually. For me, it's the rings on the SD200 that give it a "cool factor."

The "word" is that the SD300 has worse image quality with purple fringing than the SD200. I have never taken identical pictures with the SD300 so I have no point of comparision.

A question for you is what do you plan on doing with the photos. I have used the SD100 and SD200 for 2100 photos. I have posted 1500 on the web (I post them at 640x480 to match the video size) and have printedsix 4x6 photos. I have little need of the additional resolution. You may want larger photos or be into cropping or something that makes 2272 x 1792 more useful than 2048x1536.

Here's a gallery from Sunday when me and my mom and stepdad visited Atlanta.

http://web.mit.edu/rp3/www/gallery/ATL


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Old Dec 1, 2004, 3:21 PM   #6
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Thanks rp3 for the advice....if anyone has some sd 300 pictures...i would really like to compare them to the sd 200 pictures.
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