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Old Jan 10, 2005, 8:17 PM   #1
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I have been looking and reading reviews for both Canon S500 and Canon A95 cameras..... :?.

....Not able to decide which one of them to buy, based on the functions, reliability etc....(price is almost same for these 2 cameras)

Appreciate your recommendations.


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Old Jan 10, 2005, 8:57 PM   #2
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If you want to carry it around in your pocket get the S500. If you want advanced and manual exposure modes get the A95. Manual exposure on the S500 is just a menu that takes you to automatic modes – I'm disappointed in Canon for that little bit of sleaze.

You have to buy a charger and rechargeable batteries for the A95, but then spares are cheap. It is a considerably heavier and larger camera than the S500.

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Old Jan 10, 2005, 10:14 PM   #3
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The Canon A95 is a great camera, but as Slipe said, if you want a compact camera and don't care too much for manual controls, then go for the S500.

Here is my gallery of the A95 http://nicolas7894.fotopic.net/c341553.html

Here are some galleries of many cameras, perhaps it cna give u an idea of what each camera can do http://www.pbase.com/cameras
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