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Old Apr 27, 2005, 4:07 PM   #1
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Hello Panasonic Users,

I'm torn between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX7K 5MP and the Canon Powershot SD500 7MP Digital Elph - yes yes yes, I know all about the 7mp on the Canon, but I want more clear sharper pictures and I think the Leica lens in the Lunix might be a better lens for better pics than the canon. Can anyone corroborate or comment on this?

I really am torn and need to know why the Lumix is better.

I tried the canon and the pics don't look that clear, even
as a 7mp.

Please Help,

Thanks,
S.V.

PS Thanks to those who responded in the Panasonic Forum,
I thought I would try here to too see if I can get other
responses from the general forum. Thanks,



Posted: Mon Apr 25th, 2005 04:42 pm
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The Canon has more MP and takes better movies (640x480) but OIS is what sells the FX7...

I have had mine since February and have had no problems with it so far.

Last edited on Mon Apr 25th, 2005 04:43 pm by trooplewis


Posted: Mon Apr 25th, 2005 05:26 pm
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StrixVaria wrote: I really am torn and need to know why the Lumix is better.

I tried the canon and the pics don't look that clear, even
as a 7mp.






I think you've answered your own question!

I can't comment on either camera fully, but if you're having so much doubt about the Canon then go for the Pana. Either way they're both good cameras so you won't be totally disappointed.

Why don't you look at as many sample pics as possible on the reviews throughout the internet and compare the two? Or go to the following site and try the two together. (i assume thy're both listed - havent checked though.)

http://www.imaging-resource.com/IMCOMP/COMPS01.HTM

Regards Woody
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