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    Like which? I'm hard pressed to find anything on...

    Like which? I'm hard pressed to find anything on the market today that's compact, has a retracting lens into the body, great image quality, and full manual controls.
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    Does this camera have any manual controls? ...

    Does this camera have any manual controls?

    What's the difference between the "S" models and the "W" models?
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    Refurbished or no?

    I really would like to buy a Canon S80 (I've wanted to for a long time) but they're no longer made, so I'm stuck with either buying a used one or a refurbished one. There are a few "new" ones out...
  4. Thread: Canon S80?

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    There just doesn't seem to be anything current on...

    There just doesn't seem to be anything current on the market like it:

    - Full manual controls
    - Large(-ish) lens
    - Great image quality

    All compressed into a pocketable camera with no...
  5. Thread: Canon S80?

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    That's correct, it is not. That's what making...

    That's correct, it is not. That's what making finding one of these so difficult. I'm stuck with either buying a used one off ebay, or a refurb'ed one from one of these huge ebay resellers.

    This...
  6. [QUOTE=irwell;224560] I noticed the CA too,...

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    I noticed the CA too, especially around the windows of the
    white house.
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    i found more "official" sample images:
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  7. [QUOTE=irwell;224560][QUOTE=o-ron;224558]Thanks...

    [QUOTE=irwell;224560][QUOTE=o-ron;224558]Thanks for the link!

    These pictures look beautiful... up until he posted the raw full-size image. There's a lot of watery noise reduction going on -...
  8. Thanks for the link! These pictures look...

    Thanks for the link!

    These pictures look beautiful... up until he posted the raw full-size image. There's a lot of watery noise reduction going on - especially noticeable in the grassy areas. ...
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    I've narrowed down my choices to the following 2...

    I've narrowed down my choices to the following 2 cameras:

    Canon Powershot S80 (discontinued)
    Pros:
    Superb Image Quality
    Wide Angle capability
    Longer zoom (by .6)
    More extensive manual...
  10. I too am interested in this camera. I thought I...

    I too am interested in this camera. I thought I had settled on an older Canon S80, but this seems to possibly be a better fit for me (especially for my pocket).

    I've perused through the online...
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    I just discovered this recently myself. So for...

    I just discovered this recently myself. So for my personal buying decision, I think I'm down to the W200 and the S80.

    But again, the new w200 is *12* megapixel.. which means it could potentially...
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    So the previous poster mentioning the W-series...

    So the previous poster mentioning the W-series was very astute.

    There's a new W-200 model that *just* came out that has "full" manual controls. I dug through the online pdf manual at Sony.com and...
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    Yes, as well as the Finepix 30 / 31fd. The...

    Yes, as well as the Finepix 30 / 31fd.

    The P5000 is probably the closest thing I'll find to my current camera (Coolpix 4300), but I would like to get something A) Smaller and B) Without a lens...
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    I'm attempting to pick up an S80 from Ebay, but...

    I'm attempting to pick up an S80 from Ebay, but in the mean time i'm continuing my research looking for possible alternatives.

    I don't believe any of the W-series Sony cameras have manual...
  15. Thread: Canon S80?

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    Canon S80?

    What do you like the least about your Canon S80?




    A little background...

    I've been looking at new cameras, specifically to replace my aging Nikon Coolpix 4300. i love its compactness,...
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    So I've narrowed down my choices: Casio EX-V7...

    So I've narrowed down my choices:

    Casio EX-V7
    Sony DSC-N1
    Casio EX-Z850
    Canon S80

    I've illiminated the Panasonic due to noise problems. yes, the casio's are not any better, but they are at...
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    Megapixels vs. Image Quality - At odds?

    To understand my perspective, you should know I've owned (and been immensely happy with) a Nikon Coolpix 4300 camera for the last 4 years. (if you don't know what it is, check out th dcresource...
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    Yes, I went window shopping today and found this...

    Yes, I went window shopping today and found this little gem. Looks good, and they even had an open-box special for only $299 (i saw the unit and it looked pristine). I couldn't bring myself to make...
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    Ultra-Compact with Manual Controls?

    Preface:
    I've had my compact Nikon Coolpix 4300 for quite some time now, and it's starting to show its age, and the 4-megapixel resolution is a bit outdated. It's been a great camera, and I love...
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