C5060 olympus, or A1 Minolta

Discussion in 'Olympus' started by GEF, Jun 13, 2004.

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    GEF Guest

    Hello, trying to deceide on a new camera. Which of these cameras is the
    best. I will be using it alot in the auto modes and so will the others who
    will be using it. Thanks,Gary
    GEF, Jun 13, 2004
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    PhAnTOmaS Guest

    Minolta Dimage A2.... A2
    A1 got a bad EVF. A2 it's much better and works great!!!!
    PhAnTOmaS, Jun 13, 2004
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  3. Minolta Dimage A2.... A2
    Although I compared the A2 to my existing Nikon 5700 and found no
    compelling reason to upgrade. I sent the A2 back, in particular becuase
    the JPEG images saved by the camera had nasty artefacts (also present in
    the A1 - why wasn't the firmware updated?), the macro range was rather
    limited (only works at two focal lengths), the LCD mechanism felt "tinny",
    and because the company lies about the number of pixels in the EVF.

    The pictures were, on average, no better than those from the Nikon 5700.

    David J Taylor, Jun 13, 2004
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    Steve Almond Guest

    Is the 28mm wide angle lens important to you? It is to me, and I'd like to
    throw a couple more into the ring to get some comments/comparisons:

    Canon S60 (too new to form an opinion?)
    Nikon 5400
    Leica Digilux 2 (if only.....)

    Are there any other wide zoom types to consider? I'm interested for
    landscape work. Had a great 2 years with my Fuji 601, but I'm tempted by
    something with wider zoom and better quality.

    Steve Almond, Jun 13, 2004
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