Consumer Reports July 2007 (digicam issue) posted to alt.binaries.e-book.technical

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by Harry Poster, Jun 17, 2007.

  1. Harry Poster

    Harry Poster Guest

    The July CR talks about digital cameras.

    Top choice among Compact Cameras was the Canon S2, last choice was
    some HP model. Who says CR is dumb about cameras?

    For Sub-compacts (pocketable) the best choice was Sony DSC-N2. 10 MP,
    big LCD, no shutter lag. I'm running out to buy one now! Who cares
    that it uses a memory stick?
     
    Harry Poster, Jun 17, 2007
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    ray Guest

    I'll vote for that. They did not even mention the resolution of the
    Electronic ViewFinder on EVF models. What difference does it make about
    the rest of the camera if you can't see to frame the picture?
    I would care. They cost significantly more than SD or CF.
     
    ray, Jun 17, 2007
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  3. Harry Poster

    ray Guest

    I think you might be a little harsh. IMHO CR is probably OK for Joe
    Sixpack - just not for anyone with room temperature IQ and any knowledge
    of subject matter.
     
    ray, Jun 18, 2007
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    JohnR66 Guest

    I'll give them extra credit points because they made a point about the
    megapixel wars and how some lower MP count cameras can deliver better
    quality image. This is an important point to get to the public.
    John
     
    JohnR66, Jun 18, 2007
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    Harley Maye Guest

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    Harley Maye, Jun 18, 2007
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    Have you found your brain yet?
     
    Carl Neil Ellwood, Jun 19, 2007
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