Looking for a camera to replace Powershot A650IS...

Discussion in 'UK Photography' started by Jake, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. Jake

    Jake Guest

    I had a Canon Powershot A650IS and it was great, but that was nicked today
    so I need a new one, and will have to buy it in Beijing because that's where
    I am currently.

    Basically I want what I had in the 650IS, a fold out screen so I can see the
    LCD from all angles, takes AA cells and SD cards, at least 6x zoom and a
    high degree of manual control.

    I'd buy another 650IS but I can't find it on sale anywhere on the web...
    What's closest please?
    Jake, Sep 3, 2011
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  2. They don't make 'em like that any more. A quick search for vari-angle
    displays at Jacobs' site gives 8 hits, precisely not a single one of
    which seems to take AAs (and most of which aren't anywhere near as
    compact as your A650 was). For reference, the candidates are:

    - Canon PowerShot G12
    - Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
    - Panasonic Lumix FZ100
    - Leica V-Lux 2 (essentially identical to the above)
    - Sony DSC-HX100V
    - Nikon Coolpix P500
    - Nikon Coolpix P7100
    - Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
    Tom Friedetzky, Sep 4, 2011
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  3. Jake

    Jake Guest

    Thanks Tom... none of those seem to fit the bill, I will maybe try and pick
    up a second hand A650IS from eBay at practically the same price I paid for
    Jake, Sep 16, 2011
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