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Hey ocn ,

i want to get a new point and shoot camera so i can carry it with me all the time because i can't carry my dslr with me all the time .

I live in Greece

My budget is 100 €

I need something with at least 720p and with a good camera sensor .

I would like to get a very slim camera so it can fit my pocket .

I don't care about brand but i will like to be as beatifull as it can .

Thanks all
 
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Not sure if the price is the same over there but for ~$130 here you can get the Elph 100 HS. I believe it's called the Canon IXUS 115 HS for you.

It has a CMOS sensor, can shoot at 1080p(Can't use zoom while filming)

Just received mine this morning and I think it's a great camera for the price. For a little more you can get the Elph 300 HS/IXUS 220 HS which has 5x zoom compared to the 4x of the 115 HS. It can zoom while filming and can use the auto focus ability while filming. It has a 24mm wide angle lens opposed to the IXUS 115 HS 28mm lens though for general photo taking the 28mm is just fine. The sensor in each camera is the same CMOS sensor which is better for low light than a CCD sensor which most camera in this price range have.

I didn't find enough benefits for my personal usage to warrant spending the additional ~$50 for the 300HS.

Good luck in your search and I hope you find the right camera for you.

Edit:: You mentioned size, this guy is small 3.7 x 0.8 x 2.2 inches ; 5 ounces
It's smaller than I thought it would be honestly.
Edited by Jeffro422 - 2/29/12 at 10:32am
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It seems a really good camera but i have second thoughts about zoom in video.

Does it fit to your pocket easy ?

I have found it here in greece for 127 €

What do you think, should i buy it ?
 
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Not having the zoom in video doesn't bother me much but the only video I've shot was of friends rollerblading at the skate park. Depends on how you will be using it. You might also find the 4x zoom isn't adequate. The IXUS 220 HS can zoom during video as well as having a 5x zoom it might be better for you but the price might be out of your range.

Look at the Sony Wx9 also a great point and shoot that should be in your price range. Can zoom while taking video also regarded as a good p&s at this price range.
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