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Wondering, with all these new digital cameras, from nikon, kodak, cannon, is there anything light that takes as good pictures as the t2i? Or is the t2i going to dominate regular digital for awhile? I see nikon has new digital with removable lenses, and kodak has some new cameras, or are they not even close to quality/performance?
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considering only sensor potential......

fuji x100 or x-pro
sony nex series
olympus ep series
panasonic gf series
leica m9

all offers IQ comparable to the t2i.
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You usually get what you pay for. Those cameras wouldnt be cheaper if they were just as good. Just a thought about things in general really. I don't really know for sure, but this applies to most things. Except wierd brand things like Bentleys and like....Surock
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Well i'm no expert but you could take a mirror-less dslr but i'm not sure if there is such a wide lens choice for those..
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so them listed will be SAME image quality? and lighter? or no
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Well i'm no expert but you could take a mirror-less dslr but i'm not sure if there is such a wide lens choice for those..

except for the lecia, none of the mirrorless systems (not mirrorless DSLR) will have a native lens selection even close to canon EOS. But the sony/olympus/panasonic can mount nearly all of the 35mm lenses ever produced in full manual mode.
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so them listed will be SAME image quality? and lighter? or no

no they wont be the same image quality cause they wont have exactly the same sensor nor the same Digic 4 processor...

they will offer similar IQ, could be better, could be a little worst.
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Those cameras wouldnt be cheaper if they were just as good. Just a thought about things in general really. I don't really know for sure

Why bother trying to give advice if you can't be sure of it? Jesus, this section needs a cleansing.
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gonna stick with mine. to many ifs. mean I wanted a nice camera to take pictures in and outside. $500 Max but if image quality will be less I don't want it. I always went Kodak before dslr.
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would the Nikon coolpix p510 be as good? looks nice
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gonna stick with mine. to many ifs. mean I wanted a nice camera to take pictures in and outside. $500 Max but if image quality will be less I don't want it. I always went Kodak before dslr.

you basically gave out a blanket statement. how do you define "better IQ", is it better in high iso, is it better at color reproduction, is it better with more dynamic range?

the leica will definitely have better IQ in all these fields then the t2i. but it also costs 8k for the body and 2k+ for a lens.

all the other cameras may or may not get better IQ in the end, this is dependent on many factors. i gave you a list of cameras which can give you what you want but you will have to look at them and decide if its better for you.

its rather hard to spoon feed you an answer when you give such a vague description of what you need.....
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would the Nikon coolpix p510 be as good? looks nice

no it will not be better then your t2i. there are only a hand full of non-removable lens camera which compare to a t2i in terms of IQ.
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