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Which of these digital camera you guys think is the best and why? I need to order one for my wife as a gift for Christmas but I don't know much about digital cameras or cameras in general. She is the camera expert, but can't ask her about her own gift. So I need some help here. Price range $200-399.

1. Canon Powershot SX10-IS
2. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28
3. Nikon CooLPIX P80
4. FUJIFILM FinePix S2000HD
5. Canon PowerShot SX110-IS

Thanks In Advance!
Edited by TheLatinHeat - 12/18/08 at 11:32pm
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My choices would be either a Canon SD790 IS, Fujifilm F100fd or a Panasonic FX37. They're all tops in terms of image quality and speed. If I had to pick one of the three, it would be the Canon.

A few comparison reviews:

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/Q408slimgroup/
http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/Q408premiumgroup/
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Thanks for the GoneTomorrow, looks like a great camera but I think I want to go with a bit more option such as;

Which of these digital camera you guys think is the best and why? I need to order one for my wife as a gift for Christmas but I don't know much about digital cameras or cameras in general. She is the camera expert, but can't ask her about her own gift. So I need some help here. Price range $200-399.

1. Canon Powershot SX10-IS
2. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

So far got it narrow down two those two based on online reviews. What you guys think about those two digital cameras?
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what options are you looking at? don't think you finished your sentace as you said you aer looking for more options such as;


and then left it like that.
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Ooh... I am sorry rx7speed, I totally lost track that day was tired. Anyways I figure out which cam I am going after which is the Panasonic DMC FZ28. I saw a professional photographer put that camera into use and I tell you I was shock at the pictures that he took. So in the end saving 10-25% on price compare to the Canon I have decided to go with the Panasonic. Both camera are nice and it was a hard choice, but I just hope my wife enjoy the new camera and manual options that it brings.

By the way I use to own 2 first Gen Rx7s Red one with black interior and a White one with red interior. I miss those cars, but now I drive a Tiburon. Lookin to get another Rex later on new or old not sure yet unless I have a major project for a cosmo 3 rotor engine or 4 rotor 12A.
Edited by TheLatinHeat - 12/22/08 at 7:29am
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Canon.

OPTICAL QUALITY = WIN

This conclusion is actually based on 100s of hours of research, but I don't feel like explaining myself.

I shoot with a 40D and 24-70mm f/2.8L lens.
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Canon Powershots are very good cameras. I have had two different Nikon Coolpix and I like them a lot, but I have enjoyed my Powershots more.
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