A&P Canon Point & Shoot Suggestions

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  1. scotty

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    I am looking for a simple point and shoot to get and I have been looking at the Canons which seems pretty nice.

    Models I have been looking at are SD800 IS, SD900, SD1000. I can't really see any major differences between the 3 besides the SD900 being 10 megapixals and the others are 7.1 MP. The SD800 has image stabalization but I am not sure if that is such a big deal or not, although I have heard some good things about it.

    I was just at Costco and they had the SD900 for $359.99 and it does look nice and I liked the way it felt. It has a metal casing while the others I think are plastic. Newegg is running a promotion on what looks like most digital cameras for a free 1 GB Crucial SD card so I think that would be the way to go. I just am trying to decide which model. Any suggestions?
     
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    I would get the 800 because of the IS
     
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    Also i doubt you need 10mp anyway
     
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    i heard megapixels are not really a big factor. is that true for the most part?
     
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    the difference between 7 and 10 megapixels is almost nonexistant. And Canon IS is actually very effective unlike other makes "anti-shake" tech.

    that said, I'd get the SD800IS or wait a month and get the new SD850IS
     
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    hmm i dont mind waiting for the SD850 IS. do you know what new improvements the SD 850 IS will have? i looked it up briefly and the only difference i noticed is the 8MP.
     
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    More on the tele end of the zoom SD800 = 28-105, SD850 = 35-140
    Enhanced movie options
    selectable 2/10 sec self timer
    Higher res LCD

    Obviously, the big change here is the lens.
     

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