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Viewfinders on compacts cameras

Started Jan 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
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v steffel
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It can be done in a quality compact
In reply to JWest, Jan 12, 2013

I used a Fuji E550 and it had a optical viewfinder (tunnel) that was very usable for me.

1/1.7"  Super CCD HR • 6.3 million effective pixels

I currently use a Canon s90 and it doesn't but could have a built-in optical viewfinder.

1/1.7" (7.44 x 5.58 mm)    10.4 megapixels

The manufacturers have not provided explanations why a quality optical viewfinder can not be built into today's compact cameras.

While I have figured out how to use the read LCD it has many problems, especially on sunny days.

I wish I new a way to get the major camera manufacturers to address this deficiency.

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