Looking to purchase dslr for minus temperatures

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Looking to purchase dslr for minus temperatures
Aug 15, 2013

I am planning to purchase a DSLR suited for minus conditions and at high altitude.

I had recently purchased the Olympus tg-630 camera and the quality is so bad that I have decided to get rid of it. Image quality is worse than a smart phone camera.

I have looked into the pentax series of dslr that have minimum operating temperature of -10 C. What happens if temp. falls to -15C? Are they are any cameras that can handle extreme cold?

I am also considering the Sony A390 but how is useful would this be at minus conditions?

Just found this information on cnet website for the sony a390.

  • Min Operating Temperature 32 °F/0 C
  • Max Operating Temperature 104 °F/40 C
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