PIX 2015

Canon PowerShot A1300

Announced Feb 7, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 140 mm (5×)
West LA Dirk

I had an A 1000 that I liked but the screen cracked on a hike so ended up with Panasonic Lumix FZ150.  Decided to give the Canon to my granddaughter since the screen was still visible and cracks weren't likely to cause injury.  Now that its gone I kind of missed having it so bought an A 1300 off of EBay.  It may well be one of the last, if not the last small point and shoot with an optical viewfinder (very handy when outdoors in bright sunlight).  Another handy feature is the use of AA ...

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I like A1300. Shot with one hand. Important that I can take film using the optical viewfinder. Useful flash. Very good batteri capacity, because I am using viewfinder not the screen composing the picture. Useful picture information. Very good menu system. Good solid construction. Not to big for the pocket. Low price. G15 looks interesting, but is may be to big for my pockets. Problems: No problems. But would like to set the shutter or aperture manually. Wind noise taking film. Would ...

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