S70 - is a replacement due . . .

Started Jul 20, 2005 | Discussions thread
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aukhawk Contributing Member • Posts: 761
Re: It's all the same

Gena wrote:

Few pixels here, few pixels there - who cares. It's all about from
7 to 8 Mpx.

I'd entirely agree if we were talking about the telephoto end of the zoom - crop 8Mpx down to 7 and gain some extra reach, yes.

But it doesn't work at the w/a end - if your lens barrel has '28mm' etched onto it and you switch your camera to 'normal' 4:3 mode and take a picture at wide angle, your going to be a tad disappointed to find it is only about 35mm (equiv, of course).
I wouldn't accuse Panasonic of misleading marketing, of course.


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