Traveling for a year, looking for a new camera to take with me

Started Jun 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
Svein Eriksen Senior Member • Posts: 1,777
Re: Canon G1X or Sony RX100

wb2trf wrote:

Really only the Canon G1X fits your spec given that you think you need a viewfinder.

I considered mentioning the G1 X in my post earlier in the thread, but thought it was over the $800 limit. Checked now and it's just below, $794 at B&H and you can probably find it for less too. It fits your requirements well, but personally I'd find the 4x zoom somewhat restrictive. It might not be to you however and it well worth consideration. The IQ is much better than the X10, but the camera is also much bigger.

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