Touch screens.............good, bad ????

Started Oct 18, 2015 | Questions thread
Jon_T
Jon_T Veteran Member • Posts: 3,527
Re: Touch screens only: No; Hybrid: Yes

In case of the G9 X where smallest size a priority there's limited exterior area for dials/ buttons; especially with the large LCD display that reduces rear body surface area for dials/ buttons.

For larger compacts would want dials/buttons for most common settings (e.g., G15, G1 X, etc.), and touch screen for quicker access in navigation through menu options/ settings.

Digital cameras have far too settings/ features to access via with only dials and buttons.

After using my S110 and 70D touch screens for navigating through menus, far easier/ quicker than using the rear dial/ 4-way arrow/cursor buttons on my cameras that do not have touch screen.

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