Nikon Coolpix S620

Announced Feb 3, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 112 mm (4×)

This cam takes really sharp pics for a nikon point and shoot. For once it actually beats a canon ixus in terms of image quality. The wide angle has quite decent control on the distortions. i'm impressed as compared even to a DSLR. Problems: nothing fancy in the reviewing of photos unlike the newer canon ixus which has a built-in fade mode transition when scrolling through the photos taken.

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I wanted a compact digital as I found I wasn't using my Olympus 7070 as much as I should. So much easier to have a little P&S in your pocket than have a larger camera slung around your neck. Secondly, I plan on taking the camera on an extended vacation, so it had to be small. A Wide-Angle was a must, as was some degree of control over the camera, specifically ISO, White Balance & Exposure Compensation. Chose the S620 as it has the features I wanted at a good price point. Checked out the Fuji ...

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