This is informative
I just stumbled on this from the NYTimes site.
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Cookies35 Nikonian since 18th Apr 2007Fri 17-Apr-09 03:37 PM
… "a feature list in search of a camera" … from what I've heard and read, that describes quite a few C***n's, not just the SX1.
Thanks for posting that link!
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sylvesterii Registered since 02nd Sep 2008Fri 17-Apr-09 07:48 PM
Interesting article, albeit pretty unfair to Canon. The author really can't compare the D5K to canon's super zoom point and shoot. that would be like comparing the new 500D (Rebel T-something or other) to Nikons (i think) P90.
I guess the new Canon is still larger than the D40 or D5K, but the article makes it sound like Canon doesn't have a sensor that could even come close to competing with the D5K. If I was in charge of Canon's marketing and PR people, there would be some things being thrown around our office right now!
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Noel Holland Charter MemberSat 18-Apr-09 10:01 AM
>albeit pretty unfair to Canon
Yes, I'd agree with that. I suppose the original concept for the article was to show the merging margins between the smaller DSLR and the larger P&S. From that respect the P&S would always be expected to win on features and die on image quality, which is pretty much what the reviewer said - you can't change the laws of physics. I might have been fairer though if they had reviewed offerings from the same manufacturer. We'd be spitting nails right now if they reversed the comparison and tried to compare a Coolpix to a Digital Rebel.