G10 or SD880 My husband and I are looking for a new camera, and are looking for a really good point and shoot. My heart is leaning toward the G10 because I've heard such great reviews, but we...
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G10 or SD880 My husband and I are looking for a new camera, and are looking for a really good point and shoot. My heart is leaning toward the G10 because I've heard such great reviews, but we are not expert photographers. I've hard the SD880 is comparable to the G10, but the photos Ive seen online dont seem as great. Any opinions on if I should spend the extra money and get the G10?
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For the extra $100, the G10 has 3" LCD 460Kp vs 2.5" 230Kp and lens 28-140 vs 33-133 also full PASM modes. All would be important to me. Many post attest to how much owner enjoy G10. G10 significantly larger 109x78x46 vs 97x62x28. You can tell I am comparing these 2 also. Go for the G10.
I own the 880, G10, and also the 990. The G10 and 990's images seem to have more clarity than the 880, and I had virtually unnoticable noise in my night light shots of Las Vegas. Both the G10 and 990 have more megapixels (almost 15), but they also have the same larger sensor to accomodate the pixel increase. If you want one a bit larger with more control, buy the G10. If you love the G10, want basically the same image quality, but want something more compact, you might want to consider the "baby sister", the 990 .
I have a G10 and I really enjoy fooling around with the settings, but it really does quite well with the auto mode and excellent macro mode. The wide angle ability is a definite plus. Colors are vibrant.
Get SD880. G10 has the same image processing engine, the same 3" screen. The main differences are: G10 offers the ability to control aperture and shutter, and the ability shoot in RAW format. That's ALL. G10 is MUCH bigger/heavier. If you are not seriously into photography, you might be able to get better pictures with SD880, and you can put SD880 in your purse, your husbands pocket, ...., but you will need a separate bag for the G10.