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    I have an old Canon IXUS 95 IS (bought in 2009) which is still perfectly functional and takes decent pictures.

    However since it is so old now (10MPS and 3x zoom), I'm thinking of upgrading the camera for a newer one with more up to date specs.

    Tempted to just buy a Canon IXUS 275 HS (I think you can buy for £130) since I'm most familiar with them (20.2MPS, 12x zoom, can connect to WiFi and has IS to capture steady pictures).
    http://www.canon.co.uk/for_home/prod...s/ixus_275_hs/

    Unless someone advises me otherwise? Mainly will just be taking home photos/videos.
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    I have an old Canon IXUS 95 IS (bought in 2009) which is still perfectly functional and takes decent pictures.

    However since it is so old now (10MPS and 3x zoom), I'm thinking of upgrading the camera for a newer one with more up to date specs.

    Tempted to just buy a Canon IXUS 275 HS (I think you can buy for £130) since I'm most familiar with them (20.2MPS, 12x zoom, can connect to WiFi and has IS to capture steady pictures).
    http://www.canon.co.uk/for_home/prod...s/ixus_275_hs/

    Unless someone advises me otherwise? Mainly will just be taking home photos/videos.
    Canon's Ixus cameras are fairly generic point and shoots, although for this price the lens isn't great as it has a shorter than average zoom range, and those cameras with larger zoom ranges will also have smaller apertures compared to the Ixus at the same level of zoom (aperture refers to how much light a lens lets into the sensor, with the lower "f number" the better). There's not much wrong with the Ixus as far as bog standard compacts go, but if are willing to forgo the familiarity you can do a bit better with cameras from brands like Panasonic and Sony.
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Canon's Ixus cameras are fairly generic point and shoots, although for this price the lens isn't great as it has a shorter than average zoom range, and those cameras with larger zoom ranges will also have smaller apertures compared to the Ixus at the same level of zoom (aperture refers to how much light a lens lets into the sensor, with the lower "f number" the better). There's not much wrong with the Ixus as far as bog standard compacts go, but if are willing to forgo the familiarity you can do a bit better with cameras from brands like Panasonic and Sony.
    Which models of Panasonic and Sony should I be looking at?
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    Which models of Panasonic and Sony should I be looking at?
    Here's a quick couple of examples that do a little more than the Canon for around the same price.
    http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/cameras...18753-pdt.html

    http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/cameras...pid=display~RR
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Here's a quick couple of examples that do a little more than the Canon for around the same price.
    http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/cameras...18753-pdt.html

    http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/cameras...pid=display~RR
    Thanks that's very helpful!
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    Thanks that's very helpful!
    No worries :yy:
 
 
 
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