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<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi, first post and living in Canada and like many others hoping to buy
> digital camera for Christmas and friends have recommended Hewlett
> Packer Photosmart R607 for around 270 at Staples. It 4.1 Mp 3xoptical
> and 7 digital. Can anybody advise if this is a decent camera or
> recommend something in the 300-400 dollar Canadian range that is a
> good buy and will do for the average tech savvy guy, thanks Garry
Have a look at what Olympus and Panasonic have on offer.
Olympus put out a 3.5 MP digicam with 10x optical and 30x digital zoom. My
wife has one and it's output is excellent. Panasonic are not too shabby
either although I would say - as an owner a lot of HP gear - that anything
from HP could be considered good. It's just that cameras from Olympus are