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Jul 08, 2014 16:51 |  #1

So I am looking at a decent point and shoot for my wife - I have looked at the canon S110 and things around the 250 - and less range in cost.
I would like something not completely useless to me also - meaning ability to have decent control over the camera -
Things I know she would like - Easy use & ability to locate features - Decent Zoom/focal length / and WiFi capability for easy sharing of photos - Touch screen would be a nice feature also (hence my looking at a S110)


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Jul 08, 2014 18:37 |  #2

I have a s100 and love it. If you want wifi, the s110 should be a good choice. My wife likes how easy it is to use and take with us.


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Jul 08, 2014 18:49 |  #3

Question you have to ask yourself: Would she honestly use it more than her phone when photo ops arise? Sounds like just about all of your qualifications are met with a decent phone app.


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Jul 08, 2014 18:54 |  #4

I hardly use my P&S anymore because the phones are so good these days. But if she wants the good images with great zoom, the S110 is small and wonderful. It's the camera I buy new college students who travel a lot and want something that is much better than their phones.


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Jul 08, 2014 18:57 |  #5

While phones are a good option we are also buying for our trip to Disneyland this September - She uses her phone a lot, but the lack of zoom, fast moving kids, fast filled storage, prints ect.

Phones are a good option when needed but I would much rather have something capible of most of what I could throw at it photography wise - again kids & Zoom - also Low light


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Jul 08, 2014 18:58 |  #6

I'm with Jarvis -- unless your wife has a passion for taking better pictures, a good smartphone is pretty much all people use nowadays. It's nearly made the point-n-shoots obsolete.

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Edit: sorry...your last post was being typed as I was typing mine. Since you've outlined that a great point-n-shoot is what she wants/needs, then my vote is for the S110 as well. It's a great camera and a very good value. --Bryan


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Jul 14, 2014 16:01 |  #7

If it were my wife in question I'd provide her with the information and make it her choice.

If you do get the S110 shooting in RAW will give you a good advantage in processing.


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Jul 14, 2014 17:08 |  #8

might opt for the sony wx350 - seems like a nice camera. I like the S110 but 20mp is more appealing than 12


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