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Hello, It is coming up to christmas,"YAY" and I want to get someone a new camera. My budget is around

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To be honest for that kind of money you are going to struggle to get a DSLR. You've already stated you're not big on photography so what do you plan on using it for?

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What's with this obsession with DSLRs? I see people spending thousands of euros on Canon Mark models yet using them with stock lenses, it's like those 700

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What's with this obsession with DSLRs? I see people spending thousands of euros on Canon Mark models yet using them with stock lenses, it's like those 700

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if you have a say, canon APS-C sensor DSLR like the rebel series and want to go big league, plunk down for a Canon EOS 5D MarkIII so many upsides to that upgrade. already have a 5D MarkII? one MP upgrade and the Digic V processor wouldn't justify plunking down a 3,000 dollar plus for such a small amount of actual advancement.

 

I have a MarkII. I'll hope they will come out with a MarkIV instead. then that might justify an upgrade. 

 

I would only think a MarkII to MarkIII upgrade will be worthy unless you are a pro who puts food on his/her table as a career. but hobbyist? -no way

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This is the best camera you can get that takes DSLR like photos while remaining half cost of it:

 

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However it's still quite a bit above of your budget.

 

The remark here is only because not everybody needs DSLR, but definitely below DSLR cameras take photos with a lot of color/light problems, it isn't the case for this one.

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It is not for me but a friend, I would rather just get a point and click.

So do you know any good non DSLR cameras out there.

New models come out every 6 months (most models right now in october) so I can't recommend anything specific. The Panasonic LX7 still seems to be the best compact camera available but it's priced higher than your budget (pricegrabber says

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I had a look at Samsung WB800F and the Samsung EX2F, The WB800F has better numbers than the EX2F (MP, Optical zoom). So does the EX2F take a better image?

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A good topic.

 

I have a DSLR but it's a bit too clunky to take around and slow to take photos sometimes so I was thinking of getting my partner a compact.

I used to have a Canon G7, which was great so automatically looked at the latest G15, but I am thinking that will be way over powered so one of these might be a better (and cheaper!) option.

 

Both the WB800F and EX2F look good but the former is newer by 5 months, which makes me think they must have improved something, but the EX2F seems a step up in model terms.

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I would read these two reviews;

 

http://www.photographyblog.com/reviews/samsung_wb800f_review/

 

http://www.photographyblog.com/reviews/samsung_ex2f_review/

 

However to jump to the quick decision part...

 

 

Wb800F - RATINGS (OUT OF 5) Design 4 Features 4.5 Ease-of-use 4 Image quality 3.5 Value for money 4.5

 

EX2F - RATINGS (OUT OF 5) Design 4 Features 4.5 Ease-of-use 4 Image quality 4 Value for money 4

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Get a Sony NEX. It's pretty much a DSLR without the gigantic body.

 

https://outlet.sony.co.uk/shop/NEX-Cameras/NEX-3/NEXF3KB.CE.A <- There's one here in Sony's outlet (refurb) for

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