Neway, The A610 has a number of improvements/differences compared to the A95 including: 1. 4X vs. 3X optical zoom.
2. 640x480@30fps unlimited movies vs. 640x480@10fps for 30 secs max.
3. 2.4fps vs. 2.0fps burst mode.
4. SD vs. CF cards (may be good or bad depending on what you have!).
5. 2.0" LCD vs. 1.8".
6. 1 cm vs. 5cm closest macro focus distance.
7. Lower shutter lag.
8. Almost double the battery life.
9. 3X faster USB transfer rates Maxx..
Thank you I didn't know exactly all of that..
So in the end is the A610 a good camera for it's price? can I find something better 4 this money more or less?..
I think the A610 is one of the best ones out there for the price. Excellent image quality, easy to use, a twist LCD and enough features to keep both enthusiast and novice happy. It would be at the top of my list if I was shopping for one in it's category. If you don't need all the advanced features but instead want better performance indoors in low light, take a look at the Fuji F10. Maxx..
Canon looks much better...still i'm interested in low light performance...but I'll go 4 the canon how bad can it be in low light? I read it's pretty good.. enough 4me I hope thanks a lot..
Hi neway, The S2 has a longer zoom and a great movie mode, those are good reasons to buy it. If you need neither the A610 for example produces higher-quality images, has even longer battery life (the S2 is also.
Very good) and is smaller to carry. - Itai.
Hi guys, I just bought my new A610 and I'm really satisfied with it. Is there anyone of you knows how to adjust the "Blur" background if it's set to Portrait? So the subject would really stand out. Many Thanks..
Kobe, You've hit on one of the disadvantages of a P&S. Small P&S's have a lot more depth of field than DSLRs with normal or telephoto lenses due to their small sensors and short focal length of the their lenses. It's not possible to get the same amount of subject isolation (background blurring) as with a DLSR and a fast portrait lens. The best you will do is use Av mode, set the largest aperture (Portrait mode does this for you), zoom out to the maximum focal length and move as close to your subject as you can. You'll probably have to resort to artificially blurring your background in software to get the desired isolation. Maxx..
Thanks Maxx for the advise. I will probably do a lot of testing for and experiment on this cam. Cheers!..