I finally bought a T200

I finally broke down and bought a Sony DSC-T200.

dsc-t200I’ve been looking at compact cameras for a long, long time, and had my eye on the T-200. It’s tiny, but it also has a 3.5″ screen, 5X optical zoom, and mechanical image stabilization.

Besides that, it just look amazing … and frankly, the aesthetics are critically important to me as well as the photo quality and mechanical specs.

Sony is just about to launch the T-300, but in my mind the 300 doesn’t add anything spectacular, and in fact I prefer the 8 megapixels of the T-200 to the T-300’s 12 megapixels. The sensor size isn’t changing, so I think the T-300’s pictures will just be noisier as the light gets split up more and more, or software as the software valiantly fights to compensate.

It’s being delivered Monday … I’m looking forward to opening it up and having a camera that’s slim enough to take with me wherever I go …

 


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