Digital cameras forum: Better Camera? Canon Powershot SX260 HS or Samsung wb250f

by: Frustrated_Now April 11, 2013 1:11 PM PDT

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Better Camera? Canon Powershot SX260 HS or Samsung wb250f

by Frustrated_Now - 4/11/13 1:11 PM

Hello, I purchased a Samsung wb250f camera as a gift a few weeks back for a relative. A few days later I ordered a Canon Powershot SX260 HS for myself. Turns out the gifted camera wasn't the right fit for her. I now have both cameras in my possession and I am trying to figure out which one to keep. After playing around with both I have found that the Samsung actually takes clearer outside pictures. Does anyone have any thoughts on which camera is better? Keep in mind I use the auto setting pretty much exclusively in keeping with being an amateur. Photos from both sharpen up nicely with a touchup in Photoshop. There is quite a bit of noise with both cameras - that being said I'm realistic with how good of pictures you get with a $200 camera. Is there a clear winner between these two?

I am going on vacation shortly & will be taking mostly outside day shots but will be taking some inside shots as well.

Thanks!

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