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>I am looking for a compact digital camera. It'd possibly be A95 or 750Z
> or something similar.
I have both of those and like them both very much.
> It must have the variable LCD like A95 or 750Z, 5MP+. Small, cute, and
> yet still comfortible to hold.
On smallness and cuteness the 750Z beats the A95. It is really one elegant,
beautifully made little camera. Both are comfortable to hold considering
they are rather small cameras, and I'd rate them about equal in this
respect. The swiveling LCD is slightly larger on the A95 (but I had to put
them side by side to tell).
> My wife has a A95, so I know it. Would 750Z worth the extra cost
> ($210~270 vs $350~$400)? Is the 7MP a plus or a minus compared to 5MP
> (resolution vs. noise)
I'd say the 7 Mp is a slight plus if you're going to make prints about
letter size or larger, irrelevant for smaller prints or viewing photos on
your computer. I haven't had any noise problem with either camera, but I
don't shoot at ISO 400 either. (Physical size of the CCD is the same in both
cameras.) The 750Z has a 5x zoom (37.5-187.5mm equivalent) compared to the
A95's 3x (38-114mm), and I like that. On the other hand, the A95 has a
removable trim ring which allows the use of an adapter tube and accessory
lens, and I like that too.
My own opinion is that yes, the 750Z is worth the extra money, which right
now isn't so much extra anyway. The A95 usually sells online for $260 or so
(if you see a lower price it's probably a refurb), and the 750Z can be had
now for about $280 after the $50 mail-in rebate.
> Any other camera model that worth to consider? What?
If I knew of any other camera comparable to the A95 or 750Z in the same
price range, I'd probably buy that too.