I've found myself in a situation where i saved 400$ for a camera but wich one. -->Canon PowerShot SD550 Digital Camera:$399.95 Specifications Image capture device type: 7.1 Megapixel, 1/1.8 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD) Total pixels: Approx. 7.4 Megapixels Effective pixels: Approx. 7.1 Megapixels Focal length: 7.7-23.1mm f/2.8-4.9 (35mm film equivalent: 37-111mm) Digital zoom: 4x Focusing range: --Normal AF: 1.6 ft./50 cm-infinity --Macro AF: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50 cm (WIDE), 1.0-1.6 ft./30-50cm (TELE) --Digital Macro: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50 cm (WIDE) Maximum aperture: f/2.8 (W) - f/4.9 (T) Shutter speed: 15-1/2000 sec.; Slow shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec. Built-in flash: Operation modes: Auto, On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off, Slow Synchro Flash range: --Normal: 1.6-16 ft./50cm - 5.0m (W), 1.6-9.8 ft./50cm - 3.0m (T) --Macro: 1.0-1.6 ft./30-50cm (W/T) (when ISO is set to Auto) Recycling time: Approx. 10 sec. or less Storage media: SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard File format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format) Image compression: Still image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG); Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural)) JPEG compression mode: Normal, fine, superfine Computer interface: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Video out: NTSC/PAL Audio out: Monaural Dimensions (WxHxD): 2.52 x 2.24 x 1.08 in./89.5 X 57.0 x 27.4 mm Weight (approx.): 6.0 oz./170 g (camera body only) In the box PowerShot SD550 camera body Lithium battery pack Battery charger SD Memory Card Wrist strap Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB interface cable Audio/video cable -->Casio EX-S500 Exilim Card Camera (Gray):$279.95 Specifications Effective pixels: 5.0 Megapixels Image sensor: 1/2.5-inch 5.25 Megapixel primary color CCD Optical zoom: 3x retracting Digital zoom: 4x LCD monitor: 2.2-inch type, TFT LCD monitor Lens focal length: 6.2-18.6mm (38-114mm equivalent) Minium focus distance: 6.7 in./17 cm Maximum aperture: f/2.7-5.2 Image stabilizer: Yes (Anti-Shake DSP) Image file formats: JPEG (Fine, Normal, Economy); Exif 2.2, DCF 1.0, DPOF compliant Focus modes: AutoFocus, Macro AF, Infinity, Manual Focus range: Normal: 15.7 in/40 cm to infinity; Macro: 6.7 in./17 cm to 19.6 in/50 cm (W) Shutter lag: 0.008 seconds Time between shots: 1.4 seconds Burst capability: Continuous shooting at 1.4 seconds/frame Built-in flash: Operation modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, On/Off Effective flash range: 1.3-9.2 ft./0.4-2.8 m (W) Shooting modes: Still, movie Movie length: 1 hour and 20 minutes continuous Audio recording: WAV format, monaural; up to 30 seconds of audio with image (during or after shot) Battery life: Approx. 200 shots per charge Battery type: Lithium-ion rechargeable Storage media: SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard (not included) Internal memory: 8.3MB Computer interface: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Dimensions (HxWxD): 2.3 x 3.6 x 0.6 in./59.0 X 90.0 x 16.1 mm (excluding projections) Weight (approx.): 4.1 oz./115 g (without battery) In the Box EX-S500 Exilim camera AC power cord USB cradle A/V cable Wrist strap Software CD-ROM User guide so which one is better for my money and worth buying. (notice both cameras or from Apple.) this camera is not for buiseness are life causeing use.