pentax or canon?

i've been in the market for a digital camera...with so many choices out there and an opinions from a few people, i think i've narrowed it down to a few choices. my criteria are:

  • i'd like it to be compact, slim & small -- i already have a pretty good 35mm camera. it should fit in my jacket pocket.

  • i'd like to spend up to $600

  • i'd like it to be at least 4.0 megapixels, just because it is the current standard it seems

  • i'd like to be made by a reputable brand, one that traditionally makes cameras (sorry hp)

  • anyways, i've narrowed it down to these two choices (camera 1, camera 2), and i'm about to head out right now to see what else is out there.

    any suggestions?

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