Originally Posted by Mucka
Went to Costco and they actually had both cameras side by side. The bad part is neither one would power up. Both unplugged. They both felt OK in my hands. The Nikon did had rubber in part of the grip that was a nice touch. It would have been nice to see both work. I will keep looking.
I do plan to get a pod of some sort to stead the camera. Thanks for the advice on that.
I have an earlier version of a TrekTech Monopod, like their cheap one and it is nicely built. Not as stable as a real tripod but much handier.