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Old Jan 11, 2008, 4:21 PM   #11
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While the S9xxx series may be gone, it does look like there's a suitable replacement in the works.....my only issue is that it looks like it may have a lithium battery, which means I'm either sticking with my camera, or jumping brands.
What is wrong with a Lithium battery?
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Old Jan 11, 2008, 6:25 PM   #12
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It's not feasible to carry around a half dozen sets of lithium batteries. Lithium batteries are expensive. Lithium battery chargers are expensive. Lithium batteries can only be used in the device it's made for. Fully charged lithium batteries can't be bought at any retail establishment. I wouldn't use lithium batteries even if they were free, simply because I'd have to carry around AA's for most of my devices, then special lithium batteries only for my camera. No thanks, I'll stick with AA so I can have flexible and inexpensive battery options.
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Old Jan 12, 2008, 1:57 AM   #13
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Stefh, I heard that rumor too, I think maybe it's going to be like the S9100, but, with more features?, i'm pretty sure that's what I heard, i'll keep my eyes and ears open for more.
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Old Jan 12, 2008, 5:28 PM   #14
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one rumor I heard is it has a longer zoom but I hope it has some serious IS built in

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