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Old May 20, 2009, 10:17 PM   #1
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Default Need Compact Camera

Hey, I'm looking for a compact camera that I could carry around in my pocket. I will mostly be using it to just shoot pictures of friends and random things. I need a camera that can take some decent pictures at night too. Also being able to take short videos would be nice. Basically I need a camera good for recording the moments of my last year of high school.

So I need decent battery life, good pictures in low light, decent video, and small enough to carry in my pocket.

Any suggestions?

Edit: Oh, and I'd prefer the storage media to either be SD or Micro SD.
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Old May 21, 2009, 12:30 AM   #2
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Hi TorWheeler.
The first Camera that comes to mind is the Fuji FinePix F200EXR.
Here are it's main features

12.0 Megapixel
5x Wide-angle Zoom Lens (28-140mm)
3.0" Color LCD Display
Super CCD EXR Sensor
Dual Image Stabilization
Extremely High Sensitivity (ISO 12800)
Film Simulation Modes
Face Detection 3.0
HD Video Out
xD-Picture & SD/SDHC Card Compatible
and here's alink to a test from DP Review
It's pricey at around $360 but Fuji's F series have been very good low light performers. If this is to pricey you could try last year's version of this camera the Fuji Finepix f100fd. Itt originally sold for $349 from Amizon now it's $225. Here's a link http://www.amazon.com/Fujifilm-Finep.../dp/B0012Y6VQA


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