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Old Jun 30, 2010, 5:12 AM   #1
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My current digital camera has worn out its welcome and I need to know what digital camera I should buy. I am looking for a camera that doesn't require batteries. I want one that I can charge up. Also, I want one that can take pictures fast. My current camera takes the picture about 5 seconds after you push the button. Those are really my only two requirements. Does anyone have any good suggestions?
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Old Jun 30, 2010, 6:12 AM   #2
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My current digital camera has worn out its welcome and I need to know what digital camera I should buy.

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I am looking for a camera that doesn't require batteries. I want one that I can charge up.


Most if not all of the current cameras use either a proprietary rechargeable
battery pack or standard rechargeable NiMH cells. Either way, you will be able to
recharge the battery.

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Also, I want one that can take pictures fast. My current camera takes the picture about 5 seconds after you push the button.
Hopefully your new camera will be faster than that!

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Those are really my only two requirements. Does anyone have any good suggestions?
If you are looking for a compact point-&-shoot camera, have a look at the
Panasonic Lumix and Canon ranges. Prices range from below $100 up to
several hundred.

Bridge cameras and DSLRs are bigger, heavier and faster than compact
cameras and they generally give better image quality.

Have you a budget in mind? What kind of pictures will you be
taking? Portraits, landscapes, indoor, action, macro.....
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Welcome to the Forum. We're pleased that you dropped by.

You did not provide a budget, nor did you list where you live. So, our suggestions will begin at the lower end of the budget scale. The Kodak Z-950 meets all of your specifications and it also has 10X optical zoom and HD video It is is selling at www.amazon.com for $139.99. The Z-950 is a well performing camera, please click on the link below to see the sample photo is attached.

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The Z-950 is a well performing camera, please click on the link below to see the sample photo is attached.
'Flash = Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode'

That's a nice picture for indoors without flash Sarah.
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Thanks, Corkpix-

It is a camera that I got for a gift, and I could not resist giving it a bit of a trial. All in all, considering the price, the Z-950 is a well performing camera with nice skin tones. I was pleasantly surprised.

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i think most of the camera, currently need a battery, you can have a look at Nikon coolpix p100
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Old Jun 30, 2010, 11:21 PM   #7
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The Nikon P-100 is a poor choice. Please read the link.

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Old Jul 1, 2010, 5:27 AM   #9
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i think most of the camera, currently need a battery, you can have a look at Nikon coolpix p100
All digital cameras need a power source. In practice, this means that
they must have a battery. If we want to be really pedantic, some cameras
don't need a battery, just a single cell, usually a 3.6V lithium. The only
practical alternative to battery power is a mains power supply.

The Coolpix P100 uses a rechargeable battery pack.

Cristina you will have to get past the battery thing if you
are going to buy a camera. Excluding mobile phones,
we have six digital cameras from four different manufacturers.
All of them have rechargeable batteries fitted.

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The Nikon P-100 is a poor choice
It's not a great camera by all accounts, although it is apparently the
only camera that will wash your car. I found this fantastic comment
on dphotojournal.com

"I took a photo of my old car and it looked like a dealership photo. As an aside, I have no idea how the camera made the dirty car clean. I think I’ve made a right decision when I bought Nikon P100."

Who could ask for more? Hmmmm, better put a smiley here
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I think u can choose Casio EX-H10 which is very thin, compact body, an ultra-wide angle 24mm, 10x optical zoom lens and Dynamic Photo functionality this new model can take up to 1,000 shots on a single battery charge making it the perfect travel companion...what more u want from a camera....
here i am posting my camera pics which is 26 mm wide lens ,4x,very thin and 230 shots in one battery charge ...

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