digital camera for less than £200

  the old man 22:38 29 Mar 04
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The last time this question was asked was in Dec. 2003 so here goes again, what are the decent digital cameras out there for less than £200. wife won't let me spend any more than that.

  shizzy 22:42 29 Mar 04

Nikon Coolpix.

  JerryJay 22:45 29 Mar 04

An excellent digital camera click here, I fancy one myself.

  MisterPaul 22:57 29 Mar 04

Fuji

  Stuartli 08:58 30 Mar 04

Jessops has its own 5MP camera at £199.99, LetsGoDigital (click here) a Sony Cybersot DSC-P72 3MP with 3x zoom at £179.00 and the London Camera Exchange (click here) the 3MP, 3x zoom Nikon Coolpix SQ at £199.99 complete with CoolStation cradle, Lithium-ion EN-EL2 battery, 16MB CF card, leads and software, PLUS a spare battery and SQ leather case.

  1514 19:12 30 Mar 04
  rickimalone 19:16 30 Mar 04

Went for the SONY and havent been disapointed at all, its great.
Very highly recomended.

  anchor 12:12 31 Mar 04

Reviews of:

Sony DSC-P72
click here

Pentax Optio S4
click here

Nikon Coolpix SQ
click here

Unfortunately, the Nikon does not have an optical viewfinder, which means you will have to use the LCD screen to take the pics. This will inevitably lead to reduced battery time.

All seems very good cameras.

  josie mayhem 13:43 31 Mar 04

Or if you aren't to worried about having a brand name camera, have a look in an local Asda.

I brought my Vivitar digital just over 12 month ago. It cost about £140,

spec, includes 3.3m pixels, a very good beginners camera (SD expandable card) takes a very good quality photo indeed. At the time I brought it, kodack ect were all priced at about £160-£180 for there basic digital of only 2m pixels and had less features on them.

  Allan-263226 14:47 31 Mar 04

i recommend the canon A60 for £99.99 from Amazon or the Canon A70. Alternatively, shop around and you might find a Fuji S5000 on the cheap (I own one and can't recommend it enough!)

Also have a look @ click here

  Aristocatman 20:36 31 Mar 04

If you want a surprisingly good camera at a low price get a PersonCam from 7 Dayshop.com about £17.00! yes £17.00. VGA resolution but better than you might think have a look at PersonCAM.com gallery site.
Works in very low light levels bit of a battery eater if you keep it in your pocket I just take out the batteries when not using. Once you take pictures you have to keep the batteries in until you download them no card only on board ram 8mb.
No affiliation with 7 Day shop by the way.

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