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point and shoot cameras for beginners

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Browse the top-ranked list of Point And Shoot Cameras For Beginners below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Point And Shoot Cameras For Beginners below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "So fun...It's OK...Great beginner camera...This Christmas I bought the 7 mini I was happy with it and thought it was a fine camera but after seeing this one at best buy I thought to myself maybe ive made the wrong decision so I picked this guy up the very same day and I dont regret it, I returned the 7 mini after seeing the improvements this has made from it, the button as opposed to puilling the camera out to turn it on the light meter to show the recommended lighting setting."

    "Great beginner camera"

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    Bring on the good times with this Fujifilm instax Mini 9 camera. Automatic exposure measurement and a high-key mode help you take better, brighter photos in different lights and situations. The slim, compact design and 10-print capacity of this Fujifilm instax Mini 9 camera let you keep snapping pictures wherever you are.
    $59.99
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    Was $69.99
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    "So fun...It's OK...Great beginner camera...This Christmas I bought the 7 mini I was happy with it and thought it was a fine camera but after seeing this one at best buy I thought to myself maybe ive made the wrong decision so I picked this guy up the very same day and I dont regret it, I returned the 7 mini after seeing the improvements this has made from it, the button as opposed to puilling the camera out to turn it on the light meter to show the recommended lighting setting."

    "Great beginner camera"

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    Bring on the good times with this Fujifilm instax Mini 9 camera. Automatic exposure measurement and a high-key mode help you take better, brighter photos in different lights and situations. The slim, compact design and 10-print capacity of this Fujifilm instax Mini 9 camera let you keep snapping pictures wherever you are.
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    "It's ok...Love it...Nice beginner camera...Good Polaroid Camera - for taking Polaroid pictures & saving as a Digital Image - although the Polaroid Film is very expensive - you have to be very careful when taking pictures - camera has to be steady otherwise it ruins the pictures & waste of a film"

    "Nice beginner camera"

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    Instantly share your favorite moments with this Polaroid Snap digital camera, which allows you to print 2" x 3" photos on the spot. Six shooting modes, including photobooth mode, make it easy to capture great shots. Memory card sold separately.
    $69.99
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    Was $89.99
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    "It's ok...Love it...Nice beginner camera...Good Polaroid Camera - for taking Polaroid pictures & saving as a Digital Image - although the Polaroid Film is very expensive - you have to be very careful when taking pictures - camera has to be steady otherwise it ruins the pictures & waste of a film"

    "Nice beginner camera"

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    Instantly share your favorite moments with this Polaroid Snap digital camera, which allows you to print 2" x 3" photos on the spot. Six shooting modes, including photobooth mode, make it easy to capture great shots. Memory card sold separately.
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    "Love ??...Love it...Excellent for beginners....In my opinion, this is a better camera than the Fuji instant camera since it will store the pictures taken on a memory card, so you get the instant picture and a digital picture for the future."

    "Excellent for beginners."

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    Capture and share memories with friends and family on the spot with this Polaroid Snap 10.0-Megapixel digital camera, which instantly creates 2" x 3" photos. Preset shooting modes and an automatic flash make it easy to set up the perfect shot.
    $89.99
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    "Love ??...Love it...Excellent for beginners....In my opinion, this is a better camera than the Fuji instant camera since it will store the pictures taken on a memory card, so you get the instant picture and a digital picture for the future."

    "Excellent for beginners."

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    Capture and share memories with friends and family on the spot with this Polaroid Snap 10.0-Megapixel digital camera, which instantly creates 2" x 3" photos. Preset shooting modes and an automatic flash make it easy to set up the perfect shot.
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    "5 star...It's ok...Overall I'd say this camera is great IF you find that you need the zoom range, and are willing to accept pictures that can be good but rarely great; it's a good option for a second camera for vacation or sightseeing, but would not be a good option for a primary camera....I bought this camera right before going on vacation and it's wonderful, I can zoom in to something that was far away and get a very clear shot, it's not heavy to carry around your neck and I love that I can connect to the camera and send the pictures to my phone."

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    The high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor of this Canon PowerShot SX530 HS digital camera combine to form the HS SYSTEM, which helps enhance quality in low-light conditions, so you can capture the shot you want, wherever you are. Memory card sold separately.
    $229.99
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    Was $379.99
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    "5 star...It's ok...Overall I'd say this camera is great IF you find that you need the zoom range, and are willing to accept pictures that can be good but rarely great; it's a good option for a second camera for vacation or sightseeing, but would not be a good option for a primary camera....I bought this camera right before going on vacation and it's wonderful, I can zoom in to something that was far away and get a very clear shot, it's not heavy to carry around your neck and I love that I can connect to the camera and send the pictures to my phone."

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    The high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor of this Canon PowerShot SX530 HS digital camera combine to form the HS SYSTEM, which helps enhance quality in low-light conditions, so you can capture the shot you want, wherever you are. Memory card sold separately.
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    "Not bad...Smile !...This camera is an amazing camera with 20.3 mp and a 40x optical zoom I don't even need the digital zoom this camera is as close as professional as you can get for a good price couldn't ask for more from a camera...I live my larger and fancier cameras but in a travel situation the ease in carrying this camera and the simplicity to use and get good photos makes it an invaluable camera to have."

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    Get super-close to your subject with this Canon Powershot camera. The massive 20-megapixel sensor ensures all your images are larger than life. Enjoy ultra-slim compactness with the power of a DSLR and a 40x zoom with this Canon Powershot camera. Memory card sold separately.
    $299.99
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    Was $379.99
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    "Not bad...Smile !...This camera is an amazing camera with 20.3 mp and a 40x optical zoom I don't even need the digital zoom this camera is as close as professional as you can get for a good price couldn't ask for more from a camera...I live my larger and fancier cameras but in a travel situation the ease in carrying this camera and the simplicity to use and get good photos makes it an invaluable camera to have."

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    Get super-close to your subject with this Canon Powershot camera. The massive 20-megapixel sensor ensures all your images are larger than life. Enjoy ultra-slim compactness with the power of a DSLR and a 40x zoom with this Canon Powershot camera. Memory card sold separately.
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    "5 Stars...It's ok...This camera is great I took it to a concert and although I was by the back and everybody had their smart phones in hand I was able to use it straight in the air with the adjustable face looking down at me so I never had to guess what I was recording!...I bought this camera as a gift to my sister in law for her birthday and after a couple of family vacations and seeing how good it actually is I decided to get one for my wife."

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    Capture vivid, high-quality images with this Nikon Coolpix camera. Automated scene modes frame images in many shooting conditions, while its 40x zoom provides powerful zoom capabilities for its compact size. This Nikon Coolpix camera is powered by AA batteries, letting you take it on the go, and it can share and transfer images via Bluetooth.
    $259.99
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    "5 Stars...It's ok...This camera is great I took it to a concert and although I was by the back and everybody had their smart phones in hand I was able to use it straight in the air with the adjustable face looking down at me so I never had to guess what I was recording!...I bought this camera as a gift to my sister in law for her birthday and after a couple of family vacations and seeing how good it actually is I decided to get one for my wife."

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    Capture vivid, high-quality images with this Nikon Coolpix camera. Automated scene modes frame images in many shooting conditions, while its 40x zoom provides powerful zoom capabilities for its compact size. This Nikon Coolpix camera is powered by AA batteries, letting you take it on the go, and it can share and transfer images via Bluetooth.
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    "It's ok...5 Stars...This camera is great I took it to a concert and although I was by the back and everybody had their smart phones in hand I was able to use it straight in the air with the adjustable face looking down at me so I never had to guess what I was recording!...I bought this camera at meijer's I love how it takes video's of the moon I wanted to get a camera that was cheap but good enough to take pictures of the moon other than that I can't use the Wi-Fi on it for my phone but I don't really care about that but I do love the camera so far"

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    Share and transfer images easily with this Nikon Coolpix camera, equipped with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC technology. The high-definition tilting LCD screen lets you take pictures in unique angles, review and edit images and navigate around the menu. This 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix camera takes vibrant images and supports recording of Full HD videos.
    $259.99
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    "It's ok...5 Stars...This camera is great I took it to a concert and although I was by the back and everybody had their smart phones in hand I was able to use it straight in the air with the adjustable face looking down at me so I never had to guess what I was recording!...I bought this camera at meijer's I love how it takes video's of the moon I wanted to get a camera that was cheap but good enough to take pictures of the moon other than that I can't use the Wi-Fi on it for my phone but I don't really care about that but I do love the camera so far"

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    Share and transfer images easily with this Nikon Coolpix camera, equipped with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC technology. The high-definition tilting LCD screen lets you take pictures in unique angles, review and edit images and navigate around the menu. This 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix camera takes vibrant images and supports recording of Full HD videos.
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    "Love it...Nice one...Its a basic camera, we purchase a few different cameras for work for various things and replace them every few years, but the Sony's generally work great and last (as long as you dont drop them on the optic) this one is great if youre just out snapping photos, maybe for parties or hiking but not for you if you want loads of options and manual settings, its just the basics, and hey it works if thats what you need, worked for us....For the price of this camera and the mega pixels it offers, I have to say it is a good camera for a beginner that just wants to take some pictures without worrying about the complexity."

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    With Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this 20.1-megapixel Sony DSC-W830 digital camera allows you to take crisp, blur-free pictures, even with shaky hands. The high-definition movie mode lets you preserve special moments in vibrant 720p resolution. Memory card sold separately.
    $118.99
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    Was $119.99
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    "Love it...Nice one...Its a basic camera, we purchase a few different cameras for work for various things and replace them every few years, but the Sony's generally work great and last (as long as you dont drop them on the optic) this one is great if youre just out snapping photos, maybe for parties or hiking but not for you if you want loads of options and manual settings, its just the basics, and hey it works if thats what you need, worked for us....For the price of this camera and the mega pixels it offers, I have to say it is a good camera for a beginner that just wants to take some pictures without worrying about the complexity."

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    With Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this 20.1-megapixel Sony DSC-W830 digital camera allows you to take crisp, blur-free pictures, even with shaky hands. The high-definition movie mode lets you preserve special moments in vibrant 720p resolution. Memory card sold separately.
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    "It's ok...My fav....Its really more than a point and shoot It has great picture quality and shoots well in manual as well as in auto Video quality is super A definite value and it fits in your pocket...This camera is amazing being in the construction safety field I take lots of action shots in different lighting locations for safety reports and not once has my camera failed me or given me a bad pic."

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    Keep your phone on the side, and let this Sony Cyber-shot digital camera do the work. It enjoys a 18.2-megapixel sensor and an 30x zoom so that you can focus on the action and get highly detailed shots. Powerful flash modes and solid low-light performance means this Sony Cyber-shot digital camera gets the results you want. Memory card sold separately.
    $299.99
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    Was $369.99
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    "It's ok...My fav....Its really more than a point and shoot It has great picture quality and shoots well in manual as well as in auto Video quality is super A definite value and it fits in your pocket...This camera is amazing being in the construction safety field I take lots of action shots in different lighting locations for safety reports and not once has my camera failed me or given me a bad pic."

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    Keep your phone on the side, and let this Sony Cyber-shot digital camera do the work. It enjoys a 18.2-megapixel sensor and an 30x zoom so that you can focus on the action and get highly detailed shots. Powerful flash modes and solid low-light performance means this Sony Cyber-shot digital camera gets the results you want. Memory card sold separately.
  10. Top comment

    "Love it...5 stars...this is my second canon camera.the first one lasted 5 years and then the shutter for the lens stopped opening.knowing how great the pics were I bought this one and am glad I did.the battery is the same in both as well as the charging unit so now I have double the battery life.don't let it's small size sway your decision to purchase this great camera....I would be curious to compare to more expensive point and shoot cameras because there are some features (such as zoom) that could potentially be nice to have versus a phone camera."

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    Experience quality photographic performance from this Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 point-and-shoot camera's 20.0-megapixel sensor. A large expandable ISO range and aperture let you adjust to your shooting environment. Memory card sold separately.
    $109.99
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    Was $119.99
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    "Love it...5 stars...this is my second canon camera.the first one lasted 5 years and then the shutter for the lens stopped opening.knowing how great the pics were I bought this one and am glad I did.the battery is the same in both as well as the charging unit so now I have double the battery life.don't let it's small size sway your decision to purchase this great camera....I would be curious to compare to more expensive point and shoot cameras because there are some features (such as zoom) that could potentially be nice to have versus a phone camera."

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    Experience quality photographic performance from this Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 point-and-shoot camera's 20.0-megapixel sensor. A large expandable ISO range and aperture let you adjust to your shooting environment. Memory card sold separately.
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    "love it...Not bad...This sony digital camera is great for anyone looking for a digital camera I love mine and I like how it comes with a digital photo book and a case for it I highly recommend this camera to anyone looking for a digital camera...I stopped by Best Buy on a whim to see what they had and I found this camera at a decent price and I seen that it had good reviews, so I took a chance."

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    This Sony DSC-W800 digital camera's 20.1-megapixel, 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD sensor enables you to shoot stunning photographs and 720p video footage. The 2.7" Clear Photo LCD lets you view stored content. Memory card sold separately.
    $89.99
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    "love it...Not bad...This sony digital camera is great for anyone looking for a digital camera I love mine and I like how it comes with a digital photo book and a case for it I highly recommend this camera to anyone looking for a digital camera...I stopped by Best Buy on a whim to see what they had and I found this camera at a decent price and I seen that it had good reviews, so I took a chance."

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    This Sony DSC-W800 digital camera's 20.1-megapixel, 1/2.3" Super HAD CCD sensor enables you to shoot stunning photographs and 720p video footage. The 2.7" Clear Photo LCD lets you view stored content. Memory card sold separately.
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    "It's ok...Fun buy...The best price and features for this type of camera, it has a 1/2.3" sensor, which is standard for cameras around this price, it records in HD which is a plus, I think the way the flash works on this camera is very convenient, if you want flash then you pop out the flash with a button on the side of the camera, you don't have to click on the menu, scroll down, select flash, etc etc....If you want a good point and shoot digital camera that isn't cumbersome, this one will fit in a pocket or small purse for easy travel without being weighed down."

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    Get ready for your next shot with this Canon PowerShot camera. A massive 25x optical zoom brings even distant objects within view, and image stabilization ensures you get clearer photos even when the lighting is set down low. Easy social media uploading keeps you connected with all your friends and family with this Canon PowerShot camera.
    $229.99
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    Was $279.99
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    "It's ok...Fun buy...The best price and features for this type of camera, it has a 1/2.3" sensor, which is standard for cameras around this price, it records in HD which is a plus, I think the way the flash works on this camera is very convenient, if you want flash then you pop out the flash with a button on the side of the camera, you don't have to click on the menu, scroll down, select flash, etc etc....If you want a good point and shoot digital camera that isn't cumbersome, this one will fit in a pocket or small purse for easy travel without being weighed down."

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    Get ready for your next shot with this Canon PowerShot camera. A massive 25x optical zoom brings even distant objects within view, and image stabilization ensures you get clearer photos even when the lighting is set down low. Easy social media uploading keeps you connected with all your friends and family with this Canon PowerShot camera.
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    "It's ok...Fun buy...The best price and features for this type of camera, it has a 1/2.3" sensor, which is standard for cameras around this price, it records in HD which is a plus, I think the way the flash works on this camera is very convenient, if you want flash then you pop out the flash with a button on the side of the camera, you don't have to click on the menu, scroll down, select flash, etc etc....If you want a good point and shoot digital camera that isn't cumbersome, this one will fit in a pocket or small purse for easy travel without being weighed down."

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    Get beautiful photos and enjoy sharing them with this Canon PowerShot camera. Powerful HD video lets you take movies, while a 20.2-megapixel camera sensor gives you gloriously detailed photos on the 3.0-inch LCD screen. DIGIC processing ensures colors are vivid, and image stabilization keep your photos looking great on this Canon PowerShot camera.
    $229.99
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    Was $279.99
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    "It's ok...Fun buy...The best price and features for this type of camera, it has a 1/2.3" sensor, which is standard for cameras around this price, it records in HD which is a plus, I think the way the flash works on this camera is very convenient, if you want flash then you pop out the flash with a button on the side of the camera, you don't have to click on the menu, scroll down, select flash, etc etc....If you want a good point and shoot digital camera that isn't cumbersome, this one will fit in a pocket or small purse for easy travel without being weighed down."

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    Get beautiful photos and enjoy sharing them with this Canon PowerShot camera. Powerful HD video lets you take movies, while a 20.2-megapixel camera sensor gives you gloriously detailed photos on the 3.0-inch LCD screen. DIGIC processing ensures colors are vivid, and image stabilization keep your photos looking great on this Canon PowerShot camera.
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    "Not bad...Love it...This is a great little camera for beginners or for someone who wants a small quality camera that you can take with in your purse or pocket....It was a wonderful purchase for me since I take pictures all the time and want a camera that's easy to take with me everywhere I go."

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    Take stunning photos with this Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 digital camera, which features a 20.0-megapixel sensor and extensive ISO and aperture ranges to easily adapt to your shooting environment. Memory card sold separately."
    $149.99
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    Was $159.99
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    "Not bad...Love it...This is a great little camera for beginners or for someone who wants a small quality camera that you can take with in your purse or pocket....It was a wonderful purchase for me since I take pictures all the time and want a camera that's easy to take with me everywhere I go."

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    Take stunning photos with this Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 digital camera, which features a 20.0-megapixel sensor and extensive ISO and aperture ranges to easily adapt to your shooting environment. Memory card sold separately."
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    "Love it...Not bad...This is a great little camera for beginners or for someone who wants a small quality camera that you can take with in your purse or pocket....It was a wonderful purchase for me since I take pictures all the time and want a camera that's easy to take with me everywhere I go."

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    Take stunning photos with this Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 digital camera, which features a 20.0-megapixel sensor and extensive ISO and aperture ranges to easily adapt to your shooting environment. Memory card sold separately."
    $149.99
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    Was $159.99
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    "Love it...Not bad...This is a great little camera for beginners or for someone who wants a small quality camera that you can take with in your purse or pocket....It was a wonderful purchase for me since I take pictures all the time and want a camera that's easy to take with me everywhere I go."

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    Take stunning photos with this Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 digital camera, which features a 20.0-megapixel sensor and extensive ISO and aperture ranges to easily adapt to your shooting environment. Memory card sold separately."