i've "settled" on the canon A75. it has 3.2mp, 3x optical zoom, a bunch of manual options, and i can get a free battery charger w/it.
it comes w/a 32mb cf card, which sucks, but will do for the time being.
any other suggestions?
it must be under $300, preferably ~$200
I'd still go with the Canon A80. It may be from last year, but it's still a great camera with a lot of manual features or point and shoot if you want 'em. Plus it's 4 megapixels and has a protective feature for the LCD display. I've seen them new for as low as $230.
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