Fuji FinePix S1000fd
10 Megapixels; 12x optical zoom/5.7x digital zoom; Auto Focus with Face detection ; AVI Movie Mode with mono sound; 256-zone metering with Face Detection; ISO Levels 64-3200; JPEG file format; 2.7-inch LCD with 97% coverage; xD (16MB - 2GB), SD, SDHC, and 24MB Internal memory; 4 AA, Ni-MH rechargeable or Lithium batteries
The S1000 has been around the block once or twice, so check out one of the newer S series models like the S1600 (bigger zoom, lower price).
For middle range shutter fans, the FinePix S1000fd comes with a 10 megapixel CCD, 12x optical zoom and face detection. In addition, it's Panorama mode captures and combines max 3 consecutive shots into one master wide angle photo.
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