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What is the best camera in 350 range?

I am going to be using camera for mostly animal pics. Many shots will be from about 100 yards away. I really would like to have something that zooms in well. What is the best from a camera that has good zoom abilities in the $350-450 range? Are digital cameras just not good for zoom?

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In reply to: What is the best camera in 350 range?

In the price range of $350 (plus or minus) I find 9 cameras:

In the price range of $450 (plus or minus) I find 5 more cameras:


Which is better?

It depends upon what features you want.

What features do you want?


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