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    Cheap digital cameras are so shitty, and good digital cameras are so expensive. Is there anything that produces only-slightly-shitty photo quality in a point and shoot digital camera that is less than $100?
    This is for a kid, so don't want any "features", really just trying to replicate those disposable film cameras that used to be common. Without processing expense for a roll of horseshit photos.
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    An older iPhone or iPad touch?

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    Well, I strongly want something that has no wifi or other advanced functionality. My kid has an executive functioning disorder, so that's just going to cause problems. A single-function camera is best for us.
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    There's also lots of summer camps that ban "electronics" but permit cameras. So this is probably relevant to lots of parents.
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    Current front runner :
    Kodak PIXPRO Friendly Zoom FZ43-BK 16MP Digital Camera with 4X Optical Zoom and 2.7" LCD Screen (Black)
    https://www.amazon.ca/Kodak-Friendly...odak+di&sr=8-3
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    Why not just find something off of Kijiji for cheap?

    How about this? It's also waterproof so the kid can use it next time you're vacationing on a beach.
    https://www.kijiji.ca/v-camera-camco...ationFlag=true

    If you're looking for a point and shoot with decent quality, I'd stick with a Canon Powershot or Nikon Coolpix or something from Fuji.

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    Grab him a "tough" branded camera (drop/dust/freeze/shock/water)-proof and leave it on Auto mode.

    Here you go - this about as cheap/simple as it gets for something that isn't garbage: https://www.thecamerastore.com/15329...urbished-.aspx

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    Would also recommend an olympus tough

    Took some underwater shots in Hawaii with it until I killed it. Entered the water while there was sand in the water seal
    I think mine was a TG-630

    https://www.kijiji.ca/v-camera-camco...ationFlag=true

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitsu3000gt View Post
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    Grab him a "tough" branded camera (drop/dust/freeze/shock/water)-proof and leave it on Auto mode.

    Here you go - this about as cheap/simple as it gets for something that isn't garbage: https://www.thecamerastore.com/15329...urbished-.aspx
    This is definitely the way to go.

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    +1 on a rugged P&S camera.

    have an orange Panasonic Lumix TS-3 if interested, we are no longer using it as I upgraded to a Tough TG-5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by taemo View Post
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    +1 on a rugged P&S camera.

    have an orange Panasonic Lumix TS-3 if interested, we are no longer using it as I upgraded to a Tough TG-5.
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