Canon PowerShot A510
Canon's newest entry level 3 megapixel digital camera, the A510, sports a 4x optical zoom, uses Secure Digital memory cards, and only requires 2 AA batteries for operation. Replacing the A75, the A510 can also record 640 x 480 VGA video clips up to 30 seconds long, weighs 6.3 ounces, and will be available this month for just $200.

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