Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera ?

I dropped my Nikon Coolpix in the river, it will not turn on now, is it destroyed? It is a Nikon Coolpix S550.


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Yes. Water does an amazing amount of damage to the electrical and chip inside a camera. You may be able to get it repaired, but the cost will be comperable or greater than purchasing a new camera. Sorry, I wish I had better news for you.
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