Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera ?

Camera was working fine, but suddenly battery life is short

\015 My camera was working fine, but suddenly battery life is very short, it will allow to take only 2 pictures and with bad queality. I am using new batteries all the time.\015

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Dang I thought it was just me. I put so many brand new batteries in the camera,all kinds, no matter what it completely dead in about 2 minutes.. its frustrating b/c I got the camera last year as a xmas gift, so I really thought I was just an idiot when it came to operating the camera.. glad to know its just a crappy product; I still don't have a resolution though... sorry
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Camera was working fine, but suddenly battery life is short


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