Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?

What is the battery life...if its not fuuly charged could it cause the zoom to malfunction


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Surely your cybershot tells you on the screen how much use you have remaining.battery life does reduce with age. The battery does not need to be fully charged to opeate the zoom function, but when it gets low, it will eventually not be able to move the lens at all. It is always a good idea to have at least one spare battery for a digital camera.Especially when most have memory cards that can hold far more shots than one battery power.
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