Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera ?

What budget poitn and shoot camera is the best?? even in low light?

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No snap shot point and shoot budget camera is very good in low light, that I know of. A Nikon Coolpix S210 does about as good a job for the money as any I have used. It is great in good light and has a fairly good flash for a small camera. It has outstanding face recognition technology.
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What budget poitn and shoot camera is the best?? even in low light?

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