Having problems with your Sony Cybershot S650 Digital Camera ?

Purple screen hi, my digital camera shows everything purple.. I have tried new battries, leaving battires out.. is there a way to restore to factory settings? Or is the camera pretty much broken? Thanks, Deb


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Depending on how old the camera is it may be replaced free by Sony
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