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I am looking to get a new point and shoot. There are just too many out there.

2 that I am looking at are the Samsung ST95, and the Nikon S4100.

I need to get it soon, so no internet orders - I have a Frys right down the road and the 2 above are on sale at newegg (which frys will price match).

Any recommendations, or which of the 2 is better?

Thanks.

Camera will be used for general photo use. Also, going on a trip to Alaska (why I need it quickly), so probably many outdoor photos.

Top of budget is $175 as I will still need to get an SD card and a case.
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samsung 840 samsung  Thermaltake water 3.0 win7 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
viewsonic 27" Cooler master qfr cooler master 700 corsair 250d 
MouseMouse PadAudio
anker vertical ocz sony 5.25" bookshelfs 
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960t M4A89GTD-proUSB3 pny 660Ti samsung wonder ram 
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1TB Samsung F3 Samsung 840 250GB LG external DVD/R 212 evo 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 ViewSonic ViewSonic VX2739wm model m Cooler Master Silent Pro 700 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Lian Li A05FNB (flipped to A05NB) Razer Deathadder Black edt. OCZ behemoth Audio Technica ATH-AD500 
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I have an S3000 and it's a good enough P&S. I think you'd be happy with the Nikon you're looking at
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If you like manual controls, Cannons SX series is hard to beat. It lets you be more creative. And it has all the automatic stuff the others have. Best of both worlds.

http://www.beachcamera.com/shop/prod...utm_medium=cpc
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I agree with falconer. Although I'm a die hard Nikon guy, they tend to suck in the P&S department. Canon usually has some of the best point & shoots.
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