point-and-shoot camera

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Noun1.point-and-shoot camera - a lightweight photographic camera with an autofocus
camera, photographic camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
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The 50-page study with 62 figures and charts includes forecasts for the impact of camera-phones on unit sales and dollar values of three categories of point-and-shoot cameras - one megapixel and under, two megapixel, and three megapixel, the current "sweet spot" for consumer cameras.
Prints from images obtained by camera-phones with resolutions of 640 x 480 (two models), one megapixel, and two megapixels were compared to those from a single use (OTUC) film camera, a single use (OTUC) digital camera, and digital point-and-shoot cameras of one-, two- and three-megapixel resolution.
Images from the Point-and-Shoot cameras were printed on a Fuji Frontier 350 Digital Minilab supplied by Fuji Photo Film.