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Low battery after little usage . Even when the camera has been on charge for several hours, after taken just a few pics, the low battery indicator comes on

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Your cam has a not so rare battery drain defect, mine had the same problem.

call Samsung and send yours in, they will either fix it or give you a new one.

Posted on May 28, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a samsung L200

You may have to replace the rechargeable lithium ion battery. (Even rechargeable batteries have a life-span :)

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Camera shows low Battery and goes off even if u insert a new one

are you using NiMh rechargeable batteries?
If yes, check that they are fully charged. If that doesn't do the trick, sounds like it might be a power circuit issue. Samsung is in Secaucus, NJ
or SamsungUSA on the web

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at

My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This a brand new camera and was taken excellent pic as of this friday. Groove_us@yahoo.com Mr.Tracy Johnson

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Camera shuts off after a few seconds

I put new rechargeable batteries and the camera show low batteries and shuts off . What can I do please?

Posted on May 27, 2009

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