Because I couldn't pass up on the price, and I was curious, I picked up 2 high end (in their day) Nikon P&S cameras. Both in like new condition, $20 each.
The first - Nikon ZoomTouch 800 - was about $500 in 1992!
The second - Nikon Zoom 800. This I think replaced the ZoomTouch and came out a few years later.
The ZoomTouch -ZT - is much bigger and heavier than the Zoom 800 - Z-
It feels more solid in your hand, but the trade off is there -size and weight.
But interestingly, while its lens is a 37-105 3.7/9.9, the much smaller Z has a 38-130 4.5/9.5 lens. ZT lens is 9 elements in 8 grps, Z lens is 6 elements in 3 grps.
But the ZT claims ED glass, so I guess it should give better pics? Time will tell.
Before peeps complain as to how slow these zooms are on the far end, I honestly just use them as fixed focal length wide angle cameras, with the zoom a bonus in bright light if needed.
Both have multi AF modes, with the ZT having more including focus tracking and being able to manually set focus distance w/o using focus lock. I pretty much only use single point with focus lock, but nice to know.
The ZT works with those multi button push hidden menu things. Not really handy but at least there is functionality built in there - more in a bit. The Z pretty much just has two dials, one of which lights up. Really nice.
Another advantage of the Z - on one of the dials it has a spotAF setting. So if you turn the camera on/off, as that dial is separate from the on/off dial, you never have to menu dive to set it. Which you do on the ZT. And it happens to be one of the last AF modes, so you have to cycle through all the others... eesh.
But a huuuge advantage - bigger for me - is the ZT allows you to set exposure compensation (Z does not) so you have a bit of manual control over exposure AND it keeps that setting even if you turn off the camera. This is great if you like to expose an entire roll at a different ISO setting. For me, it makes the ZT a winner just for that. Then again, this is before I have actually taken any images...
Anyway, Fuji C200 is loaded in both. It will be a few days before I get the results back. I'm just diggin' that you can get expensive high end P&S cameras in fantastic shape for pennies on the dollar as long as they don't have the name " Contax" on them...