Definition of point-and-shoot in English:

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Denoting a camera which automatically focuses and adjusts its exposure settings when the shutter release is pressed: it handles like a standard point-and-shoot 35 mm camera
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  • Most zoom point-and-shoot cameras, for example, have a viewfinder that automatically adjusts your view as you zoom in or out.
  • Some SLR and point-and-shoot cameras provide a landscape-exposure mode that automatically sets a small aperture for you.
  • Most point-and-shoot cameras have a minimum focusing distance of around 1 1/2 to 2 feet.

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