|I have the same problem with my s9500. Works fine most of the time, but randomly will just freeze with the viewfinder still on and "viewing", and nothing works. Not zoom, not shutter release, none of the physical buttons do anything. Nada. Not even the power. Like you, the only thing to do is remove and replace the battery and it will work again. Until it doesn't. |
I sent it in for repair, and all they did was restore it to factory settings and send it back to me. And it still does freezes up at random times. Fortunately for me, it was still under warranty when I sent it in, so they also guarantee their repairs, and I'm sending it back to them. Hope they REALLY fix it this time, or send me a new camera.