Very good video quality for its price and size.
Easy to use.
Good editing/sharing software.
Lens offers autofocus capability.
Water- and drop-proof.
Simple to operate.
Storage is expandable.
Easy media sharing with social-networking sites.
No flash or video light.
Battery can't be removed.
No integrated storage.
Requires SD cards.
Lacks a built-in USB connector.
Low resolution LCD.
By GadgetSpeak on May 02, 2012
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By Computeractive on October 27, 2011
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By itreviews.com on August 08, 2011
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By DigitalCameraReview on July 19, 2011
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By PC Advisor on July 15, 2011
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By Steves Digicams on July 12, 2011
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By CNET Australia on June 06, 2011
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By cnet on June 02, 2011
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By About.com on June 01, 2011
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By T3 Magazine on May 25, 2011
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