Editors Liked

  • Small iFrame video files
  • Great stills for a dual-purpose device
  • Small and light
  • Easy to operate
  • Shoots on cheap memory cards
  • Good microphone
  • Superb video and stills
  • Manual features
  • Connectivity
  • 8Mp digital stills
  • 10x optical zoom
  • Takes SDHC cards
  • Quickly switch between photos and video recording

Editors Didn't Like

  • Zoom speed is too fast, and can’t be adjusted
  • Manual focus adjustment disables once you start shooting video
  • Non-HD quality not great
  • Vocal prompts from the camera itself begin to grate after a while
  • Pistol-style grip
  • No SD card supplied
  • Suffers from lens flare
  • Bad noise performance
  • Flat colors