Editors Liked

  • Good design, large display, simple operation, good image quality, optical image stabilization
  • Compact, well-built, 4x zoom with optical image stabilization, Good detail from 12-megapixel sensor, Decent 2.7-inch LCD, Smart Auto analyzes each scene to pick the correct settings, Good auto white balance indoors, Face Detection, Face Self-timer, Ver
  • The 12.1MP (megapixel) resolution makes editing photos easier
  • Good color reproduction, Quick to focus in good lights, Efficient Optical IS, Compact design
  • Well built, compact and classy, Excellent optical image stabilization, Fast flash recycling, Good practical zoom range

Editors Didn't Like

  • Poor image adjustment option, no optical zoom while recording videos, slow performance
  • Lens doesn't go very wide, Higher-than-average barrel distortion at wide-angle, Soft images at full telephoto, No manual or priority exposure modes, Slow 0.8 frames per second continuous mode shooting, Doesn't use inexpensive AA batteries, Slightl
  • The camera features a small 4x optical zoom
  • Average low light performance, Noise presence and loss of details above ISO 200, Standard video resolution, Buttons feel a bit cheap
  • Inconsistent image quality, Fiddly mode dial, Coarse zoom control, Poor battery life