Editors Liked

  • Pocketable 12x wide-angle zoom, 14-megapixel CCD sensor, Decent 3-inch LCD screen rated 230K dots, 28-336mm eq. lens is wide with solid telephoto reach, Smart Auto (32 options), Program, Manual, Aperture/Shutter Priority modes (very unusual at this pri
  • Excellent Battery Life, Good Video Capture Quality, Manual Mode for Shooting
  • Very sharp images, 12x zoom range, Large LCD, Good control layout

Editors Didn't Like

  • Very short battery life, NiMH rechargeables are almost a necessity, Respectable but not standout image quality, fairly high noise/low resolution at high ISOs, Slow response; worse than competition, Manual pop-up flash, Optical zoom audible in movies, N
  • Slow Shooting Speeds, Lens Suffers From Chromatic Aberration
  • Lens suffers from chromatic aberration, Slow continuous shooting, Poor high ISO noise performance, Poor battery life with alkaline AAs
  • Very noisy images, Slow performance, Large when compared to other 12x superzoom cameras, Uses AA batteries