Editors Liked

  • Good color reproduction, complete manual control, large swivel LCD screen, easy to use, excellent 35X zoom with optical image stabilization, excellent Macro mode, 720p HD video with stereo sound capture with zoom and AF, rugged build
  • Looks, Easy to use, Vari-angle screen, One button video recording, Powerful flash, Good colour reproduction, Battery
  • Unreal 35x Canon zoom lens (24-840mm), Attractive design, Quality 720p HD movie mode with stereo sound, Very good Optical Image Stabilization, Zoom Framing Assist button makes reacquiring a subject easier, Smart Auto works well (28 options), Very good
  • Huge 35x optical zoom, Close up macro, Twist and rotate LCD
  • Massive zoom range. Incredibly versatile. Easy to use
  • Decent photo quality at low ISOs, Huge 35X, 24 840 mm zoom lens in a midsize, welldesigned body, Optical image stabilization, Flipout, rotating 2.7" LCD display, with good outdoor and low light visibility, Many manual controls, Smart Auto mode picks one o
  • Huge zoom, very useable for this type of camera, lots of functionality
  • Flexible lens range; excellent image stabilization; features for every kind of user
  • Massive 35x optical zoom, Excellent optical image stabilisation, Fully articulated screen, Flash hotshoe

Editors Didn't Like

  • Noisy image even at ISO 200, does not support RAW image format, no automatic panorama stitch mode, a bit heavy, expensive
  • Price, Slow zoom, Blurry images at full zoom, No RAW mode, Noisy, Slow continuous shooting
  • Uneven zoom operation, No RAW option, Only 1.3 fps in full-res continuous mode, LCD should be more than 230K dots, Small electronic viewfinder compared to past models, Mild vignetting at full telephoto, Some unintuitive controls, Sometimes difficult to
  • Heavy and bulky, White balance a bit iffy, Exposure issues, Mediocre quality
  • Plastic body. Low resolution screen. No RAW shooting
  • Photos can have strong highlight clipping and purple fringing, Images a bit noisy at base ISO, get worse quickly once you reach ISO 400, Vignetting at telephoto end of lens, Control dial on back of camera spins freely, needs to be more "notchy", AF perfor
  • Motorised zoom, electronic viewfinder, burst mode, price
  • Generally soft, noisy photos at full size; overall slow performance; no raw capture
  • Fringing at zoom extremes, Poor continuous shooting, No RAW mode, No lens hood