Editors Liked

  • Wide-angle lens with 8x zoom in a compact body; larger than average LCD; easy photo, video sharing directly from the camera; Mini-HDMI output
  • High quality photos/videos, Cheap price, Compact design, High quality LCD screen
  • Affordable price, Social media sharing features, Very good image quality, Can be used fully automatic
  • Excellent image quality in good lighting and with flash. Little shutter lag. 8x optical zoom lens. Large 3-inch LCD. HD video recording. Camera can be charged via micro-USB port
  • Outstanding image quality, Good mix of manual control and automatic features, Interesting body colors, Lens fully retracts when camera is powered down, Easy to manage and sort photos in the camera

Editors Didn't Like

  • Button design can make use tricky; always starts in auto mode
  • Takes a little while to get used to holding it, Slow transfer speeds
  • Poor image stabilization, Poor lowlight video quality, Limited battery life
  • Optical zoom not available while recording video. Larger body than most same-price competitors
  • Shot to shot delays are poor, Shutter lag can be a problem at times, Menu structure takes some getting used to, "Mode" button and shutter button are too close together