Editors Liked

  • Solid wide-angle lens, ranging to a long telephoto, Big textured grip, Good control layout, 3-inch LCD screen with 460K pixels, Sensor-shift stabilization, Good job with color, Very little barrel distortion, Good shutter lag test results, 720p HD video
  • Good color reproduction and image quality, good 720p video recording, superb LCD display, 15x optical zoom, hybrid image stabilization, price
  • Excellent features for its price; easy operation
  • Affordable, Vibration Reduction, 15x optical zoom

Editors Didn't Like

  • Very slow response, Limited photo adjustments, No EVF, Does not accept SDXC cards, Fuzzy macro details, Door hinges seem flimsy, Auto flash produced overexposed shots, At ISO 800 and above luminance noise and noise suppression do their damage, Chromati
  • Very few manual options, noise at ISO400 and higher
  • Very little manual control. Limitations in Easy Auto, Smart Portrait, and Sport Continuous modes
  • Poor low-light photo quality; long shutter lag
  • Screen exposure inaccuracy, image quality, no viewfinder, no manual controls