Editors Liked

  • Incamera HDR
  • High speed movie modes
  • Touchtofocus controls
  • 3D still shooting
  • 16X optical zoom
  • Manual modes with aperture and shutter priority
  • 1080i video with zooming
  • Stereo sound and continuous AF
  • Built-in GPS with large database of landmarks
  • Touch-screen interface
  • Excellent image sharpness

Editors Didn't Like

  • "Intelligent zoom" is just another name for digital zoom
  • Strong noise reduction reduces detail at ISO400+
  • GPS use drains battery life
  • Slow shutdown thanks to lens
  • Touchscreen can fire camera unexpectedly
  • Even low ISO images have soft detail
  • Unusually small starting print size
  • Noise reduction is not adjustable
  • No RAW shooting mode
  • Images often look underexposed and lack sharpness