Editors Liked

  • Waterproof up to 33 feet, Weatherproof to 14 degrees Fahrenheit, Shockproof to 6.6 feet, Dustproof, Good image quality, Superb HD video, with optical zoom
  • Good color reproduction, Sharp and crisp images, IS performs well, Excellent build
  • Hard as nails. Easier to use than most tough cam rivals. Takes lovely snaps
  • Waterproof to 10 meters (33 feet!), Shockproof from 2 meters (6.6 feet), Dustproof, Freezeproof, 720p AVCHD Lite movie mode (as well as Motion JPEG modes), Dedicated movie button, HDMI output, Wide-angle 4.6x zoom lens with effective optical image stab
  • Excellent image quality. Fast performance.Simple operation. Spectacular 720p30 HD video capture. Waterproof to 33 feet. Drop-proof to 6.6 feet. Freeze-proof to 14⁰F. SDXC card support

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive, No lens cover, No viewfinder, Some users report leakage
  • Boxy look, Panning issues during video recording, Expensive
  • Some may find the 4.6x optical zoom limiting
  • Detail is somewhat soft, even at low ISOs, Lens has low contrast and flare at telephoto, Slightly higher than average pincushion distortion at telephoto, No optical viewfinder, Flash is easy to cover accidentally, Flash is very weak, Higher resolution
  • Pricey. No lens cover. Occasional lens fog during underwater use