Editors Liked

  • Attractive, sleek design and sturdy build, Slender, pocketable size, High resolution (921k dots), 3.5-inch touchscreen LCD, Responsive touchscreen operation, Customizable icon array on LCD, Full HD video with stereo audio, Optical zoom during movies, i
  • Speedy shooting performance; slim, stylish design; plenty of fun, useful features; very good low-light photo quality for its class
  • Very high-quality 10MP stills, Takes AVCHD video with stereo sound, Nice wide-angle 4x zoom (25-100mm equivalent), Top notch 3.5-inch LCD screen, Excellent touchscreen interface
  • Great design and sturdy build, excellent display quality and touch response, iAuto mode works really well, great image as well as video quality, fast performance, simple and intuitive interface design, HDMI out (through bundled dock)
  • Brilliant night shots, Full HD recording, Supports both MS Pro Duo and SD/SDHC, 25 mm lens

Editors Didn't Like

  • Slightly awkward lens cover operation, Corner softness at wide-angle, Softness/flare at full telephoto, Small, weak flash (not uncommon in subcompacts), Lack of fine details due to noise suppression even at lowest ISO of 125, Moderate chromatic aberrat
  • Soft photos, videos; poor battery life
  • Expensive, Controls could be too small for some; definitely do a hands-on test, Nasty digital artifacts above ISO 800
  • No Thumbrest, Noise reduction affects image sharpness, Costly
  • Only 4x zoom, no place to rest your right thumb, expensive
  • Pictures appear blotched when zoomed, Noticeable color fringing in videos