"Poor lowlight performance against dark background"
20 December 2009
Pros: Excellent - at outdoor OK - Inside normal room light against light background..using inbuilt flash
Cons: Not good -- Inside normal room light against light background..lots of noise Very bad -- Inside normal room light against dark background..lots of noise..even with built in flush. I compared against Sony TRV18E minidv I have...
Excerpt: "I have just bought one of these cameras and am about to send it back! Whilst it is beautifully engineered on the outside, the image stabilisation is lacklustre to say the least. OK if held in the hand, yet when it has any form of harsher vibration it makes pictures that are completely unusable. With the IS turned off it is still the same... sadly it is a lovely image if on a tripod or hand held, but the stabilisation dramatically lest it all ...
Pros: Lovely design and seems rugged, nice images
Cons: Image stabilisation kicks into destroy the picture if vibration is slightly too harsh