Summary: We bought this for pictures on Ebay we love it for its convenience and it is light weight takes great pictures. Compared to other types of this ilk we have used, the color and focus at close range are uncomparable
Conclusion: 2.5 I am very disappointed with the camera. My 14mpx Camera takes much better pictures and is much easier to control features. It also has a light for video which this does not. I am most disturbed by the fact that it will not charge via the USB cable which almost all others do. So using the USB cable to transfer photos drains my battery. This is not disclosed on the package. I am considering taking it back!
Pros: Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable, easy to use
Cons: Missing features/settings, Poor image quality, Short battery life, Complicated controls/menu, can't charge with usb
Conclusion: Solid construction but... 1. No USB/interface cable included. Available online, but is out of stock. Seriously, for the price, I would think Canon could afford to include this cable...most other brands do, and it is not clearly indicated on the package what is included, so you're out of luck when you've opened it. 2. The user interface is very complex.