Excerpt: The PowerShot TX1 looks like it was assembled by a misanthrope. Its viewfinder juts awkwardly out of the camera’s body, twisting to accommodate extreme angles and self-portraits. The counter intuitively placed shutter button demands agile fingers.
Pros: Images sport bright colors and sharp details, even in full 10X optical zoom shots. HD video quality matches stand-alone camcorders’.
Cons: Low-light shots look noisy and undefined. Tiny, 1.8-inch LCD. Buttons are hard to reach when shooting vertically.
Excerpt: The TX1 looks ore like a really compact camcorder over a digital camera. But then again, you won't be too wrong in mistaking it for a camcorder since that's one of its primary functions too. Confusing? Let me begin at the beginning.