Summary: The build quality of the camera is fairly good but not up to the standards of e.g. Lumix or Cybershot cameras. The lens is extremely sharp easily outclassing Lumix and Cybershot compacts but this may be more due to very sophisticated software rather than the lens quality itself.
Pros: Exceptional distance capabilities and good detail and colour rendition
Cons: Could improve the build quality up to Lumix standards
Excerpt: I bought this camera to capture my newborn babies every moments. I wish i'd chosen a different one. To be fair to the camera it takes ok pictures, not too bad but not fantastic. but the video recording is not great at all.
Summary: I really liked this camera but I had to send the first one back because the screen appear to crack internally producing dark dots. I take care of fragile items such as this and was disappointed it had broken the second time. I guess its a manufacturer fault. but the pictures download fine.
Summary: I bought this little compact camera just over 12 months ago, as an amateur wanting to take the regular holidays snaps etc I was thrilled with this camera and in particular the quality of the pictures, ease of use and battery life, however within 6 months of using this camera, a large black splodge...