Summary: This is an average camera - the only thing I really can say is outstanding is the optical zoom. The rest of the features and functionality are pretty standard. That's what you get at this pricepoint. Overall I wouldn't recommend for or against this product, it is overwhelmingly average. The good thing is that I never had an issue with it.
Summary: My husband bought this camera for me for Christmas this year. It would not have been the one I bought, as I don't care much about the "EasyShare" feature. I am perfectly capable of uploading any and all photos as I see fit, without a 'special little red button' that says 'share' on it. That (mostly useless feature) aside, the camera itself works well, for the most part. I get great pictures, quickly processed, so that I can continue clicking away.
Summary: As many have said, the camera certainly takes decent pictures. There were a few things I liked about it: 1. Records good video with sound during zoom. Many point-and-shoot cameras cut sound out during zoom or cannot zoom at all. You can change the quality from HD to standard, as well. A nice addition. 2. Brilliant 14MP quality on subjects about 1-2 meters away. 3. Panorama mode. While not a "sweep panorama", the 3 picture mode on this model is sufficient and easy to use.