Summary: I bought this camera because I was going kayaking with my daughter and didn't want to haul my DSLR with me. This camera now goes everywhere with me and I don't feel at all hesitant using it when my DSLR isn't with me. It's very easy to get set up and start shooting with it.
Summary: I bought this camera for a trip to St John. I have a DSLR camera that I love but I wanted something smaller for my trip. I originally went with a less expensive canon model, which I returned after 10 minutes playing with it (photos were lower quality than my iphone). Then I gave this model a try.
Summary: I couldn't believe the zoom lens. Awesome camera. Have not tried the WiFi feature yet. Took a chance and bought a refurbished camera. Later, I learned that cameras refurbished by the manufacturer are just as good as new. Looking forward to creating my own photos for display in my new home.
Summary: A great upgrade from my previous camera because it shoots WELL in low-light. I'm sure it does some fancy things, but I am not one to play with every button. I just wanted to aim and shoot and get a decent photo. I put it on auto and don't have to worry is it macro, night time, etc.
Summary: This camera is a lot more than a simple point and shoot with a huge zoom. By the way the zoom is 21x optical, 5 x digital, totaling 105x. This camera has all the controls of an old SLR camera, including aperture, shutter, and speed (which we used to control by the speed of the film).
Summary: I own a Samsung phone, tablet and TV. What I love about Samsung products is that they are very intuitive. Within a few days I was taking excellent pictures and sending them to my phone and using the wifi. Easy peasy. If you're looking for a SLR, obviously this isn't the camera for you.
Excerpt: Bought the camera for my wife to use. She is very much a novice using any technology. The camera was very easy for her to use once I showed her how. She got many excellent pictures on a tour with her cousins of the family places in VA. No red eye, no shaking, flash worked well.
Summary: I bought this after it being listed as one of the best cameras of the year and it is a FANTASTIC little camera for the price! There are so many features -- the oil painting effect is LOVELY! Wifi -- fantastic! Upload straight from the camera. Bluetooth to the phone...