the beginning, Sony created the Mavica. And it was popular. The
original Mavicas used floppy disks to store photos on, and they
flew off the shelves. People loved the convenience and low cost
of the floppy disk media.
Pros: Excellent photo quality, CD-R/RW format is excellent value, Full manual controls, Hot shoe for external flash, Huge 2.5" LCD, Great movie mode, Hologram AF - the best AF assist system out there
Cons: No optical viewfinder, No optical zoom in movie mode, Poor Mac compatibility, Concerns about durability of CD-RW drive, Sluggish read/write times, esp. in playback mode