Love the 8 mega pixel shots. Easy to use, good opitcal qualties, uses regular AAA batteries so it is easy to find and replace if I'm not carring an extra set of rechargables. Tilt view screen makes it easy to see shot at less then idea shoting heights and angles, that's not possible with fix viewers I've seen on other cameras. It's great for shooting when glare would wipe out set viewscreens.
Missing is any way to tell what is the life of the battery charge, so carry extra batteries. Wish the tele, and close-up lenses were less expensive would like to buy them. Would also like a off camera mike for the movies, although the on camera one has been trouble free. Plastic door over the ports (A/V out, power and Digital) has held up with out any problems, though it looks flimsy and rubs on the wrist strap.
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