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Good: its' very light and easy to use.
Comment: There is a great Green button function which allows you to easily change the lighting, sensitivity, ISO and pixel size with a visual of the difference, this makes it very easy to customise the shots and keep the initiative, using this function I have had a lot of success with low light shots, which others seem to have had difficulty with . I love it. I am not bothered by the finish of the camera, its fine
I agree with the C net review. Its deffinitely worth the money.
Good: Focus, Pretty ok macro, easy to transport, light, zoom
Bad: Some indoor photos - can be very yellow :(
Comment: I took this camera on my trip to Hong Kong/Singapore last December, and majority of photos turned out quite good (See most recent photos on http://www.flickr.com/photos/alanah_95/ )
Good: The Zoom
Bad: Build Quality and Support
Comment: When I first got the camera I was seduced by the fantastic zoom, the niggle I had about the general feel and build quality of the camera was put to one side. After a few weeks of light use however my initial worries came back to haunt me. The camera wouldn't turn on properly, the lens would come out part way then the camera would turn off and the lens would instantly retract. I sent the camera back to the manufacturer under warranty and their response has been very poor. "A piece of grit or sand has got into the camera, this is outside of the warranty and will cost £91.20 to fix, if you want the camera back you can pay £7.20 for return postage, if you don't want it back we will destroy the camera for you."
This is simply unacceptable in my opinion, a problem which is caused by poor build quality not being addressed by the manufacturer. I won't be paying for the repair, the same problem is inevitable in the future. I won't be buying a Pentax again either or buying a camera without first picking it up and trying it to get a feel for the build quality before committing to a purchase.
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