'Images were surprisingly clear and sharp for a nonmechanical image stabilization system.'
'Images were surprisingly clear and sharp for a nonmechanical image stabilisation system.'
'No manual ISO controls'
'LCD can be difficult to see in bright sunlight.'
'downright puny 2-inch LCD screen'
'Zoom control is difficult to operate.'
'entry-level easy-to-use compact digital camera'
'very slow flash recycle time'
'glacially slow performance'
'ISO 800 images are quite noisy'
'Shutter lag measured an unimpressive 1.3 seconds in our high-contrast test, meant to mimic bright shooting conditions,'
'since pictures at ISO 800 are quite noisy, you might be disappointed with the results even if your shots are in focus.'
'It's inexcusable that the camera can't record audio along with videos'
'As usual, it was the red and blue shades that exhibited the most inaccuracy, although surprisingly green also had some issues.'
'a very cheap digital camera and it has the poor performance to match'
'The Macro focus range was unimpressive.'
'easy-to-use Scene Modes.'
'with the flash active, it hesitates almost 7 seconds between shots.'
'For a start, it has an all-plastic body, which looks cheap because of the smooth finish, and marks easily.'
'The LCD menu system is fairly short, with user-friendly icons in the Scene Assist modes.'
'The macro shot went horribly wrong.'
'Controls are simple and direct, though thicker-fingered users may find the recessed buttons awkward.'
'Just beaten by the 5-megapixel version for value.'
'Unless you read the manual, you'll never figure out that you need to press the center OK button in playback to access the feature'
'A Face Priority AF function helps make portraits tack-sharp by automatically sensing and adjusting to the presence of a human face in a frame.'
'pronounced barrel distortion at the widest zoom settings and a viewfinder that tends to freeze and blank out during use.'
'The bad news is that the clip length is limited to just 60 seconds, regardless of the size of your memory card.'
'The rechargeable lithium ion battery lasted nearly 3 hours, a middling result.'
'impressive wide-angle zoom capability'
'Even the best setting (640x320 at 15 frames per second) was jerky and riddled with compression artifacts.'
'A selection of innovative Nikon functions is included to improve the quality of the image.'
'Low light focusing was poor, due mostly to the lack of an AF-assist lamp.'
'The 1.8" screen is on the smaller end of cameras released this year and is only composed of 80,000 pixels of resolution.'
'The 14MB of built-in memory lets you take a paltry five shots in the camera's highest-resolution mode.'
'The Coolpix 5600 is pocketable in a large pants pocket'
'Lowish battery life.'
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