'Things we don't like are the adjustable diopter slider (hard to push with the rubber eyepiece attached), the nonilluminating control panel on top (not visible in low light), battery compartment switch on the bottom (difficult to close), and memory card door (inadvertently opening it during a read/write cycle can scramble the images on the card).'
'is more feature-packed than most other ultra-compacts.'
'The Optio S5i features a new Sport mode that sets the camera for shutter speed-priority to enable spur of the moment shooting while Pan focusing mode ensures optimal focusing from close range to infinity'
'dark, noisy images'
'One-handed operation is awkward if you want to rest one finger on the shutter release while thumbing the back-mounted zoom rocker.'