'nice chunky controls'
'LCD not as flexible as would have liked.'
'poor screen resolution'
Nice manual zoom lens
Has an electronic viewfinder, Good rubber grip on front and rear
So many settings and sub-settings to choose from
'low quality LCD'
'Performance was quite slow with slow focusing, particularly at the telephoto end, and the switch on time was noticeably slow at 4.1 seconds.'
Photos are very crisp and sharp
Focusing is pretty fast
'The X500 is capable of taking some nice photos, too, under the right circumstances.'
'If there was an award for ugliest camera of the year, well ... the GE X5 wins hands down. '
'capable point-and-shoot camera'
'Fringing can be very bad at times around high-contrast subjects.'
'Flash doesn't pop up automatically when needed, must be opened manually. '