Great little camera that fits in your pocket or purse but takes nice clean and crisp pictures. uses a memory card and can hold up to 400 pictures. Has many features for different settings for different situations. Image Quality The image quality for a small camera like this is fantastic. I have taken many on my little Canon camera that have been better than a professionals are. The image is clean and well focused, and shows lots of detail. Performance camera performs well under most conditions, except in very dark places like at night. Some images at night have come out but it depends on what you are taking a picture of. Day light and even overcast days come out extremely well and are beautiful. Ease of Use The camera is easy to use but sometimes the button to take the picture can be a bit touchy. You also have to wait a few seconds for it to focus. The memory card and the batteries are easy to install and uninstall. Durability The camera I have is 4 years old and has been dropped, left in a hot car, gotten wet and the memory card hacked by a computer and it is still going strong. Battery Life The batteries are double A's and last 3 to 4 months with normal use. It gives a warning light when batteries are low. Portability It has a carry strap but is small enough to go into your purse or luggage with out taking up a lot of room.