The exposure system copes well with unusual lighting conditions, enabling you to take some striking shots.
The tiny lens produces significant spherical distortion at the widest setting, as shown by the curving lines on this door. They should be straight.
This was taken at the widest setting, equivalent to 35mm on a, er, 35mm camera.
Taken from the same spot as the shot above, this shows the extent of the telephoto end of the zoom, equivalent to 105mm. Note also the inconsistent colour balance between the two shots.
The S7c has a minimum focusing range of 4cm, but focusing is very slow at this distance.
Score in detail
Image Quality 6