"Best Available option in the Range"5.0 starson by Sachin_Thakkar
Pros: 1)Manual Mode : Most Obvious reason to buy this product.
2)Zoom Capability : 16X optical zoom , moreover using 4X digital zoom , U can zoom upto 64X!!!
4) AA Battery : Easy to find any where.
5) Image processing is good.
Cons: 1) Design could be better.
2) Auto mode is little poor compared to Sony Lenses.
Summary: In short, this is a good choice if you also want to shoot in manual modes. Manual mode is really Good and it justifies "Semi SLR" model.