For the price, this is a great little camera. The size is perfect, and I love the low-light lens. You don't have to always use the flash in low-light situations. I use this as my travel camera when I don't take my DSLR. I would definitely recommend it.
Like most other digital cameras, picture quality is highly dependent upon ambient lighting conditions. Use of the optical zoom indoors under less then ideal lighting results in grainy pictures. Outdoors, its wonderful and with the 16mp allows for digital zooming without loss of quality for most standard uses. The built in flash is adequate and provides good pictures if your subject is within 10 feet or less, so pretty much a standard flash. If you are looking for an inexpensive, small, easy to carry camera that you will not cry over should it be destroyed or lost, this is the camera for you.