The V705 has a generous 2.5 inch, 230,000 pixel LCD screen that functions as the viewfinder when shooting and as a normal LCD for reviewing your images and settings within the camera. In all but the very strongest direct sunlight conditions, the LCD is bright and viewable from any angle. The screen has two distinct resolutions: one for shooting and one for reviewing images. In shooting mode, the screen has a lower, coarser resolution and some noticeable video smear. When reviewing images, the display is extremely sharp and it's obvious that you're viewing the image using the full LCD pixel count. Another nice feature of the V705 is that it shows the image you've just made in the correct orientation. In other words, if you shoot a vertical image, when it's reviewed on the LCD, it rotates 90 degrees to "horizontal" viewing, so the image doesn't display sideways.