Above average image quality.
Solid features with advanced and basic options.
Built-in stabilisation works with any lens.
1080i60 movie mode with PASM.
Standard hotshoe with an accessory port.
Fast start-up and quick AF response.
Fast 5.5fps continuous shooting.
Fast autofocus and continuous burst shooting.
Menu system easy to understand.
Confusing menu system, beyond the basics.
Minimal external controls.
Price when rated: $ 500
Lacks a touch or tilting screen.
Movie stabilization artifacts.
Incorrect control labels when customized.
Single-use accessory port.
Oversimplified control scheme.
Picture browsing could be better.
Auto white balance can falter.
Poor chromatic aberration control with kit lens.
Interface not completely intuitive.
High noise at ISO 1600 and above.
No built-in flash.
Fixed rear LCD.
By Tech2 on March 22, 2012
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By Macworld on January 23, 2012
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By DPexpert on December 29, 2011
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By Sydney Morning Herald on December 28, 2011
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By LetsGoDigital on December 25, 2011
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