Editors Liked

  • Stunning image and lens quality
  • Lightweight
  • Value
  • Excellent video quality
  • Class-leading 800+ TVl/ph detail
  • Comprehensive color tweaks
  • Clean pictures with multiple noise-reduction options
  • Good focusing aids
  • Simultaneous SD and HD output
  • 60i, 24F, and 30F modes
  • FireWire remote control
  • 20x zoom
  • Highly customizable

Editors Didn't Like

  • Distorted audio at higher SPLs from onboard mics
  • No 720p recording capability
  • Low-resolution LCD