Editors Liked

  • Massive storage capacity
  • Good manual control placement
  • Optical viewfinder
  • Good video quality
  • 12x optical zoom
  • Geotagging videos is fun
  • Very detailed HD footage
  • Crisp and clear LCD screen
  • Excellent in low light
  • Cam Control dial makes shooting easier
  • Massive storage
  • Smooth slow motion
  • Image stabilization

Editors Didn't Like

  • Tricky user interface
  • Heavy
  • Short battery life
  • Unremarkable HD video performance
  • PMB software is for the PC only
  • No creative recording modes
  • Annoying menu system
  • No wind filter
  • No manual shutter-speed, iris, or audio controls
  • Expensive
  • Autofocus wobbles
  • Limited manual controls compared to competition