Editors Liked

  • Excellent balance; great choice of lenses; superb video capabilities
  • Great photo and video quality, Articulating display, Microphone input
  • Vari Angle LCD, Wireless flash control built in, Superb video, external mic jack, and audio control, Incamera raw processing and image resizing, Extensive software bundle included, Good battery performance, Excellent image quality, even at high ISO s
  • Very fast; articulated display; excellent video quality and options
  • Very good photo quality (with a good lens), Low noise levels through ISO 1600 in low light, and ISO 3200 in good light, Well designed, easy to hold body, Super high resolution 3inch rotating LCD display; live view offers three focus modes, live histogram
  • Articulating LCD, Top LCD, Lock on jog dial, burst rate, full HD videos, image quality
  • Excellent color accuracy, You can actually shoot at 12,800 ISO, Vari-angle LCD a real plus, Superior battery life
  • Sharp, beautiful images. Fast shooting. Excellent for low-light performance without a flash. Lots of video recording options. Manual operation during video recording. Articulating LCD
  • Good picture quality; decent ISO performance; HD video recording; articulated LCD screen
  • Image quality, variangle screen, build quality
  • Swivel screen for live view shooting, Decent ISO performance, Simplified controls, Excellent handing, Superb video quality, Battery life, Wireless flash facility
  • Very good image quality even at high ISO settings; full-HD video with external microphone port; articulated high-res LCD
  • High resolution 18 Megapixel stills, Flexible HD movies with mic input and audio levels, Articulated screen with superb 3:2 panel, 5.3fps continuous shooting and fast AF
  • Excellent image quality up to ISO settings unthinkable just one camera generation ago, Extremely high detail and resolution at base ISO, good per-pixel sharpness, Very good low-light performance, with low noise levels and good retention of detail, Good er

Editors Didn't Like

  • Only nine focus points; obtuse UI
  • No continous autofocus for video, Awkward mode dial lock placement, Display gets easily washed out in sunlight
  • Poor Auto White balance under tungsten lighting, Slow focusing in Live View, Clumsy access to Movie mode
  • Some annoying interface conventions
  • Compare Prices, Canon has been busy redesigning its range of cameras, now creating four distinct levels. The Rebel T2i is regarded as Canon's current amateur camera, the 7D is aimed at semipros, and cameras such as the 5D Mark II and 1DS Mark III are
  • Some highlight clipping; photos taken in artificial light can have a brownish color cast, Redeye a problem, no removal tool available, 18 135 mm kit lens has strong barrel distortion and purple fringing (and I can't imagine that the 18 200 mm kit lens
  • AF speed in Live View, Plastic body, No weather seals
  • Still not a fan of DSLR HD video; focusing is a hassle, ”Warm” indoor images with Auto White Balance, Puzzling Multi-control dial
  • No continuous autofocus while recording video. Lens makes audible noise when re-focusing during video recording
  • Lacks dedicated video recording button; slow autofocus speed in Live View mode; slow burst shooting mode
  • Mode lock, multicontroller, number of AF points
  • Auto ISO could offer more parameters, Shutter lag during live view shooting
  • Slower burst mode than its 50D predecessor; sluggish AF in Live View mode
  • No continuous AF while filming video, Rocker control difficult to use, Limited options for in-camera RAW processing, Outclassed in traditional respects by D7000
  • Slow AF in Live Mode reduces benefit of articulated screen for stills shooting, White balance often excessively orange under artificial light, Slight tendency to overexpose in contrasty conditions, Post-processing options oddly arranged (and don't pro