Editors Liked

  • Wellstabilized 20X zoom lens (25mm to 500mm)
  • Very good image and video quality
  • Wide array of options for any level of shooter
  • Image quality (at wider focal lengths)
  • 20x optical zoom lens in such a compact camera
  • Full HD video with Stereo sound
  • Value for money
  • Compact
  • Good-looking build
  • Easy to navigate physical and in-camera user interface
  • Loaded with features: filters, GPS, manual, presets, pop-up flash, etc
  • Integrated GPS
  • Very good photo quality for the compact ultra zoom category
  • Packs a 20X, 25 500 mm lens into a compact and stylish body
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Camera will select the appropriate IS mode for the situation
  • High resolution 3inch LCD

Editors Didn't Like

  • No RAW mode
  • Mediocre battery life, especially with GPS Logger
  • Lack of sharpness when zoomed
  • Pop up flash in poor position
  • Chromatic aberration
  • Expensive
  • Image quality isn’t the best for the price
  • Photos a bit soft and fuzzy
  • Autofocus performance lags behind the competition
  • Camera struggled to focus