Editors Liked

  • Ultra-wide angle lens offers a 30x zoom
  • Manual and semi manual controls
  • Very small, very light body
  • Offers more shooting options
  • Very good optical image stabilization
  • Great image quality

Editors Didn't Like

  • Only records video in 720p HD
  • Shooting performance might still be too slow for action shots, especially indoors
  • Not a great choice for handheld low-light shots
  • Body doesn’t feel particularly solid
  • No viewfinder
  • Lacks Raw capture
  • Very poor continuous shooting
  • Lens suffers from Chromatic aberration
  • Poor battery life
  • Vertical streaking on highlights in video (due to CCD)