Editors Liked

  • Top-notch image quality. More compact than a DSLR. Knockout looks and build. User friendly. Free copy of Adobe Lightroom included
  • Good quality optic, unique build
  • Excellent, sharp images. Little noise up to ISO 3200. Fast f/2.8 lens. HDMI port. Pop-up flash. Elegant design
  • Best image quality we've seen in a compact camera; very low noise even at high ISOs; smart-looking, compact design; price includes copy of Adobe Lightroom
  • Excellent image quality - at least in raw, Best high-ISO performance of any compact camera, bar none, Reliable metering and exposure, Extremely quiet in operation (AF and shutter), Straightforward control layout with analogue-style shutter speed and apert

Editors Didn't Like

  • Slow autofocus. No optical zoom. No video. Very expensive
  • Price, LCD resolution & size, ‘Image Stabilization’
  • Expensive. Slow autofocus. No interchangeable lenses. Fixed focal length (no optical zoom). No video capture
  • Very slow to autofocus; slow overall speed including jittery Live View and glacial image playback; command dials don't lock firmly into place causing settings to accidentally change; no video mode; expensive
  • Autofocus distinctly slower than most, Unimpressive battery life, Accurate manual focus impossible (lens stops down uncontrollably), Low light operation relatively poor (very slow AF and screen refresh rate), Live histogram unreliable, disappears when set