Editors Liked

  • Good performance
  • Above average image quality
  • Solid features with advanced and basic options
  • Built-in stabilisation works with any lens
  • 1080i60 movie mode with PASM
  • Standard hotshoe with an accessory port
  • Fast start-up and quick AF response
  • Compact design
  • Fast 5.5fps continuous shooting
  • Fast autofocus and continuous burst shooting
  • Menu system easy to understand
  • Build quality

Editors Didn't Like

  • Confusing menu system, beyond the basics
  • Minimal external controls
  • Price when rated: $ 500
  • Lacks a touch or tilting screen
  • Movie stabilization artifacts
  • Incorrect control labels when customized
  • Single-use accessory port
  • Oversimplified control scheme
  • Picture browsing could be better
  • No handgrip
  • Small text
  • Auto white balance can falter
  • Poor chromatic aberration control with kit lens
  • Interface not completely intuitive
  • High noise at ISO 1600 and above
  • No built-in flash
  • Fixed rear LCD