Editors Liked

  • Excellent 24x zoom covers 25-600mm
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Solid build
  • Stereo microphone
  • Articulating LCD
  • Electronic viewfinder
  • Power switch instead of a button
  • Built-in hot shoe
  • Two zoom toggles
  • Lens hood included
  • Long 24x zoom range
  • Swiveling LCD
  • Fast continuous shooting
  • 1080p video capture, Hot shoe
  • Very good photo quality

Editors Didn't Like

  • Tends to blow out highlights
  • Tripod socket too close to battery/card door
  • Zoom range not as generous as some competitors
  • Lens hood gets in the way of the flash
  • Uncorrected RAW files have lots of chromatic aberration
  • Expensive
  • Bulky
  • Images could be sharper
  • So-so low-light performance
  • Tends to clip highlights
  • Images have yellow/brownish cast in artificial light
  • Still no fluorescent white balance option
  • Some redeye
  • Still only 24x zoom