Editors Liked

  • Excellent resolution and detail
  • Very good JPEG image quality at low to moderate ISOs
  • Better high ISO performance than its predecessor
  • Despite the bump in resolution
  • Very good RAW image quality
  • Good hue accuracy
  • Sharp kit lens
  • Fast burst shooting
  • Excellent high ISO performance
  • Crisp AMOLED rear display
  • New image sensor performs better at high ISOs than its NX100 predecessor; fun in-camera filters; pleasing color rendition in stills and videos

Editors Didn't Like

  • Very sluggish buffer write times
  • Fixed screen
  • No EVF accessory
  • Poor use of physical controls
  • Poor high ISO noise performance
  • A significant bump up in price from previous model
  • Dynamic range not as good as most APS-C rivals
  • JPEG engine smears subtle detail in reds more so than most other cameras
  • Yet leaves a lot of chroma noise behind at higher ISOs
  • Pricey
  • Fixed rear display
  • Camera body less than ergonomic
  • I-Function feature tedious to use without inbuilt viewfinder
  • Raw processing is slow
  • Poor battery life