Editors Liked

  • In body image stabilisation, Quick AF during Live View, Articulating screen, Compact, lightweight design, Support for SDHC and Sony's own Memory Stick Duo cards
  • Live View, help guide, improved grip over previous design
  • Good RAW resolution, Reliable metering (most of the time - see 'cons'), Fastest AF in live view among 'traditional' DSLRs (but see disadvantages below), Coherent ergonomics for live view operation, Much improved handgrip over A380 (but sti

Editors Didn't Like

  • Noise at higher sensitivities, No video, Limited exposure compensation range
  • No AFassist lamp, small screen, no new technology over the previous a380 model
  • Soft JPEGs at all ISO settings, High ISO performance not on the same level as direct competitors, Smallest viewfinder of any APS-C DSLR, Protruding screen obstructs use of viewfinder, especially if you're wearing glasses, Limited external controls, No