Editors Liked

  • Good image quality even in dark conditions
  • Fast shooting
  • Full HD video with stereo sound capture and autofocus plus optical zoom
  • Large crisp screen
  • Solid build
  • Full manual control
  • Well built
  • Plenty of impressive features and takes excellent photos
  • Great 16 Megapixel image quality
  • 1080p50 HD video
  • Superior Auto composite modes
  • Hi Resolution panoramas
  • Versatile wide-angle 16x zoom lens

Editors Didn't Like

  • Tiny buttons
  • Nascent 3D technology
  • A touch expensive
  • Annoying dial/dpad
  • Unpredictable white balance
  • Poor GPS performance
  • Only 2 apertures in Manual mode
  • Proprietary A/V port
  • Quality deteriorates quickly at high ISOs
  • Heavy noise suppression gives images a watercolor look
  • Very little fine detail above ISO 800
  • No control over NR levels
  • Sluggish user interface
  • AVCHD PS movie mode is slower to start and stop
  • Movie button is small and barely protruding