Editors Liked

  • Very good photo quality
  • Low noise through ISO 1600 in low light, ISO 3200 in good light
  • Compact body (until you attach a lens)
  • Articulating 3inch LCD display with 921k pixels
  • Limited (but still useful) touch features
  • 10fps burst mode
  • 1080p60/50 movie mode
  • PASM modes for movie shooting
  • Great image quality
  • Large APS-C sensor
  • Includes removable flash

Editors Didn't Like

  • Tends to underexpose by 1/3 or 2/3 stop
  • Redeye a problem
  • No removal tool available
  • Menudriven user interface still needs work
  • Even with addition of custom button
  • Design annoyances
  • Camera's size advantage lost when a lens is attached
  • Single-use accessory port
  • No touch-shutter
  • Poor menu layout and organization
  • Inconsistent controls when customized
  • Occasional mis-focusing, slow start up, poorly placed movie button, unfriendly menu system, larger lenses than most CSC competitors
  • Can't beat the NEX-C3 in low-light performance