Editors Liked

  • Very affordable
  • Tilting LCD now allows portrait framing
  • Excellent high ISO performance
  • Very good dynamic range
  • Snappy performance in most respects
  • Full manual
  • Built-in flash
  • Optional EVF available

Editors Didn't Like

  • Low shutter button position
  • Menu layout seems arbitrary and takes a while to learn
  • Division between stills and video in playback mode isn't intuitive
  • Limited downward tilt for LCD
  • AF performance lags SLRs and the best CSCs
  • Design annoyances
  • Camera's size advantage lost when a lens is attached
  • LCD's 16:9 aspect ratio not suited for still
  • Front-facing LCD limits downward tilt
  • APS-C lenses are larger than some other mirrorless systems
  • Limited lens library
  • No dedicated battery charger
  • Tthe SD card slot is in a bad spot for tripod users