Editors Liked

  • An 18MP (megapixel) resolution makes images taken on this camera stand out
  • Amazing picture
  • Great sensitivity
  • Large sensor
  • Very cheap price
  • Solid build and weather proofing with prostyle feel in hand
  • Frame rate is sport shooter ready
  • Wireless control of external Speedlite flashes
  • 8 frames per second in RAW makes us swoon
  • Compatible with huge assortment of Canon EF and EFS lenses
  • Good lowlight performance
  • Great manual control
  • Fast burst mode
  • Solid body
  • Versatile focusing modes
  • Very good high ISO performance
  • Huge viewfinder
  • New autofocus system

Editors Didn't Like

  • This camera can become heavy if holding it for long periods of time
  • Poor ergonomics for a video camera
  • Focus is difficult while using standard and professional Canon EF still lenses
  • Noisy popup flash motor
  • Quick control dial on the back of the camera takes more effort to turn than previous Canon models
  • Auto white balance in artificial light is bronze medal worthy at best
  • Video autofocus is slow
  • Lack of oncamera audio control
  • Tom Cunningham is a video enthusiast and photographer working in the video and still camera retail industry
  • LCD doesn't swivel
  • Fuzziness at high ISOs