Editors Liked

  • Good photo quality
  • Slightly better low light performance than CCDbased predecessor
  • Compact, stylish metal body
  • Comes in five colors
  • Optical image stabilization
  • 3inch LCD has average outdoor
  • Very good low light visibility, Smart Auto mode picks
  • Reasonable price tag
  • Fantastic image quality
  • Full HD Movies
  • Large range of scene modes and filters
  • Excellent noise performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lengthy linear exposure mode menu
  • Average continuous shooting speeds
  • No optical zoom in video modes
  • Mono mic
  • Buttons may be too small for those with large hands
  • Color shift in yellows makes some colors seem muted
  • Some noticeable chromatic aberration at wide-angle
  • Slightly lower-than-average battery life
  • High-speed burst wasn't quite as fast as advertised
  • Images are slightly noisy at low ISOs
  • Some highlight clipping and purple fringing at times
  • Movie mode issues
  • 24 fps frame rate isn't great for capturing fastmoving subjects
  • Full resolution burst
  • LCD screen not the highest specification
  • No manual control
  • Missing a few features