Editors Liked

  • Slimmer than past models
  • Higher resolution with slightly better light sensitivity
  • GPS radio syncs clock
  • Shows where images are captured on bundled map software
  • 5x stabilized lens covers 24-120mm equivalent
  • 1080p video
  • Excellent image quality
  • Super-slow-motion video modes
  • Full manual controls and RAW shooting
  • Superb feature set for any level of photographer
  • Great low noise performance
  • Image clarity is superb
  • Manual control is quick and easy
  • Better grip than previous models

Editors Didn't Like

  • Costs US$30 more than predecessor
  • Slight buzz is audible when zooming during video recording
  • Full HD video at 24p only
  • 24mm lens can cause distortion in people pictures
  • Somewhat soft corners at wide angle
  • Weak flash (common in compacts)
  • Sluggish RAW shooting and flash recycling times
  • Short battery life, especially when GPS is used
  • Corner softness at some apertures
  • Dedicated movie button on backside eliminates one photo control
  • No viewfinder
  • No hot shoe