Editors Liked

  • Same sensor and processor as professional D4
  • Great image quality
  • Arguably the best available light shooter in its class
  • Handsome, retro styling
  • Weather sealed design
  • Big, clear full frame viewfinder
  • Excellent battery life
  • Excellent image quality, especially in good light
  • Impressive high ISO performance
  • Extensive external controls
  • Above average dynamic range
  • Solid feature set

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive
  • Bulky, yet handgrip is quite modest
  • Some controls are clumsy
  • Plastic body panels don't gel with retro aesthetic
  • Autofocus isn't in the same league as image quality
  • No AF assist lamp
  • No movie capture
  • No portrait grip
  • Some external controls are difficult to use
  • 5.5 fps continuous shooting
  • No video capture