Editors Liked

  • Good JPEG image quality even in dark conditions, large LCD screen with easy icon-based UI, 720p HD video with stereo sound capture, mechanical zoom and focusing rings, HDR and focus bracketing
  • Quick Focusing, Compact Design, Built-in Help, Acceptable Image Quality at High ISOs
  • Affordable, image quality, small size
  • Small body, APS-C sensor, Easy-to-use interface
  • Stylish, compact body, DSLR-quality photos, Adjustable LCD, Shoots crisp and smooth 1080i video, Intuitive Sweep Panorama mode
  • Competitive price. Superb image quality, low-light performance, and speed. Smallest compact interchangeable lens camera currently available. Beautiful, tilting 3-inch LCD. Silent focus when recording HD video. Digital accessory port. Support for HDMI-CEC

Editors Didn't Like

  • RAW image quality could have been better, no optical viewfinder, slow shot-to-shot speed, not really compact, almost all controls inside menu and very little outside, expensive
  • Poor Battery Life, LCD is a Fingerprint Magnet, High ISO Unavailable in iAuto Mode
  • Fiddly flash unit, excessive menu digging, limited to three current lenses
  • Lens release button could be more accessible, Menu system could be much better, Some aspects of handling
  • Short battery life, Confusing menu structure
  • No native compatibility with existing Alpha lenses. Limited E-Mount lens selection. No EVF option currently available. No manual control over shutter speed and aperture while recording video