Editors Liked

  • Sharp, detailed images, Ergonomic design
  • Improved 20.1megapixel resolution, Impressive image quality, especially for its price, Fast and decisive autofocus (in most conditions), Very good battery life, Good video quality (Full HD 1080p, though it doesn't support 60p frame rate)
  • Good levels of detail; Comfortable handgrip; Solid AF

Editors Didn't Like

  • Complex, cluttered menus, Dial at left is awkward
  • Plastic lens mount, Slower burst mode speeds and shallower buffer than A57, LCD no longer fully articulating, Mediocre kit lens, Electronic instead of an optical viewfinder may be a turnoff for some
  • Image noise at high ISOs; Plastic lens mount