Excerpt: Con: Noise in image (Grains) Lack of image sharpness in still photo (also after micro adjustment) No joystick No Firmware since long time Menu can still make easy More Custom menu needed Pros: Fast Focus Fast Shutter Speed Easy to use excellent Video
Not completely terrible, until it died (<1 yr. after purchase)
Tyrel M., Newegg
4 February 2015
Summary: I am a professional videographer and this was going to be my main production camera. That was a bad idea. It's a photo camera that is capable of recording video with significant limitations, but which is being market for video shooting.
Pros: I like the wide range of zoom on the lens. It shoots video. It has the standard features of a DSLR in this price range. Overall, it is a functional camera. They claim the autofocus is great, but I can't substantiate that.
Cons: Died stone cold dead after <1 year, during a shoot. Also, not great for video shooting - no headphone output, no AC power supply, only records 30 mins before stopping without notifying you, the WiFi function isn't available in video mode, etc.
Summary: the camera is great. Takes great pics and video. What I am not happy with is Focus Camera. The proper kit was not sent. It had the wrong lens included. I missed out on a job because I had to return it for the correct one. The error was corrected and I received the proper kit a week later.
Excerpt: I had high hopes for this camera. In numerous tests over the course of a few weeks I discovered that the AF system (at least for my camera) was not reliable. Seems to work fine for video (and by the way the video quality is fantastic); but in full Auto, and some of the other modes it is clear that...