Summary: I wanted to get into photography and my requirements for a camera were under 500$, mirror less, interchangeable lenses, at least 20mp, and needed to have the settings of a DSLR like ISO, aperture, shutter speed. Etc. And this package had it all and I got mine for 230$.
very pleased with this as a lightweight alternative to my nikon ...
Casual Triathlete, Amazon
25 February 2015
Summary: very pleased with this as a lightweight alternative to my nikon dslr. Nothing will replace my Nikon but having this for hikes and traveling is going to take a big load off - plus i can use a smaller tripod since it won't need to hold up as much weight. this camera does great in full manual mode.
it does take excellent photos, and as an older model it's fairly ...
Salty Donkey, Amazon
27 January 2015
Summary: I bought this with the intent of using it for video, but the bitrates are too low to be a serious contender. I could have probably figured this out before I bought it, but didn't. Minus one star for the lack of a high-bitrate video option on this.
One charge lasts the whole day and it is very good for sightseeing and other day trips
Vivek Kommineni, Amazon
17 August 2014
Summary: This camera does everything you need it to do and it is very energy efficient. One charge lasts the whole day and it is very good for sightseeing and other day trips. The Low ISO came in very handy at museums that did not allow flash photography, while everyone was putting away their cameras I was...
Summary: This thing is great and has all the bells and whistles you need to get into photography. My only disappointment was that Samsung seemed remove this camera from their lineup and it does not support a shutter release.
Excerpt: A quick note on a few highlights of my experiences with this camera; a mix of good and bad. The menu navigation of the main menu is peerless and a model for others to follow. The flashy transitions between shooting modes are a terrible idea badly executed.