Summary: A great camera as always a Sony quality product. I returned it because it was a body only but that was my mistake and they refunded my total amount paid. Other than that I still recomend this vendor.
Summary: This camera was a good purchase. It takes great pictures. However, after a few months, the on/off switch became very stiff i.e. difficult to click to the left and right. We called Amazon and were asked to send the camera to Sony for repair. Since we are still within 1 year of purchasing the camera, we don't anticipate any issues with this repair process for us. If we do have issues, we will come back and update this review.
Summary: I bought this because my megazoom lacked the speed to photograph my grandchildrens' sports events adequately. For the most part it performs well capturing key fast movement shots. But at times, despite excellent remaining battery strength, it will only shoot slowly, or not at all. I would also like a more powerful, rapid, E mount zoom lens that works with the Sony.
Summary: This camera is really nice. It offers all the manual features a amateur photographer wants the size that a consumer wants for a good price. The only things that bother me is that sometime the camera seems to crash and gets stuck on a black screen requiring a power down. Its very limited though, out of 500 pictures it happened twice.
Nice camera, but with flaws you should ideally know before buying
Kartick Vaddadi, Amazon
1 December 2013
Summary: I upgraded a few months back from a point-and-shoot to this camera. I like this camera on the whole, but it has some flaws you should know about. The autofocus is bad and takes blurry photos often enough. This happens particularly at night, but it messed up an afternoon indoor shot with the only light coming in from behind a curtain. While my 5-year-old point-and-shoot took a correctly focused, beautiful shot.
Summary: An awesome camera full of features, light weight, compact, practical and fun to use. I have had it for almost a month now, i have used it to record sporting events, photograph a wedding and several family get togethers.
Summary: I had a Canon Rebel XSi DSLR, even though i am not a professional photographer (or even close to) i loved the camera and love playing with the manual functions... still, i was tired of travellig with it because of its size... so after reading a lot of reviews from wired and many other companies saying the mirrorless cameras are going to dissapear the DSLR i decided and sold my canon to trade it for a Sony NEX-5RK/S...