"Good technical camera"4.5 starson by charmedlyfe
Pros: Excellent build quality, weathersealing, incredible high-ISO image quality, dual memory card slots, microadjust, 100% viewfinder, long battery life
Cons: Video not up to expectations, had to update firmware to correct hot pixel issue, hi2 ISO (25600) isn't really useable
Summary: I bought this beast as an upgrade from my D80. The only negative issues I've found are the mediocre video/live view performance (autofocus doesn't work very well), and the highest advertised ISO setting (25600 eq) is too noisy to use. This could be addressed by a firmware update to improve noise reduction. Performance is still visibly better than the Canon 60D (all-plastic, not sealed, still-image quality not as good). The Canon does have better video capability, but why buy a DSLR for video when better performance can be had from a (wait for it...) VIDEO CAMERA! The 18-105 is not much of a lens (DEFINITELY not pro-quality), and much better can be had for the same price. All said, I'm happy with it, and image quality is excellent. For the price, the best DSLR out there.
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