Even though this camera has been designated as "entry level," we discovered many features that weren't available on the other cameras we used, making it a good choice for more experienced photographers.
At four and a half inches with Gorilla Glass 3, its screen is larger than the iPhone 5S and has ClearBlack plus AMOLED technology. During use in bright sunlight and in completely dark rooms, the Lumia's screen had no problem performing well enough in both situations.
Despite the increasing photo quality on smartphone devices, digital SLR (or digital single lens reflex) cameras remain popular among professionals and consumers for one primary reason: creative control.
There's just a massive creative-fatigue-miasma hanging over the film business these days, a sense the establishment has sucked all the air out of the business (as well as the financing) and that your options are limited.
While I love my DSLR, it stays home when I hit the road for a vacation or business trip because it's too big to lug around. Fortunately, there are now smaller cameras with many of the bells and whistles of DSLRs without the bulk.