Total
Features
Sound
Quality

Improvement over the SM57

I use it primarily on snare top, and it delivers much more details than the 57 or the i5, much nicer highs too.

Excellent side rejection, I think it's even hypercardiod, which makes it really pointy. The hihat bleed is minimal and sounds good too!

Easy to position, and it's not too bulky.

Solid, sturdy feel, robust microphone. Highly recommended!