X10 Conundrum

Started Nov 7, 2011 | Discussions thread
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X10 Conundrum
Nov 7, 2011

This image outlines my current head-scratching. (If you don't find other people's head-scratching interesting, turn away now :-))

In green, is my current camera. The XZ-1.
In yellow, is a camera that really has my eye. The X10.

Behind the X10, in purple, is the new Panasonic GX1, with the 14-42 (28-84 Eq) X zoom.

If I'm going to carry a camera the size of the X10/GX1, looking forward, wouldn't the GX1 be the more sensible step up from the XZ-1? Does the XZ-1 already cover enough ground of the X10, in a smaller package? Aside from the obvious viewfinder, what would I gain from upgrading to the X10?

Confused (but still shooting anyway).

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Sony Alpha NEX-6 Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS Sigma 30mm F2.8 DN +7 more
Fujifilm X10 Olympus XZ-1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
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