After seeing the NEX 7 review, I pre-ordered a GX1

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After seeing the NEX 7 review, I pre-ordered a GX1
Dec 15, 2011

OK, I admit, the lure of the NEX 7 is great, and that camera does capture tons of detail at low ISOs. They all do. But at higher ISO, at least according to my eyes, the G3 (same sensor as the GX1) captures more detail. The NEX 7 images seem to fall apart quickly at higher ISO, and I shoot there pretty frequently. The other two big lures of the GX1 were the much lower price, and the glass. Sony has very few good lenses, and the samples I've seen show that the kit zoom can't satisfy that sensor. I'm sure there will be some good glass available eventually, but I wanted a travel kit sooner rather than later. I know the offer that Zeiss 24, but it's not as good at the Leica 25mm 1.4, and much more expensive. Can't figure that one. I will miss that sweep pano mode, though. Oh, well.

Anyway, I'm not a fan of power zooms, at all, so I bought the black body with the 14-45 zoom. Nothing to do now but wait. And wait. And wait...

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