My full review of the new X2 is up!

Started May 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
Ming Thein
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In reply to vbhr, May 14, 2012

...but subjectively, I think it's at least 50% faster. Enough to make the difference between impatience and just being able to get the shot with no fuss.

Put it this way: I sold my X1 because it was too slow. I don't think the X2 is too slow (it's not the fastest either though, that's the OM-D.)

vbhr wrote:

Sorry if it's been answered elsewhere but quantifiably speaking, how much faster is the X2 to the X1?

e.g. indoor autofocus at dusk. The X1 can hunt around for ages if you let it.

What other specific relative speed increases would you say contributes to your much more positive view?

Maybe I'll upgrade, maybe I won't this time around, but speed is the #1 demerit of the X1 (though usually it's nothing beyond a minor irritation for my uses), and it'll be good to know. Thanks.

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