SAL-1680Z vs new 16-50mm

Started Sep 12, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Re: SAL-1680Z vs new 16-50mm
In reply to simpic, Aug 15, 2012

I tried both of those in the camera store, Nex 7 with LA-EA2 adapter. My observation is purely on focus speed and focus motor noise, no opinion yet on IQ.

The 16-50 focused faster and was silent. The sound level of the CZ focus motor was a surprise to me, not good if used for video.

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