Sony 55-300 Comparison

Started Sep 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
tjstyphon1
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Re: Frustratingly difficult decision
In reply to jcurtistx, Oct 3, 2012

jcurtistx wrote:

In my basic testing, to focus from close to infinity and back, the Minolta is 40% faster (1.5s vs. 2.4s) which is significant.

Does anyone know if this lens would focus faster on an A77? I have seen some posts where people report their lenses focusing faster on the A77 than on other cameras. I need to buy one of the lenses in this category in the next 2 weeks, was leaning towards the Sony for IQ and in camera compensation, but if the focus speed is really that much slower it may be a deal breaker.

Any insight is appreciated, thanks!

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