The new on-sensor PD-AF by Sony and now Samsung

Started Jan 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: The new on-sensor PD-AF by Sony and now Samsung
In reply to Acrill, Jan 10, 2013

Acrill wrote:

We can see that this does rsult in very fast AF on the Nikon 1 system, but 1 lenses are optimized from the ground up to take advantage of it.

I haven't seen any evidence that this feature works well with un-optimized lenses.

The jury is still out, at this point it seems like a marketing gimmick.

The System 1 is very quick abd tracks well with native lenses.  With an adopter and using non-native lenses only allowes center point AF and is kind f slow but useable.

Dave

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