Are the current Fuji prime lenses future-proofed

Started Jan 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
John Carson
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Re: The future can be tested in the present :)
In reply to amalric, Jan 15, 2013

amalric wrote:

John Carson wrote:

amalric wrote:

All I am arguing about is material proof.

Just take an X-E1 and a 18-55, and then compare AF speed with an earlier X lens. It's not rocket science, and it takes a few seconds in a brick and mortar shop, or at a Photo Show - LOL

The OP was not asking about current lenses versus past lenses, but about current lenses versus future lenses.

No, so. The OP was asking if his PRIMES were future proof. Since those primes don't have linear motors they should test slower than the 18-55, which has linear motors.

BTW it was Fuji itself to boast ultrafast AF in the 18-55, for the *first time*.

Therefore I asked for a comparison. Tests don't LIE.

You go out of your way to downplay or ignore any inaccuracy in your own statements and to play up any inaccuracy in others' statements. I am not interested in playing the game.

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