I held the A at a store

Started May 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
rhlpetrus
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Re: I held the A at a store
In reply to photo perzon, Jun 10, 2013

photo perzon wrote:

rhlpetrus wrote:

I think it feels much cheaper than the 1 series, but I liked the LCD. The AF is very sluggish (also compared to the V1 I had with me in the same lighting conditions).

Let's hope Nikon make it better on the next iteration, especially AF and built. I wouldn't mind it being a bit larger, thicker, sturdier, with a faster lens.

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Yes the 1 series is super fast.  Faster than any other compact out there.  But it is much less cheap than the 1 series.  I mean the lenses for the 1 are rubberly and loose.

The A is tight.

At any rate, the sensor is much laerger on the A and that is the point.

I think you haven't used the primes on the V1. They are very well built. The zooms are ok, some say the 30-100 is excellent optically, I don't have it. I use mostly the 10 f/2.8, which makes the V1 like a compact. Of course the IQ is not at the level of the A, but that's why I'm frustrated. If it were faster, especially AF (I like shooting people, street, candids, I need the speed), I would get one to replace the V1, in a second.

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