Why to choose A7/7r over A77 ?

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EinsteinsGhost
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Re: 4 adapters, might need 2 of them = $350 times TWO
In reply to 123Mike, 6 months ago

123Mike wrote:

I *think* the Sigma 18-250 is on special right now @ $349...

Mine is the older one (with OS) and it was relatively new at the time.

But what's up with the crappy NEX lens selection? It's all so bridge-ish... Where the 17-50/f2.8 equivalent for instance?

E-mount is about small size and light weight. This is why, even if f/2.8 zooms happen, they will be limited. I expect more of f/4 options. Personally, I see NEX line (now Ax series) more as a prime lens system. I do occasionally use my Sony 16-50/2.8 SSM on NEX-3 via LA-EA2 and in fact did just that at a family wedding last week. Here's an interesting bit:

Sony 16-50/2.8 SSM: APS-C, 580g, 88mm long, 72mm filter size, A-mount

Sony Zeiss 24-70/4 OSS: Full Frame, 426g, 94mm long, 67mm filter size, E-mount

Sony Zeiss 24-70/2.8: Full Frame, 955g, 111mm long, 77mm filter size, A-mount

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