choosing between X-T1 and Sony A7

Started Feb 1, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Les Lammers
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Re: choosing between X-T1 and Sony A7
In reply to Westmill, Feb 2, 2014

Westmill wrote:

Just two thoughts from me... Firstly, sharpness comes from the lens not the camera, and Fuji have a few which are exceedingly sharp. If the 35mm is a fave lens then the Fuji 35 is not only great but also affordable !

My second thought is that if you are after a small lighter system then the Sony makes no sense.OK ! the camera may be smaller but the lenses are just the same. My Sigma 50-150 F2.8 which is DX seems heavier on its own than the E1 with 4 lenses and EF42 flash. You can carry a pretty large kit with Fuji with not a lot of weight and in a far smaller bag. You also tend to notice weight less when in a smaller bag

The Sony JPEGs have been panned. The A7 appears to be fine if you have a lot of and like legacy glass. I have found that I prefer modern lenses with digital. Wait until the X-T1 has been out a while and make a decision.  I see no reason to jump off a cliff.

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