How can A6000 beat PDAF, doenst make sense?

Started Feb 12, 2014 | Questions thread
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Re: Remember the Aptina patents
In reply to SHood, Feb 13, 2014

SHood wrote:

I think we are now seeing the benefits of the patent cross license agreement between Sony and Aptina last March. Aptina developed the Nikon 1 sensor that has fast on-sensor PDAF.

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2013/03/01/aptina-sony-agree-to-cross-license-patent-portfolios

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Yes, it could be. My 1" sensored Nikon 1 is definitely faster than my NEX-5R, and probably faster than the also-1" sensored RX100. But the Aptina sensor is only part of the story. The Nikon 1 has a very-smart dual core processor.

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