uh oh, no A7000...?

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EinsteinsGhost
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Re: A6000 versus the NEX 7
In reply to Waltom, 10 months ago

Section10 wrote:

What am I missing?

I've been waiting for the NEX 7 replacement but with this announcement, save the name 6000, this is just about everything I expected from the $1200 replacement but for $650. Good news for me, it'll get me back into the Sony system (only using rx1r lately and Canon)

I have my Touit waiting for a good hi-res body, only problem there is that benefit to super fast autofocus won't be as noticeable on the Touit.

I heard one say its too many reasons to get into again, but what features are missing? They put the metal body, mode dial, NFC, WIFI...24.3... to me they mixed the NEX 7 and NEX 6 models with A7 and got the A6000. What is the NEX 7 fans missing on this? Tri Nav? ehh, I barely used the second dial, thats why I prefer a mode dial there anyway.

Only thing we're waiting for is actual high ISO samples and performance of everything. To me this was a surprisingly good move for Sony. Or maybe they should've called it A7000 and charged a few hundred more..

What I'm missing with the A6000 is the better EVF, touchscreen and Tri-Navi control. And a better sensor.

Not sure why you would assume the sensor from 2011 to be better, but of course you would also be missing paying another $650. for tri navi and additional dots in the EVF while giving up quite a bit of improvements that a6000 brings.

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