What Does Build Quality Actually Mean?

Started Aug 31, 2014 | Discussions thread
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dadada486 Forum Member • Posts: 63
What Does Build Quality Actually Mean?

When looking at cameras but particularly lenses, this is something we hear all the time. What does build quality determine and what are the advantages of good build quality? To novices, a metal build is just heavier than plastic and therefore less portable. Why should one go for a heavier, metal build?

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