PeakAction: Whine, whine, whine! No SD card slot? I don't care; I'm a professional and use CF cards. :-) If you want SD, then buy the 29.95 camera connection kit and be happy; it comes with an SD reader and a USB connector. Problem solved.
And, for those of you saying that it's not that much of an upgrade, I ask: Have you ever used an iPhone 4 with the Retina display? It's freakin' amazing! Now imagine showing prospective clients your portfolio/reel on one that's 2048x1536! The visuals are INSANE as long as your images are good (wink wink). YES, I will buy one for that reason alone!
Oh yea, AND it now has a quad-core processor. Please, stop complaining. Apple is going to sell millions of these things.
Actually, the recent releases show that CF are a dying breed. better go for SD or XQD. And the retina display from iPhone 4 is not as good as Samsung super Amoled. And befora you ask, i have an iphone 4.
jj74e: Am I the only one who finds the "Retina" resolution unnecessary? I would rather have a "low quality" screen for a lower price.
How Apple sells so many of these, I don't know. Between your laptop and phone, when would you ever use a tablet? I'm sorry, but I just don't get it. Do people really need another product in between? Is the iPad so fulfilling of certain duties that a phone or computer can't do better (portability or power) that people are willing to blow hundreds of dollars on it?
I mean, I'm not judging, but people say Apple excels at creating products that people didn't know they needed, and, well, I still don't know why I need an iPad.
That screen is just marketing. Actually a tab can be usefull, but not the ipad. I use mine (Android) to review and show my pictures to clients. Since mine can take SD cards i just take the pictures and put the card on the tab. Also they are a quick way for browsing and email
ramsys: Good morning friends .... someone can tell me what is going on with the lens sony dt 16 -50, .... in Portugal, the pre purchase orders A77 kit comes with 18 dt. 55 !!!!! ..... what is this scam?? Tanks ...
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Hi! I'm from Portugal too. It's no scam. There are 3 available options for the A77. Just body; with 18-55 lens and with 16-50 lens. On Portugal most suppliers are opting for the 18-55 kit because it's cheaper. You will soon see the 16-50 kit option available too.