Thom Hogan: Impact of mFT on Nikon DX line

Started Sep 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
Mark Thornton Veteran Member • Posts: 4,142
Re: Missing the mark, somewhat

technic wrote:

The DSLR mirrorbox makes it impossible to make a really compact SWA prime (relatively bulky retrofocus design required). However, the pancake (S)WA primes on mirrorless are usually not the best quality (in the corners).

Both systems have their strengths and weaknesses.

I have a Pentax-M 20mm f/4 (designed for FF) which is pretty small and light. Subsequent versions were faster at f/2.8 but much bigger and more expensive.


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