Is the X-T1 ergonomically superior?

Started Jan 24, 2014 | Discussions thread
Chris G Hughes Regular Member • Posts: 391
Re: Is the X-T1 ergonomically superior?

LWS2013 wrote:

once you get past the "hey is that a Leica?" novelty factor you soon find that the placement of the EVF on the left corner offers no advantages over the OVF/OVF being directly above and behind the lens as is found on 99% of all cameras, Fuji made a wise move with their lookie-likely Leica X100 and X-Pro1, now that they have a user base they have released a camera that the other 99% of the camera buying public might want while still offering that retro look.

I'd suggest that you're attempting to universalize your personal preference and that's a huge mistake. Your assertion that the positioning of the finder on the left side has no advantages over center placement is unsupportable and you'll find that MANY of us disagree with you in the strongest of terms. In fact, many of us find the placement on the left side to be optimal and much more useful than the center placement. Adding the smear about retro looks is just a ham handed appeal to emotion. Lame.

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