Why not a 12-35 F1.8 - F2.8?

Started Apr 2, 2014 | Discussions thread
Agius FOTO
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Re: How equivalency works.

Klarno wrote

Probably size and cost concerns. The f/2.0 FT zooms were generally criticized for their being the same size as, and more expensive than, FF f/2.8 glass; enough so that, looking at the systems separately, you'd actually save money and gain capability going for an FF system with a 24-70 and 70-200 over an FT system with a 14-35 and 35-100. While they may have been marvelous pieces of glass, they didn't by any means play to the system's strengths.

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You think its due to size concerns? How is the Sony 28-70 able to be so small then and priced well too?

http://camerasize.com/compact/#482.336,488.396,ha,t

The combo comparison size and price are almost the same, although its well known the quality of the Panny lens is superior to the Sony.

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