The FZ1000 replaces the FZ8, FZ200, FZ70!!!!!

Started Jun 17, 2014 | Discussions thread
cainn24 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,892
Re: weight issue

arbuz wrote:

so much fuzzz about 250g. This is an obsession. Are you one some diet program?

The FZ1000 is lighter than a G6 with a 14-140mm lens on it, yet it has more reach and comparable IQ. The G6 with the 45-200 is a tiny bit lighter for equivalent reach, but then you've lost your wide end. The more recent higher-end m43 bodies are generally even heavier, unless you want to do away with the nice grippy DSLR-style form factor.

I guess a lot of people just aren't willing to accept a little bit of extra weight in order to get a much better sensor into the superzoom equation. Can't really fault that though, since photography, as a hobby, can and should be what you personally want it to be.

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