Robin Wong's 12-200 review is out

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Mark Ransom
Mark Ransom Veteran Member • Posts: 5,819
Re: Even taking into account that Robin is a master...
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tomhongkong wrote:

I don't mean to reply specifically to you, although your comments do feature in what I say.

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Then there are those people who think that you can get the same IQ from a 1 inch superzoom. Two problems, the IQ is not the same (check images in the DPreview studio link) and when you need to use another lens, say a wide aperture low light lens, you are stuffed.

So I guess I'm on the hit list too.

First, I'll suggest that if you're in the market for a superzoom then IQ is not your top priority. Yes we'd all love a unicorn, but you'll have to settle for a pony.

Second, once the lens price approaches that of a superzoom compact then it becomes feasible to have two cameras, one for IQ and one for convenience. Not to say that that's the automatic best choice, but it is a choice that could be considered.

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