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Old Sep 9, 2011, 1:32 AM   #1
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I'm looking into buying a mirrorless camera , being use shooting with dslr's for the past 5 years , i'm always looking for the best quality and performance possible.
Up until now these cameras weren't really any good but since the Fuji X100 came out it's a giant leap in image quality , especially at high ISO.

So hesitating between

Sony nex-5n
Sony nex-7
Samsung nx200
Fuji x-10 ( probably less IQ due to it's smaller sensor )

What is making me hesitate are the lens choices.
-Body like i think maybe the Sony but which lens ? pancake isn't top , looks like the 30mm f/3.5 macro is maybe a so and so solution ??
-Samsung have a very good 30mm f/2 pancake and soon a 85mm f/1.8 but no viewfinder
Fuji x-10 has got it all but how good is the lens going to be (F2.0-2.8, 28-112mm) ? and the viewfinder ?

I do believe that these next few months are going to be very exciting with all these new mirrorless cameras coming out , it's the big trend in Japan and
the futur of photography.
Who doesn't dream of carrying around a light weight top quality camera , the best pictures are always the unespected and out of the blue type ... how many times
have we not been sorry not having a camera to shoot an unespected subject or event ?
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The sony has the better sensor over the samsung.
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but the samsung has a really nice lens lineup
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I've had the Fuji x100 in hand , it's solid and the viewfinder really is impressive but what didn't please me was the size and weight , it's not much smaller or lighter then a Canon 550d or Nikon D3100 , not really pocketable.
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The sony has the better sensor over the samsung.
Well , have to see when the tests come out , looks like they have improved a lot since the nx100.
Have a look at this gallery , many taken with the great 30mm f/2 lens

http://www.dpreview.com/previews/samsungnx200/page6.asp
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I have but the sony is a 1.5x the samsung is a 1.6x in reality. And it has gotten better but the exmor sensor is still better at high iso's.
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I'm new to the "Nex " system so i am wondering what are the possibilities concerning lenses ??
E mount don't look that great and there are not enough focals , how about adapters ?? Will any work with Nikon - Canon - Tamron or Sigma lenses ?? Will this mean working only in Manual Focus ??
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Well the current 2 kit lens the pancake and the 18-55 are soft, the pancake more so, coming form a dslr user point of view. There are new lenses coming. If you shoot with a flash I would go with the new 7, it has a hotshot.
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Heck I'd love to get sony nex 7 but it almost 1200.00 usd just for the body . Nex 5n I get get for 699.00 with the body, 18-55 lens and flash kit and for my needs it good enough. I'm giving it a serious look because getting another full size dslr is a waste for me because it always ends up at home unused due to it bulk. APS-c sensor picture quality, in a take everywhere package is hard to beat at a great price.
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