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Serge G.
(sgiachetti) - M

Locale: Boulder, CO
New NEX Pancake Zoom on 09/12/2012 04:16:45 MDT Print View

The NEX system just got way more appealing thanks to the introduction of this lense. A totally decent ap-c camera with a 24-75mm range can soon be had for a little under 14 oz.

http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10151&catalogId=10551&langId=-1&productId=8198552921666487151#specifications

I was considering an RX100, but I may very well go for this combo instead for just over 5 extra oz.

Jason Elsworth
(jephoto) - M

Locale: New Zealand
New NEX Pancake Zoom on 09/12/2012 04:55:06 MDT Print View

oooh

http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/first-picture-of-the-new-pancake-16-50mm-e-mount-lens/

Rog Tallbloke
(tallbloke) - F

Locale: DON'T LOOK DOWN!!
Re: New NEX Pancake Zoom on 09/23/2012 06:31:37 MDT Print View

From the Sony site:

"Thanks to its clever retracting mechanism, this zoom lens collapses to just 3/16"

What?

From the specs page:
Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length) : 2-5/8" x 1-13/16 (64.7 x 29.9mm)

2-5/8" is actually = 66.675mm, not 64.7mm
1-13/16" is actaully = 46.03mm not 29.9mm

I wonder which dimensions are correct, the metric or imperial.

Not sure I'd buy a lens from a company which can't convert between the two.