Over the years, I’ve found that some of the most useful information to my readers is that of my own reasons for buying (or not) a lens or a camera. I like to focus on what it does for me: performance, enjoyment, unique features, etc, keeping price out of any rating.
Separately, I also decided to move ahead with the Sony A1, as it the best overall camera ever produced in history. It’s a pleasure to use, immensely capable and versatile with a huge stable of lenses from multiple vendors. I choose it over the Sony A7R IV for my own reasons: