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An image is the sum total of many factors. Medium format has certain pluses, such as generally higher per-pixel quality from larger light-gathering photosites, but sharpness per pixel is hugely dependent on the lens used (and shot discipline).
This is a reasonable question to ask given the about $13500 cost and about $4400 cost for the smaller format (body + lens for both plus adapter for the Zeiss). Not to mention the size and weight differential, lens versatility, speed of operation and EVF of the smaller format.
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These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).
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