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Autofocus seemed reasonably quick and reliable at distance, but action shots are not going to happen.
At closer range, I observed inexplicable focus errors (backfocus), which were invisible on the low-res LCD; focus looked fine on the LCD. So this is a serious problem for shooting close.
Studio shots show backfocus much of the time. It drove me nuts trying to shoot on tripod in the studio, and the manual focus assist is a wretched affair.
Manual focus requires changing a mode in the menus, and then gives you a stepped focus mode. This is a years-old crappy technology that is better than nothing, but grossly inferior to a real camera. It’s absolutely terrible compared to the focus-peaking of the Sony NEX-7. Pathetic really. And then if you want AF again, it’s back to the menu.
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