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Old 05-31-2019   #3
Richard G
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Originally Posted by Erik van Straten View Post
With very fast 50mm lenses, like f/1.2, f/1.1, f1.0 or f/0,95, the M3 is better, because the viewfinder magnification of the M3 is 0.9x and that of the M2 0.7x. The M3 has more precise focusing. I don't read that in the above review.


Erik.
Dear Erik, the article does indeed cover this point too.


It’s all a bit of mischief, but I’ve long held that the M2 is superior. I once held an M3 and also looked through the VF. Rounded corners of the 50mm frame lines? I was shocked, and quickly put it down. And see my avatar. The ancient astrolabe inspired frame counter is wonderful, tactile, simple.
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