NEX-5R and 2 E-Mount lenses got iF-Design-Award!

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by Poki, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. Poki

    Poki TalkEmount Hall of Famer Charter Member

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    The iF design awards are just announced - and Sony got one! Well, actually they got a few, but one for the E-Mount: The NEX-5R! Additionally, the Zeiss 12mm f/2.8 and the Zeiss 32mm f/1.8 got one - the latter got even a gold award! This is especially noticeable as not even the mighty Zeiss 55mm 1.4 or their two nominated Master Primes got a gold award.

    Edit: Linking directly doesn't work, so if you want to see them just disable all categories except Audio/Video after the following link.

    http://exhibition.ifdesign.de/awards_product_beitragsgalerie_e
     
  2. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Staff Member Subscribing Member

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    Hey, that's cool!
     
  3. Poki

    Poki TalkEmount Hall of Famer Charter Member

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    The links don't work - again ... There seems to be some sort of session time out. Whatever, they're easy to find on the iF website under online gallery.
     
  4. Bill

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    Zeiss 32? No one seems to have seen one in the wild yet; but it's winning awards? A little early I think -- even for exterior design.
     
  5. Poki

    Poki TalkEmount Hall of Famer Charter Member

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    The award not only covers exterial design, so I think they got a copy early.
     
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  7. Poki

    Poki TalkEmount Hall of Famer Charter Member

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    They may be big relatively spoken, but they're still far smaller and lighter than comparable high-end SLR lenses.
     
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