My friend Kent coined a nice term..."Quality of File," which of course approaches cuteness because "file" is "life" with the two consonants switched around.
He sent me a bunch of pics, and I asked, in return, "Is the sensor in that Dƒ the best sensor ever, or what?"
It's the same sensor as in the pro D4. And, logically, as Thom Hogan pointed out, it's the sensor that should have been in the D750. So right about that.
But I like that term, "QoF." Many Canon shooters, for instance, are unperturbed that Canon has gone from leader to lagger in many sensor stats; they just love Canon's QoF, and that's that. The Leica S also has QoF by the gobs. So do the Sigmas. Fuji divides people based on their QoF reactions to X-Trans. And QoF seems to be what many people feel is naggingly absent from their otherwise perfect-for-them cameras o' choice.
(Thanks to Kent)
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Chris M: "I like this idea a lot. The camera that defined QoF for me was the original Canon 5D. I've used a lot of different cameras with sensors that measure much better in the lab since I owned my 5D. Still, I'll open up a file from the 5D on occasion and will still blown away at how nice it is. This one has always been a favorite and this one still takes my breath away every time I open the full resolution file."
tex andrews: "Pentax 645Z, QoF, baby. Just amazing."
Daniel: "Finally tried the Sigma DP2 Merrill and QoF is more than enough to make up for camera handling shortcomings. Even more so when used carefully as as one would a View Camera."