Prime Lens costs

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DafO
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Prime Lens costs
Feb 5, 2011

I'm curious

Why is the

50mm 1.4 ~ £280

While the

24,35,85mm 1.4 are all £1300+

Can't believe that superior build quality would be an additional £1k

Any ideas ?

I can only think that the 50 is subsidised or all the others are kept artificially high.

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