How cheap are Panasonic X lens kits

Started Dec 29, 2011 | Discussions thread
rbattsall
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Re: How cheap are Panasonic X lens kits
In reply to mister_roboto, Dec 29, 2011

mister_roboto wrote:

Weird. No body or lens caps?

Well, you can get 3rd party ones from the ebay for less than $8 USD, but it sounds like a strange cost cutting method- as those plastic caps can't be that much (and I'd assume they have tons of them laying around at Panasonic, since they've always supplied them). The bag I can see not including... but the caps is weird.

Even the cheap kit lenses used to be supplied with lens caps and a soft pouch.

The X lens is supposed to be positioned as a higher end line but apparently not enough to stop Panny penny pinching at least on the kits with cheaper body.

Now I have to hunt around that auction site for third party body and lens caps. It doesn't leave you with that contented feeling a new purchase should.

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