RX1 not really that expensive

Started Sep 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
cxsparc
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Re: RX1 not really that expensive
In reply to CFynn, Sep 11, 2012

CFynn wrote:

cxsparc wrote:

I agree. Just think about all those Canon FD lenses. Still in good use after 30 years

Yes and think of all those TLR Rollei's with their fixed Zeiss lenses ,very many still in good use after 40+ years. Let's just hope Sony built the RX1 electronics and body to last and will keep parts available for a long time.

A 24mp camera with a Zeiss lens may become dated but, as long as it lasts, it will never really be obsolete.

You are entitled to your beliefs. IMHO a TLR Rollei offers medium-format film shooting possibility. This always has been a niche market without a lot of alternatives.

What has the RX1 to offer to make it special in that regard? FF? Lots of FF cameras available, cheap too. Think of the value of a D1X in 2-3 years.

My P+S Sony P150 also has a Zeiss lens. That does not make it that special

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