Nikon Disappoints with Current SLR Geneneration

Started Nov 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Leonard Shepherd
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Re: Nikon pleases at least the shareholders

DSLR body sales up 26%

Lens sales up 21%

Compact sales up 5% - in a rapidly shrinking market.

http://www.nikon.com/about/ir/ir_library/result/pdf/2013/13second_all_e.pdf

Whatever you think the majority are buying more Nikon

I had some initial oil issues with my D3 - soon sorted.

I had some initial issues with my D7000 due to the changed AF control placement - soon learned.

I had some initial problems with my P7700 getting used to composing on a rear monitor after decades only using SLR's and DSLR's - soon learned.

Whether Nikon can please someat dpreview - 87 of whom have posted links about D800 focus issues using unsatisfactory testing and none of whom seem to have posted a link using good testing - is another topic

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