D600 not selling so well?

Started Nov 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
BasiliskPhoto
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Re: D600 not selling so well?
In reply to SethG, Nov 15, 2012

SethG wrote:

The camera bodies are not sold as loss-leaders. Lenses are not consumables. If anything, the camera body is consumable. And, even if they were, Nikon sells less than two lenses for each body sold...

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I exaggerate for effect a bit, I am sure they are not making a loss here, but I don't imagine they would have brought the price down as rapidly if they hadn't spotted a chance to grow market share rapidly in the FF sector against Canon, while people are waiting for the 6D. As I say, most of the D600 customers will be new to Nikon FF and need new lenses, unlike a lot of D800 customers.

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