D 7100 6 shot Raw Buffer IMO D400 still coming

Started Feb 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Placation101
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Re: D 7100 6 shot Raw Buffer IMO D400 still coming
In reply to Stusteelhead, Feb 21, 2013

Does anyone know why buffer sizes are limited at all really? In the big scheme of the cost of a camera, the size, cost, and availability of the memory with the smartphone boom are all trivial. So what is the bottleneck here? I realize they may have kept this to a certain size for this camera, but its a common thread for really all moderately priced cameras.

Its not as though they lose something by making it bigger and charging us a little more. They could just keep the buffer relatively smaller than the next model up, but increase the size of the whole line up I would think. Unless there is something from an engineering standpoint that holds them back.

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