Is FF sensors going to slowly phase out?

Started Apr 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Erik Magnuson
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Re: Is FF sensors going to slowly phase out?
In reply to Bart Hickman, Apr 11, 2013

Bart Hickman wrote:

It's pointless to discuss performance w/o considering price.  It doesn't matter how good FF is if APS-C is more than adequate at a much lower price (and size).

Adequate is relative - there are always those who will pay more for better.   I personally know more photographers who switched to FF in the last year or so than those who switched to mirrorless or upgraded APS-C bodies.

If performance was all that mattered, computers would still use 8" hard-drives because they'd always have the edge in terms of capacity and cost per byte.

Huh?  8" drives can't spin as fast (latency) and materials is a significant cost driver. Hence the drive to reduce number of platters in drives.

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