MFT shipments down

Started Apr 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: MFT shipments down
In reply to MichaelKJ, Apr 26, 2013

MichaelKJ wrote:

agentul wrote:

if you look at the trend, you can figure out who is buying these cameras (almost). it looks like mirorless cameras are bought mostly as a gift or a hobby item (peaks around US tax refund time and Christmas shopping season). DSLRs peaked in the summer. I'd suspect it has something to do with most weddings taking place then, but I might be wrong.

As Thom Hogan noted, the peak last year probably reflected large initial shipments of OM-D, NEX-7, GX-1 and X-Pro1.

I purchased my GX1 randomly, but my OMD I purchased on my tax refund. However, it was first quarter 2013. So I guess I'm part of the reduced set.

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