FZ70 Announced. Is This Just Another Frankencamera?

Started Jul 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
Vandyu
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Re: GEEEZZZ, GIVE IT A CHANCE, WILL YA!!!!!
In reply to Ben Herrmann, Jul 20, 2013

Oh, come on, Ben, where's the fun in that? We're just starting the annual rite of new model bashing. Maybe it's a great camera. Give us a report when you test it out. Maybe there's room for two FZ models--one for the masses and one for the enthusiasts. History has shown, though, that the second-tier/little brother model has been pretty much ignored compared to the flagship version since Panasonic started offering two. Personally, I think it's a confusing strategy that wastes resources.  Panasonic may continue to give us a state of the art model, such as the FZ200, but I'm wondering if they are motivated to do so.

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