If Sony releases a FF Nex what will this do to X sales?

Started Aug 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
CFynn
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Re: If Sony releases a FF Nex what will this do to X sales?
In reply to RhysM, Aug 10, 2013

RhysM wrote:

My prediction is one day we'll buy bodies with no sensor at all and the sensor will be built in to the lens. So for example, a super-wide lens will be fitted with a full frame sensor, a telephoto with a micro four thirds, a walk around with an APS-C, etc...

Ricoh already had that idea. I can only see it taking off on a larger scale when the cost of producing sensors falls considerably. You would also neeed to update all your lenses to get the latest sensor technology - instead of just updating the camera body. If the rest of the image processing is still contained in the body it also needs to to be designed to handle a bunch of different lens-sensor modules.

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