can't believe my 5R has lost almost half value in 7 months

Started Sep 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: can't believe my 5R has lost almost half value in 7 months
In reply to Sir Punk, Sep 3, 2013

Sir Punk wrote:

I have been reading a bit the news on nex rumors and I happened to noticed a post about the 5R being sold for $429

I bought my 5R at the end of January for $700 and now it's probably worth $300 on the used market. I know how much technology depreciates but also my experience with other expensive digital cameras I have owned (one example to LX3) was that the value wouldn't go down so sharply. Not even a year has gone by.

This makes me reconsider Sony for my next purchase of a digital camera with such short product life.

What are people thoughts on this matter? I am quite upset about it. I always sell my gear and reinvest that money to buy new one but this 5R is going to be quite a financial loss.

Never buy a camera with the thought of selling it in the future.... Not good not good. If you still want to do that you have to switch to Canikon pro cameras:) They stay best in price.. Consumer mainstream cameras almost always drop very much in price...

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