E-M1 Video Specs - Everyone loses

Started Sep 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: E-M1 Video Specs - Everyone loses
In reply to tjuster1, Sep 3, 2013

tjuster1 wrote:

Brian Wadie wrote:

Not me - I buy a camera for stills and would get a video camera if I wanted to shoot movies, so for me the video capabilities are irrelevant


There are lots of choices in m43 for people who really want a hybrid camera. I'm actually glad Oly isn't wasting any resources trying to compete with the GH3 etc. That stuff would only add to the price of the camera, and I never want to pay for something I don't use.

Wasn't there a recent poll that showed that like 80% of the people in this forum could care less about video? (I might have the forum wrong). I understand that some people do, but I don't think these people are Olympus's primary target owners of this camera.

I don't get it. How does having a bad video codec make a camera cost less than having a good one?

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