Thom Hogan: Impact of mFT on Nikon DX line

Started Sep 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
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lazy lightning Regular Member • Posts: 174
Re: How do you know it?

rrr_hhh wrote:

There were long waiting lists to get one : I had preordered one in early March but only got one at the end of August inspite of the fact that in our country Olympus is better distributed than it appears to be in the US. Also Olympus managers have declared it several times : they were themselves surprised by how well the E-M1 was selling. Also here since its launching the price of the E-M5 has remained very stable, loosing less than 10% With respect to its launch price (998.- to 1022.- CHF with respect to 1089.- at launch time for body only)

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rrr_hhh

That is most likely due to this...

(Reuters) In May, the company announced a plan to trim its camera division by cutting 30 percent of staff and whittling its production base to two factories from five.

The link to the entire article -

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/10/us-olympus-mirrorless-idUSBRE9890FM20130910

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