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Nikon DF, Why is the price so high?

Started Nov 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Thomas Kolenich
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Re: Possible reasons
In reply to joeyv, Nov 11, 2013

As an owner of a D3, I think it is the sensor and "Made In Japan" that keep the cost high. The plant in Sendai, Japan is the premier manufacturing Nikon plant. Also I think that Nikon wants to get more volume on the D4 chip which has to be ordered in big volumes to get the best pricing.

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