Nikon DF, Why is the price so high?

Started Nov 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
tissunique
Veteran MemberPosts: 3,217
Like?
Re: Nikon DF, Why is the price so high?
In reply to larrywilson, Nov 11, 2013

While already mentioned factors may add to the price I tend to believe that Nikon is pricing to what they think the camera's market will pay, with a firm eye on the bottom line, i.e. more profit. I would be interested in why they opted for the D4 sensor and not a newer one like the D610. After all 16mp is more of a journalist's resolution than (at current standards) the general run of consumer/serious amateur resolutions being offered by Nikon and other makers. In fact it's more in line with Fuji's latest X series cameras.

I don't even think the camera looks as retro as other cameras out there and in the flesh could look and feel quite clumsy. Recent full-frame releases have got me puzzled... perhaps the company is dipping its toe in 'retro' waters in preparation for another model in 2014

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
YepNew
(unknown member)
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow