If the GM-1 was sold as 'Body only' I might be tempted ...

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Re: If the GM-1 was sold as 'Body only' I might be tempted ...
In reply to ericN2, 6 months ago

ericN2 wrote:

.. but since I have my beloved GX1.. which I firmly believe is every bit as good and capable to me as the new GX7 which contains nothing extra that I feel I truly need or justifies the hugely extra cost in UK at least.. I don't like Touch Screens (which is on the GX1 anyway..but shut off now..) nor EVF's when I have no problems in fully composing all I shoot on the GX1.. this new one is again hugely expensive and over-priced in UK.

The GM-1 does have the benefit of a very small compact size but with all the general M4/3's attributes - isn't it the case that one of the main benefits of M4/3 is the capability to choose your own camera body AND lens(es) to go with it - why should we HAVE to buy a lesser quality lens on the GM-1 to acquire the Body, for the benefits that does give...

Sorry Panasonic - but I'm not a customer at this time ...

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/eric
Staffordshire, UK

Hi Eric, I haven't read the entire thread so apologies if I am repetitive...

IMHO it goes without saying that any manufacturer of ILCs ought to sell body only - and conversely make any lens available sans body. So you want the GX1 without the lens and I want the lens without the camera. If you want, pm me regarding a solution

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