Current NEX-7 owner underwhelmed by new a6000

Started Feb 12, 2014 | Discussions thread
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FodgeandDurn Forum Member • Posts: 67
Re: Who would buy an $1100 NEX7 successor anymore?

JeffS7444 wrote:

Now that A7/R has arrived with lowest-ever pricing for FF cameras, is there even a market for an $1100 APS-C E-mount camera body anymore?

The NEX7 was one of those products that was 98% perfect (video button aside) from the very start, and upgrading it was always going to be tricky. What more could they have done: More pixels, faster AF, wifi/apps? Great, but we'd have all taken a collective yawn and stuck with our "old" cameras.

Not all products will have direct successors: Get used to it!

Well look at it from another perspective: will Panasonic, Fuji, Olympus et al continue to sell $1100 sub FF cameras despite the A6000 and the A7/R? The answer is clearly yes, so I imagine Sony will want to keep filling that gap too.

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