Why is the 42.5 F/1.2 $1600 when the Fuji 56mm F/1.2 is only $1000?

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Re: Why is the 42.5 F/1.2 $1600 when the Fuji 56mm F/1.2 is only $1000?
In reply to Martin.au, 4 months ago

Martin.au wrote:

Why is the Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS $2700, but the 70-200 f2.8 only $1650? Shouldn't the IS basically be free?

I expect it's simply a case of getting what you pay for.

The better question is: why is this lens $150 more expensive than the Canon 70-200 f2.8, which is a 3lb lens with 18 elements in 15 groups, covering a full frame image area. You're suggesting that this is justified by the inclusion of IS? The Panasonic 14-42 F/3.5-5.6 has image stabilization, and it sells for $169.

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