Why does the forum shoot the em-1 and not gx7?

Started Apr 20, 2014 | Discussions thread
Joe Sesto
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Re:Why the great difference in price GX-7 anEM1
In reply to bluevellet, Apr 20, 2014

bluevellet wrote:

rkhndjr wrote:

I am curious as to that price difference. What does the Oly have which makes it more expensive?

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Russell Smith
Eternity was in that moment.


Better build

Better EVF

PDAF on-sensor

I would add the Oly IBIS...and that you don't incur the repeated expense to include OIS in your lenses.

But I know nothing about Panasonic bodies. I started with Oly because of prior experience with their optics. ..but I own both mfr's glass.

I have a long history with Canon dating back to the film era and I suspect that my familiarity with the Olympus name back then had some influence. I was also a Canon and Olympus dealer at one time.

Both have their fans...there is no loser in this discussion.

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Joe Sesto
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