Why put an EVF on new Nex6

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NeilJones
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Why put an EVF on new Nex6
Aug 21, 2012

With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

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With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

It is called product differentiation.

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GodSpeaks wrote:

NeilJones wrote:

With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

It is called product differentiation.

It's called STUPID in my books.

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NeilJones wrote:

With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

The 6 is one tier below the 7 series, so its specs will be lower.

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Re: Why put an EVF on new Nex6
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To make it less expensive?

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With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

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NeilJones wrote:

GodSpeaks wrote:

NeilJones wrote:

With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

It is called product differentiation.

It's called STUPID in my books.

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Hmmmmm..........., you're SMARTER than the Sony marketing team?? Just because you don't like a feature doesn't make Sony stupid. There are a zillion cameras made by Sony , Canon, Nikon, etc, that I don't like, but they sell like crazy. Does that make those companies stupid. If you think so, then I have a bridge in NY I'd like to sell you.

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In reply to lysanders, Aug 21, 2012

This reasoning works for me. I always liked the NEX 7 but could never justify the cost. The NEX 6 looks ideal to me. As a casual shooter im sure I will be fine having a lightly lower resolution screen. And I definetly dont need more than a 16 megapixel sensor.

People who want a high resolution EVF already have a camera on the market (2 if you include the 5n with its add on EVF). Now we just have a different more affordable option.

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To make it less expensive?

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With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

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I can understand the annoyance but if it bothers you that much then you could get the N7 ?

Wait until you see the camera it may be OK & in some respects it may be better than the N7.
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This is like asking why BMW offers it 5 with a 6 instead of equpping them all with turbo 8s... crasy, eh?

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Re: Why put an EVF on new Nex6
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Nobody forces you to buy such a thing ... wait for NEX17 with 8.000.000 pixel viewer.

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what do we know about Nex 6 price, power usage, etc etc
In reply to NeilJones, Aug 21, 2012

NeilJones: With LESS RESOLUTION?? ...It's called STUPID in my books.

These must be books with rather large type.

Your post betrays no consideration that the Nex 6 EVF might be less expensive than the EVF on the more expensive Nex 7. The Nex 6 EVF might be faster or slower refresh, it might be smaller or larger, it might be better or worse brightness or color accuracy, it might generate more or less heat or have more or less power consumption, it might have greater or lesser durability and shock resistance, it might incur greater or lesser technology licensing costs, it might have some aspect to its design that makes it usable without modification in a wider range of Sony products, it might be easier to produce without defects in large quantities...

Your complaint, that a complex system component of a complex system has been rumored to change--in a single aspect--in a way that you doesn't immediately make sense to you, does not merit the conclusion that Sony corporation must be "stupid".

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Now you have a reason not to buy!
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In reply to NeilJones, Aug 21, 2012

it has to differentiate. its not a 7 successor, but a new series. so you should just relax.

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On price, yes.

NeilJones wrote:

With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

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NeilJones wrote:

GodSpeaks wrote:

NeilJones wrote:

With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

It is called product differentiation.

It's called STUPID in my books.

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Re: what do we know about Nex 6 price, power usage, etc etc
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If there is a like button. I will click on it.

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NeilJones: With LESS RESOLUTION?? ...It's called STUPID in my books.

These must be books with rather large type.

Your post betrays no consideration that the Nex 6 EVF might be less expensive than the EVF on the more expensive Nex 7. The Nex 6 EVF might be faster or slower refresh, it might be smaller or larger, it might be better or worse brightness or color accuracy, it might generate more or less heat or have more or less power consumption, it might have greater or lesser durability and shock resistance, it might incur greater or lesser technology licensing costs, it might have some aspect to its design that makes it usable without modification in a wider range of Sony products, it might be easier to produce without defects in large quantities...

Your complaint, that a complex system component of a complex system has been rumored to change--in a single aspect--in a way that you doesn't immediately make sense to you, does not merit the conclusion that Sony corporation must be "stupid".

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Keit ll wrote:

I can understand the annoyance but if it bothers you that much then you could get the N7 ?

Already had a nex7. Preferred sensor on nex5n plus the touch screen.

Wait until you see the camera it may be OK & in some respects it may be better than the N7.
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And the winner of the most obvious, and correct, answer award goes to your good self!

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NeilJones wrote:

With LESS RESOLUTION??

Is that not going backwards?

I am sure it will be high enough resolution, the NEX 7 is really overkill. Don't think it really needs that much resolution. My other camera with 800x600 is plenty, can't really see the pixels at that level.

As already state, it is just product differentiation. The NEX 6 is naturally less well specified than a NEX 7.

Main bonus I see is the mode dial. Finally.

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