"Mirrorless" is the future???

Started Feb 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Is there evidence that the Nikon 1 system is less than adequate?

Bart Hickman wrote:

I'm just curious. The performance of the camera is pretty amazing IMO. I don't know about sales.

supposed to be good, Thom Hogan had this up on his site about its sales success in the UK

Jan 9, 2012

Nikon UK this week made a claim to British photography magazines and Web sites that the Nikon J1 was the most popular mirrorless camera in the UK in the week prior to Christmas, and that overall, the Nikon 1 is now the second best selling brand of mirrorless cameras in the UK .

Likewise Olympus UK through Mark Thakara say that

Mar 27, 2012

"Pre-orders are the highest we've ever had, it's a lot higher than the [PEN] E-P1, and even the biggest pre-order level for many years, which I think shows how people are responding to the camera."

considering that the heartland for mirrorless sales is Japan, that must be encouraging for both...


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