Nikon V1 vs. Sony RX100 ...thoughts and sample photos

Started Aug 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
tbcass Forum Pro • Posts: 39,275
Re: Metal cameras vs. Plastic cameras

smallcams wrote:

A lot of people equate metals with quality, but I think cutting-edge, high density plastics would perform better for cameras. What's the advantage of metal cameras besides the emotional response?

I agree. A metal body on a camera is there largely for aesthetic reasons to make the camera seem more "solid".

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