Nikon DF, Why is the price so high?

Started Nov 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
turbsy Contributing Member • Posts: 894
Re: Because it uses some parts that are exclusive for the Df only

joeyv wrote:

D600 is relatively cheap because it shares common parts with other Nikon cameras. Mass production is cost effective.

Df has parts made exclusively for Df. Also, D4 sensor is not really a mass market item.

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what parts from the D610 are used by other camera bodies?  Almost all the DF is taken from other Nikon bodies.  AF and metering from the D600/D610 and at least the sensor from the D4.

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