What one thing will motivate you to buy a new camera?

Started Jul 4, 2014 | Polls thread
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Janoch
Janoch Senior Member • Posts: 2,602
Re: There is always more than one reason

Marty4650 wrote:

... but these polls won't permit more than one.

When I made the initial post, I came up with 14 choices, thinking "that will probably cover most situations." But after around 80 people voted, it became clear that 14 wasn't nearly enough. Right now, the number one response is "something else," with 26.6% of all votes cast!

However, that group "something else" represents at least ten different additional motivations, so it is probably safe to say that the next two reasons (better image quality and better AF) hold an awful lot of weight with the people who use this website. It seems they are more interested in the fundamentals, and less interested in the latest fads and gimmicks.

The real surprise was that so few people were motivated by:

  • 0 votes - better zoom range
  • 0 votes - better brand reputation
  • 1 vote - 4K video, any video feature
  • 1 vote - better controls and ergonomics
  • 1 vote - better value
  • 1 vote - touch screen, WIFI, etc

And you forgot: "Nothing will motivate me to buy a new camera"...

Otherwise you're assuming everyone wants a new or another camera!

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