Cancelled my FZ1000 order for now.

Started Jul 6, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Vandyu Veteran Member • Posts: 8,852
Re: Nikon 1 V3 has Phase detect.
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I'm not sure that Nikon wants to be competitive. For years they have produced superzoom cameras that cannot compare with the Panasonic FZ lineup. My impression is that they make a product to have something to offer friends and relatives of Nikon DSLR owners. I have owned Nikon cameras for years (DSLRs) and when I was looking for a superzoom, I considered all brands and wound up with the FZ150 after owning an FZ20 several years ago. Occasionally I get excited by Nikon's advanced P&S models, but when I read the reviews, that fades away.

phazelag wrote:

Lab D wrote:

Looks like another wish list turned rumor.

As for a an RX10 II, The 1 inch sensor has not changed much and none have PDAF pxiels to compete with the FZ1000 DFD. IF they increase the focal length the lens will get a lot larger or aperture smaller. Worst of all Sony has a habit of raising prices or keep price points the same (if new features are added especially) so expect another $1300 IF one ever comes which it may not for a while. I doubt they will add 4K soon because they are still trying to sell the AX100 for $2000.

I think if Nikon wants to be competitive the will put the same 1 inch sensor from the V3 in this camera. It has Phase detect and the reports say its pretty fast.

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