Resale value?

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Resale value?
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There is much talk about the new GX9, the good and bad features.  I see it as a nice upgrade to the Gx85 and appealing.

My issue is the cost. If I was newly coming from a phone camera and new to digital cameras , I would gravitate to the big three naturally. If size mattered then Canon M and certainly Sony. The Sony A6000 is cheaper and quite similar to the GX9. Yes I know about the lens differences but how many new buyers really look into that at the outset.

But there is another thing to consider. As a long time amateur photographer I am always ready try new innovations and features, but one thing goes out my door when a new thing comes in.

The one issue that I never see discussed is resale value. I have never had a problem selling my Nikon equipment, usually in a few days. I have found quite the opposite selling Panasonic especially, and sometimes Oly too. Taking a mint low SC camera to my local dealer/chain, the trade in offer is appalling (eg $50 for a G6 with lens).

If I had to choose between a G9 and an Em-1Mkii, I would gravitate toward the latter for that reason, they are much more likely to hold their value. I do not see this discussed at all here. I would like to hear what others have experienced in this regard.

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F1.7 ASPH Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 R Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm 1:2.8 Macro Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm F1.7 +2 more
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