07-15-2018, 01:13 AM
(07-14-2018, 10:12 AM)Rover Wrote:(07-13-2018, 11:36 PM)Klaus Wrote:(07-13-2018, 10:20 PM)you2 Wrote: That didn't last long. I'm not sure it matters why it didn't last long unless you wish to create a new product and want to study what went right and what went wrong. However, if you owned one well next time you will need to learn to buy a better system.
To be fair ... it lasted longer than Samsung ...
So RIP Nikon 1, it'll be the second defunct system to have been covered by Photozone. I think a couple others might see the writing on the wall in the foreseeable future too.
I was however very surprised when the Samsung NX system had kicked the bucket. The lens choice was very interesting and they seemed to be producing more pancake lenses (an idee fixe for the mirrorless community) than any other manufacturer. I wonder what went wrong and by whose hand...
Nikon 1 however... amusingly enough, I almost bought one of the (earlier) camera/lens kits once - in 2012 methinks, when I was choosing a camera for my mom. However she was strict on one count - no interchangeable lenses - so in the end I caved in and got her a Nikon P7100 (or whichever) P&S which she's still using with good results. All this from a Canon user of many years. My dad's also using a Nikon P&S (though a very basic one he bought himself) so whenever we meet I crack a joke about the generation/brand war.
Wasn't the problem with Samsung the sensor ? I suppose they could have fixed that via using a sony sensor but perhaps pride or culture prevented such ? Anyway where did the camera fit in the eco-system ?