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6D already on sale, $1899 @ buydig.

 
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Dec 19, 2012 21:14 |  #1

http://www.buydig.com ...t.aspx?sku=CNEOS6D&​ref=cjexternal link

Add to cart and price drops to $1899 and includes a free (probably lame) bag and a Sandisk 32GB mem card.


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Dec 19, 2012 21:56 |  #2

that didnt take long. maybe someone at canon saw the price of nikons these days and wised up


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Dec 19, 2012 21:59 |  #3

pdrober2 wrote in post #15387925external link
that didnt take long. maybe someone at canon saw the price of nikons these days and wised up

This was released here what? 2 weeks ago? and its already dropping by $200 from retail? Crazy. I think it will be around $1600-$1700 in 6 months. What a bargain.




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Dec 19, 2012 23:13 |  #4

To me, puttting 1 cross AF point to the 6D is a totally wrong decision. I really dont see too much of need to upgrade from 5DII to this camera if I use the center point/recompose on the 5DII. Even if the price of this camera drop to the D600 level, I would consider the Nikon entry FF if I was a new FF upgrader.


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Dec 19, 2012 23:15 |  #5

I really wish it had 60D AF. I honestly have a hard time seeing it as an upgrade to my 60D when it has less cross AF points, fewer fps, lower max shutter.

FF 60D is what we needed, not FF t3.


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Dec 19, 2012 23:16 |  #6

nonick wrote in post #15388143external link
To me, puttting 1 cross AF point to the 6D is a totally wrong decision. I really dont see too much of need to upgrade from 5DII to this camera if I use the center point/recompose on the 5DII. Even if the price of this camera drop to the D600 level, I would consider the Nikon entry FF if I was a new FF upgrader.

A 5DII is 1529 right now and will do noting but go down. This, by selling the lens, would be $1750.

So while it might not be worth it for you to upgrade, it may be a boon for someone moving to FF.




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Dec 19, 2012 23:25 |  #7

There is no lens included.


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Dec 19, 2012 23:27 |  #8

tkbslc wrote in post #15388173external link
There is no lens included.

Sorry, I was thinking of the other thread. Kit is $2499 right now.

http://photography-on-the.net .../showthread.php?t=1​258566




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Dec 19, 2012 23:27 |  #9

Samgoit wrote in post #15388156external link
A 5DII is 1529 right now and will do noting but go down. This, by selling the lens, would be $1750.

So while it might not be worth it for you to upgrade, it may be a boon for someone moving to FF.

I agree. But like I said.. If i was a fresh FF upgrader, I would just go for the Nikon D600 which I see better value and more offers in the package. Plus If you buy the kit lens combo and sell the lens, the D600 body costs around $1500..only. Sure a better choice to me.


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Dec 19, 2012 23:34 |  #10

nonick wrote in post #15388180external link
I agree. But like I said.. If i was a fresh FF upgrader, I would just go for the Nikon D600 which I see more value and offers in the package.

Me too. I'd dump Canon In a NY second. I have, sadly, come to the conclusion that I'm too steeped in Canon stuff even as an crop body monkey. Selling all the ancillaries off is just too much trouble.




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Dec 20, 2012 01:11 |  #11

Agree as well. I can't see a single advantage of 6D over D600. Even if IQ is equal, Nikon's AF system kills the counterpart. Plus it has a built in flash that you can use in a pinch.


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Dec 20, 2012 07:19 |  #12

This wasn't too surprising, considering BuyDig already had it for $1899 last week for a day or two.

http://photography-on-the.net .../showthread.php?t=1​257532

The drop that is new and more interesting is the kit for $2499. (Sell the lens for $700-750 and you have a 6D for $1750-$1800.)




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Dec 20, 2012 10:19 |  #13

mellofelow wrote in post #15388394external link
Agree as well. I can't see a single advantage of 6D over D600. Even if IQ is equal, Nikon's AF system kills the counterpart. Plus it has a built in flash that you can use in a pinch.

Video and noise suppression for me are the reason I won't buy a D600 over 6d.


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