Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/19

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Unbelievable
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Fri Dec 19 13:18:44 2008
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And he's choosing not to play
in the same sand box as N, C and O and others.
The S2 is playing in the big boys sand box.
And as much as I wish the M8 were available
for the price of 5D Mark II,
I also believe the M8 is in a class by itself.

Whether a new R10 competes
in quality and price
with the best of Nikon and Canon
remains to be seen.
I choose to believe that it will;
even though I cannot afford
anymore best of.

Fond regards,

On Dec 19, 2008, at 3:09 PM, wrote:

> A. Lal wrote:
>> As I see it, Leica may be trying to follow the example the Swiss  
>> watch
>> industry which has not been price sensitive in the recent past.
> Dr. Kaufmann has said that the S2 will be price-competitive, and  
> that the
> S2's technology will find its way into the M and R lines - meaning  
> economy
> of scale.  IMHO the S2's technology is Leica's future and that pricing
> (also IMHO) for future products including M and R will not be as  
> insane as
> we've seen for products of the recent past.  Dr. Kaufmann is  
> willing to be
> patient, he's in this for the long run.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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