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by jbeers / January 21, 2006 10:44 AM PST

I notice that many manufacturers come out with new models at the PMAs in February. Do prices typically drop on the other "outdated" cameras in a make's lineup when a new model is introduced?

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Prices Typically Drop? No!
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / January 21, 2006 11:13 PM PST
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You would think they would, but that has not been the case.

Occasionally, a camera maker will offer rebates a few months before a camera is replaced, apparently to deplete their stock.

Any sale price will come from individual stores, not the camera maker.
I would certainly ask for a discount on an outdated camera.

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The main reason to wait is that a more capable camera
by Kiddpeat / January 22, 2006 12:51 AM PST
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may be introduced at an attractive price. Something that's 50% better than last year's model for about the same price.

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