Olympus beats Sony (just)

Discussion in 'Sony' started by Me, Apr 2, 2009.

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    Me Guest

    In a survey of customer satisfaction (DSLR - Japan)

    In the DSLR segment, Nikon acquired the first place with a score of 711
    (out of 1000), trailed by Pentax and Canon (both scoring 697 points),
    Panasonic (679), Olympus (665) and Sony (653).

    The last (2008) US survey, Nikon and Canon tied first, followed by
    Olympus, Pentax, and Sony - in that order.

    How come Sony keeps coming last?
    Me, Apr 2, 2009
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    MoParMaN Guest

    Exactly and since there are more Cannon and Nikon users out there, they
    would score higher. Notice you don't see Hasselblad mentioned.

    Personally, I prefer the E-3 Olympus, but I would love to have the new
    Hasselblad. Course it's worth more than my retirement fund is now a days.
    MoParMaN, Apr 2, 2009
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    Me Guest

    JD Power.
    I agree. Also, any player in the market below the top positions is
    faced with marketing dilemma. They are forced to compete on price, but
    advertising/marketing has been very successful in promoting the idea
    that "you get what you pay for". Thus if expectation of problems is
    higher, then finding problems is easier. Being number 2 in the market
    is a nice position to be in.
    Me, Apr 2, 2009
  4. Today's financial markets raise an interesting question about what
    best to invest in for one's retirement. I wonder how a stock of good
    high quality photographs with a stock agency compares with more
    traditional investments? Maybe a Hasselblad would be a good
    investment? :)
    Chris Malcolm, Apr 2, 2009
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