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What is the ideal price Canon 5D Mark III/X?

$2,499.99
28 (33.7%)
$2,799.99
19 (22.9%)
$2,999.99
25 (30.1%)
$3,299.99
5 (6%)
$3,499.99
6 (7.2%)

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Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« on: February 22, 2012, 05:40:12 PM »
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Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« on: February 22, 2012, 05:40:12 PM »

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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2012, 05:43:13 PM »
you forgot to add the option of "I think canon should pay me to use it for them"

without having seen or tested the camera its pretty hard to determine how much i think is fair to pay for it based on half a dozen specs off a rumour dont you think?
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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2012, 05:45:14 PM »
Kind of a vague survey... of course one would want to pay 2499 but at the cost of what features
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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2012, 05:47:27 PM »
Please Vote.

A bit hard to say since we don't know the FPS yet or if they fixed the banding and low ISO DR or if the AF really is the full 1DX AF, etc.

I couldn't vote at this time, just not enough known for sure.

If it has some crummy, poor 61pt AF and 3.9 fps I'd be disappointed if it cost $2500. If it has full 1DX AF with no crippling and the new system works well and it has the 7.5fps of the Aquatech rumor and they imprved low ISO DR by 2 tops then it could be worth the $3500.

If I had to vote, of course I'd vote $2500, since hey why would anyone want to pay more if the price is not tied to the specs.

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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2012, 06:53:52 PM »
Voted anyway.

5d2 shutter life expactancy is set to 150 000 and camera costs let's say 2000$. Although you can repair it, let's assume that you would throw it away. So each 1000 shots costs ca 13$ (without counting lens, power, CF etc). I find it interesting if firmware would allow you making photos after you have bought additional package (like prepaid) of let's say 1000 actuations for 20$. Would you find it interesting to buy 5d2 for 200$ and later:
- pay for each 1000 photos, let's say 30$ (10 000 for 250$, 50 000 for 1000$)
- pay addional monthly fee of ca 10$?

No matter how these are calculated, it's just an illustration.
Of course I doubt it would ever happen (firmware security at least) but I'm interested if you would like buy a camera paying this way?
Pros who earn on it, can always lease it and don't find it interesting. But amateurs maybe could pay per use?


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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012, 07:25:07 PM »
To upgrade for the new AF system only, I would not pay more then $3k.  However if this new camera also has significant ISO performance improvement AND the new 61 point AF system, then I dont really care for price, I would even pay $5k for this small body 1dx!!!
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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2012, 07:25:16 PM »
Isn't the ideal price just the lowest one? 
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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2012, 07:25:16 PM »

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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2012, 05:54:11 AM »
No more than $2999. Those extra $500 could really turn people away. Also it comes in a bit cheaper against the D800E. I hope it looks like the following:

5D Mark III Body - $2999
5D mark III Kit - $3799


I guess we'll see soon!


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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2012, 07:07:23 AM »
Stupid question, the less, the better :P
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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2012, 07:11:25 AM »
Stupid question, the less, the better :P

Not neccesserely :)
The quality and improvements have their price. Assuming base functionality and base price on 5d2 k,vel, I'd rather like to pay more and get more. I don't believe we can have more for the same price as 5d2. I'd rather like to get improvements worth additional 1000$ in comparison to 5d2 functionality and it's current price.
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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2012, 07:16:27 AM »
Why did most of you guys voted for $3000 as an ideal price of the coming camera? Lucky for those who live in the U.S. but for us here in Australia, we're the unlucky ones who pays a lot for these gears. If the intro price will be 3k for sure it would be 4-5k in here

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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2012, 07:20:38 AM »
Stupid question, the less, the better :P

Not neccesserely :)
The quality and improvements have their price. Assuming base functionality and base price on 5d2 k,vel, I'd rather like to pay more and get more. I don't believe we can have more for the same price as 5d2. I'd rather like to get improvements worth additional 1000$ in comparison to 5d2 functionality and it's current price.

I'll ha ve my fingerrs crossed on this hoping that you'd be wrong. I do hope canon will drop the 5d2 price the have the 5dIII/x take overr that price position... Isn't it a better deal????

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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2012, 07:37:14 AM »
Stupid question, the less, the better :P

Not neccesserely :)
The quality and improvements have their price. Assuming base functionality and base price on 5d2 k,vel, I'd rather like to pay more and get more. I don't believe we can have more for the same price as 5d2. I'd rather like to get improvements worth additional 1000$ in comparison to 5d2 functionality and it's current price.

I'll ha ve my fingerrs crossed on this hoping that you'd be wrong. I do hope canon will drop the 5d2 price the have the 5dIII/x take overr that price position... Isn't it a better deal????

That would be much better deal and I wish the world would look like this :) I also hope I'm wrong. I could even smite myself once for each $ below 3000$. :)
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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2012, 07:37:14 AM »

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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2012, 07:58:13 AM »
May the cameras be for free and all the money to be made on lenses (of which I already have a few)  ;D

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Re: Canon 5D Mark III/X Ideal Price???
« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2012, 08:00:02 AM »
May the cameras be for free and all the money to be made on lenses (of which I already have a few)  ;D

Sigma, Tamron and Tokina would be very happy
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