- Dec 3, 2017
No most of them are not new retail units, they are unused retail purchased units, basically people flipping them and making a very handsome profit!
You'd have to follow the discussion.
He was claiming that the cameras were so bad they were being returned in droves and retailer's had scads of used R5s for sale. Models that would have to legally be listed as 'used' at say - B&H for example - that was the cite he was referencing.
I asked him for a link to one. I'm still waiting.
This was right after he spouted some crap with an EOS HD reference..
" Moves like this will see canon going out of business. When the R5 was released it was a “number one” seller on BH websites... after the cripple debacle it’s since been reduced to just “top seller” status. Do knew what took its place? The Sony A7S3. There are already used models of the R5 in stock. This is harming Canon. "