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Interesting Hilarious article from JD Power and Associates...

http://businesscenter.jdpower.com/ne...spx?ID=2011105
Edited by laboitenoire - 7/25/11 at 7:45pm
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haha, shows how little they know about the industry:

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The Canon Mark-Series follows in the rankings with a score of 909, and performs particularly well in performance and picture quality. The Canon D-Series and Nikon D-Series rank third in a tie, each with a score of 889.

Edited by Manyak - 7/25/11 at 7:38pm
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Who's this Nikon you speak of? I thought Canon put them out of business a long time ago.

Jk jk

I hate the war between the companies. They are both good. I'm sure you could find another comparison that goes the other way just as easily
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Yeah, the naming is kinda funny, but the article overall is kinda hilarious.
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haha, shows how little they know about the industry:
That 5D Mark II must be one confused camera, as well as 1D Mk II-IV and 1Ds Mk II-III.
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I hate the war between the companies. They are both good.
This statement applies to SO many other things too! I wish people could keep their fanboyism at bay sometimes and just use what they like without bashing people for choosing the other major brand.
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post #7 of 13
Misleading title is misleading. It's just feedback based on online buyers -- who may or may not be working professionals or rich 14 year old kids. Every pro-level body is awesome, I didn't need some small sample survey to tell me that.

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I hate the war between the companies. They are both good.
Most people are pretty respectful of the opposing brand in the Canikon world, as any photographer worth their salt knows the camera is just a tool, a means of turning a moment into something tangible that can be appreciated.
Edited by sub50hz - 7/25/11 at 7:45pm
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i was not aware that picture quality was the most important feature when buying a camera thanks JD power and associates
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So .5% point differentiates Nikon/Canon Pro grade bodies plus the margin of error so basically not much of a difference in customer satisfaction. As for the differences between brands each have their own strength/weaknesses, and I still dream of a system that will allow me to use the ergonomics of a Nikon body, the L series lens of the Canon brand, and the lens compatibility of the Pentax house.
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I appreciate this war personally. While the other company exists, each has to keep upping their game and providing quality while trying to keep things reasonable cost-wise. If Nikon went under tomorrow, do you really think the 5D3 would be less than $4000 new? I doubt it.
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