Fuji Sale

Discussion in 'Fuji X Series News and Rumors' started by mikEm13, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. mikEm13

    mikEm13 FujiXspot Veteran

    Feb 7, 2017
    just got this email .... not a lot of savings but a little surprised to see the X-T20 on sale so soon.

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  2. bs1946

    bs1946 FujiXspot Regular

    Mar 12, 2016
    Find it interesting that the X-T20 is already on sale and nobody seems to have any to sell. Maybe Fuji is nervous because they don't have preorders stacked upto the ceiling? And the X-A3 must be selling real well. 30% off already.
  3. Biro

    Biro Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 1, 2013
    Jersey Shore
    Good thing I already have an X-T20 and the savings are slight. After picking up the X-Pro2 I'm done for a while.
  4. Mak543

    Mak543 New to FujiXspot

    Jun 11, 2016
    Hopefully a more serious sale comes up near father's day.. I just want a 35/2. :rolleyes-24:
  5. Phoenix

    Phoenix Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jan 31, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    It would be interesting to see Fuji's sales model, a traditional camera sales model usually holds on to sale savings and deals until the product is older, or if the competitor has released a new product, or if a new model is coming out. A more aggressive sales model drops the prices of their current offerings and presents deals as a move to over saturate the market, making it harder for competitors to compete especially if their product is popular.

    We're all familiar with the traditional model as we've seen this over the years with all manufacturers, Fuji seems to be taking a bolder approach, it would be interesting to see what their long term strategy is.
  6. bs1946

    bs1946 FujiXspot Regular

    Mar 12, 2016
    The compact market has been decimated by smartphones and tablets. DSLR sales are down big time and while Nikon is just sitting there, waiting to be the next Kodak, Canon has started to take their mirrorless APS-C line a little more seriously. Sony has taken over the lead in Mirrorless sales with, believe it or not, Fuji a not too distant second. Micro 4/3, once the king of the hill, is now a distant third and Panasonic, bleeding serious red ink, has begun slashing budgets big time at a number of divisions, including the camera division. But, even with that, sales are down for everyone as the ever shrinking camera customer pie continues to get smaller. No doubt, never ending sales at Fuji, that can be quicklyended when there is a market upturn is not a bad strategy.