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Old Jun 7, 2013, 12:46 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Steven R View Post
Their forte is in innovation, and over the years they have been the innovators of lots of things like live-view as just one example. (Which the other big makers all sneered at, but eventually they also adopted.) Their other strong point is definitely glass, as their lens are second to none, dollar to dollar. An Oly has never strived to be a big camera maker like CaNikon. They have always reminded me of a specialized car company like Ferrari or Bentley, competing against much bigger GM and Ford.
I have always used the comparison of Oly to Apple. They're more the innovators while the others copy. Also the proprietary peripherals vs open source.

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