I'm with Luke on this one. When I was working for State Parks, I had to get the online edition because I couldn't get a print version delivered where I lived. The only internet link was a satellite service. I'm now back in the big city...(population 15,000)...actually I'm outside the big city by about 40 miles but I can get daily delivery of the Times so I switched back to a physical copy. There is just something about reading a print version of the newspaper or magazines that I prefer. But then again, I'm 52 years old so that probably explains a lot. I'm definitely not an upscale consumer on my Community College Administrator salary though....... I had to save quite a bit to get the X Pro. I started saving for it the month it was announced. I must say it's the one big purchase I've made besides my NAD amplifier that I have absolutely no reservations about. After using it for a month, I'm even happier with it than the day I received it.I'm not sure I agree. I think the X-Pro1 buyer marches to the beat of their own drum. They are more likely to be a little retro-minded. When I have to read the paper, it's always a physical copy. I've never read an online paper. I'd like to think that I'll be an X-Pro1 owner one day. I just need to save up for it......by not subscribing to a newspaper that I don't have time to read
I think you nailed the demographic. It's not really an easy camera to use but it has that "je ne sais quoi" () in image quality. I can't even imagine using my DSLR now. Sure it focuses better, sure it shoots faster, ect, but I'd really have to spend time on the computer to make the RAW file look like what I'm getting from the Fuji. It's hard to describe and it may not be everyone's cup of tea.Stanley, only 52? I'm many years your senior, but I travel a lot on business so my iPad is my lifeline to the news. I do prefer paper when I'm grounded, but that's not often the case.
I'm just speculating on Fuji's target demographic, of course, but I did find it interesting that they would pick the Sunday Magazine for an obviously expensive ad. I hope it sells a bunch of systems!
I love my X10 and X100, so I hold Fuji products in very high regard.