Would you buy a refurbished Leica D-Lux 5

8 years 10 months ago #187329 by Tarb1968
I found a refurbished Leica D-Lux 5 for $480. The seller claims this was just not used and they are using their Sony Cybershot. :blink: I might be wrong but isn't the Leica D-Lux 5 leaps and bounds better camera?


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8 years 10 months ago #187339 by mattmoran
$480 is about half the price of new, which seems like it might be right for a refurb.

Is this a private party or a reputable camera store?

Personally I wouldn't pay extra for the Leica name. If you want to spend $500 on a 1/1.63"ish sensor camera, I'd look hard at a new Canon G12 or Nikon P7100. (Both use a slightly smaller 1/1.7" sensor.) You can get new for the price of used.

-Matt

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8 years 10 months ago #187838 by icepics
The seller said it wasn't used; if it wasn't used then why was it refurbished?? What a seller says may not necessarily be so unless it's a reputable dealer/business.

Sharon
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