Try before you buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix GH3

Panasonic are offering customers the opportunity to ‘try before they buy’ the Lumix DMC-GH3.

Customers can borrow the kit including a 12-35mm lens from the stores listed in the press release below, and test it out for 48 hours before returning with no obligation to buy it at the end.

The decision is a said to have come from the camera’s high price, around £1,200, which Panasonic understands would make people want to test it out before spending. Panasonic state that the Lumix DMC-GH3 is their most advanced camera to date, hence the price tag.

For more information please see the press release below.


Press release:

Continuing to push the boundaries, Panasonic is pleased to offer a ‘Try Before You Buy’ service for the multiple award winning Lumix DMC-GH3 with 12-35mm lens. This ingenious service allows customers to borrow the GH3 kit for 48 hours (excluding delivery and collection time) from a number of retailers with no obligation to purchase. A real plus for Panasonic customers, this opportunity allows them to explore and try the camera in their own setting before deciding to purchase.

Barney Sykes, Lumix G Camera Product and Marketing Manager says "The GH3 is by far the most advanced system camera we have ever launched and we recognise customers may want to road test this product before committing to such as high value purchase, therefore we are delighted to be able to offer this scheme to our key retail partners to help increase their sales opportunities"

The ‘Try Before You Buy’ service, new this month, has been extremely well received and has now been extended to many other Panasonic stockists who also wish to offer this service to customers.

Retailers now include:
•Annings, Ilkley, Yorkshire
•Bradford CE
•Camerabox Kettering
•Cameraland / Stanbrook Cardiff
•Camera Solutions
•Carmarthen Camera Centre, Camarthan
•Castle Cameras Bournemouth
•Chas Eagles
•Chas Norman Cameras Sevenoaks
•Chris Goodhead
•Clifton Cameras Dursley
•Frank Wilkinsons
•Harrison Cameras
•Mifsuds Brixham
•Park Cameras
•Peter Rogers
•Photo Express
•Photosound Vantage, Bishops Stortford
•Richards (Bass and Bligh)
•S R S Microsystems Ltd Watford
•T4 Cameras Swindon
•York Camera Mart
•Conns Camera, Ireland
•Bermingham Camera, Ireland

Customers wishing to take part in the ‘Try Before You Buy’ service should please contact their preferred retailer directly who will arrange the loan and delivery details.


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