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08-10-2013, 09:28 PM   #1
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Auto Focus Speed K5ii

Can anyone tell me if the K5ii(s) Auto Focus speed is any noticeable improvement over the K5?

Apologies if this has been asked before.

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Autofocus speed, according to Adam's tests, is pretty much the same (not blazing fast, but pretty fast). The accuracy is much improved, according to many users on this forum.
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It's a bit better, but it's no huge jump in terms of speed. The main improvement is in extremely low light:

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The K-5II beats the Nikon D7100 for AF tracking according to tests done in this German magazine.....AF Tracking test . Unbelievable? Possibly, but I do think a lot of people tend to believe that specifications always translate into real-world performance and that isn't necessarily so every time.

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Thanks Steve,
I have tripped over that test in my homework travels...and it is enough for me to put the K5ii back on my list.
I'll let you know how it goes.
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