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02-01-2012, 09:46 AM   #16
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Shouldn't this thread be a poll or sweepstakes? Whomever guesses closest gets a prize, eh? Of course, price may vary by jurisdiction. So, pick a value in Yen.

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I do not think it will be less than 1000. hey they price Q with kit lens over 800
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All that I ask is that it drives the K-5's price down to a number I can manage..
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QuoteOriginally posted by liukaitc Quote
I do not think it will be less than 1000. hey they price Q with kit lens over 800
Exactly. I'm wondering about that too considering how much they want for the Q. I guess the Q is more of a niche product though, but then again, we could probably make the same argument for this new K-01.

I'm going to say $899 body only or $1199 with the 40mm. It shouldn't be more expensive than the K-5, but I can see it being more than the K-r. Especially since it was by a "famous designer" and you know how those type of things get marked up when a name is stamped on. Yuck.

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It has to compete. The K-5 which is now $1,000 USD. Since the K-01 doesn't have a EVF it will have to compete with the Nex5n ($600) and the E-P3 ($850 w/ kit lens). So I would guess the body will be in the about $750 and with kit lens $1,000. The Q with kit lens is selling for $750.

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Whatever it costs, it will be too expensive and people will refuse to buy it.
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599 US dollars. Just kidding.

Realistically, probably $799 body only, $899 with the DA40XS. I can see the price being comparable to the Q's initial price.

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I'll go with $1 Bob! I mean Drew.
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probably 899 body only... with 40mm lens 1150..
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I'll go with $1 Bob! I mean Drew.
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$1149 for body + 40 on release but street prices in the $800-900 range very soon.
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$899 body, $999 with 40mm.
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$699 with the 40XS. $750 with the 40 and the 18-55. $850 with all three kit lenses.
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It has to be close to the price of the K-R: what's the point of removing the mirror assembly, without greatly reducing the size of the camera, if not for price? $600-700 body only, $800 with a kit lens. Add $200 if it has a built-in EVF.

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