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02-01-2012, 10:37 PM   #46
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You guys are in for a surprise tomorrow
The only question is whether the surprise can still be good.

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You guys are in for a surprise tomorrow 7am eastern the camera will be available for pre-order!
Yeah... I can see that surprise coming. $2000, cause it will be premium.

*sigh*

But for $100 I'd buy the 40mm in an instant.

I want the K5 in any case (my *istDs is getting old, though superglue is holding it together), and for a toy next to it... with an optical/hybrid viewfinder, something that makes this like a rangefinder this could replace my DSLR. Without it will be hard. Video functions would have to be extremely good.
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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.

Dave
We have a winner $749 body only! Youre the first closest.
Got kit price wrong tho but really its the body only that matters for us with pentax lenses already
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Photorumors is reporting the following:

Pentax K-01 body only: $750
Pentax K-01 plus the new 40mm f/2.8 lens: $900
Pentax K-01 two zoom lens kit (18-55mm & 50-200mm): $1000

Pentax K-01 US pricing | Photo Rumors
CNET reports the same prices: Pentax reveals high-end, compact K-01 camera | Deep Tech - CNET News

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Pentax fans will be delighted to know they won't have to make do with the ill-starred Pentax Q when it comes to higher-end compact cameras.

Thanks to a gun-jumping announcement by camera retail powerhouse B&H Photo Video, details on the rumored Pentax's K-01 have now emerged. The camera uses the relatively large APS-C-sized sensor and corresponding K mount lenses from Pentax's SLR line, but omits the bulk-inducing flip-up reflex mirror used for SLRs' optical viewfinders.

Update 5:10 p.m. PT: Pentax has officially announced the camera, and B&H's specs were spot on. Pentax also showed sharp-looking yellow and white versions of the camera body, instructed us that we're to pronounce the camera name "K zero one," and said it'll cost $750 for the camera body or $900 with a new 40mm pancake f2.8 lens when it ships in March. The lens alone costs $250.


PS: This is my post #8800. I'm on a roll!

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I'm glad I was way off in my guess. At this price, this little camera might have a chance.
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Yep, it's as bad as I hoped it would not be.
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Henrys here in Canada has the 40mm kit listed at $899.99 CAD


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