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02-15-2012, 07:12 AM   #1
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Oz K-01 price now cheaper than B&H photo

Finally a moment all ozzies are waiting for.....

Pentax K-01 + 40mm pancake lens - AUD 849.
Pentax K-01 Mirrorless Camera Including 40mm Lens - Black | DigiDIRECT Australia

Pentax K-01 + 40mm pancake lens - USD 899
Pentax K-01 Digital Camera With 40mm Lens (Black) 15242 B&H

Finally the price is much more reasonable locally....

My hope is that the K-01 body only kit will retail for AUD 700 or so and settle to around AUD 650 in a month or so.....

02-15-2012, 07:25 AM   #2
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What is the world coming to!!! Aussie cheaper!

Who do we thank the miners?
02-15-2012, 07:53 AM   #3
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^^Mark Newsome....
02-15-2012, 08:02 AM   #4
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849.00 AUD = 911.427 USD

Am I being pedantic here?

02-16-2012, 01:56 AM   #5
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899.00 USD = 844.041 AUD

Pretty similar pricing I'd say, but add what B&H want for shipping (cheapest is $66.46 USD to Australia) then it's definitely cheaper to buy here.
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Thats more like it! Now we ask why did it take so long?.......Oh well, hopefully a sign of more equivilent international pricing which means more pentax stocked locally which means MORE PENTAX SOLD!!!
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For the record I bought both my K7 and Kx locally, the lenses however.....
02-17-2012, 09:09 PM   #8
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Here in Toronto, pre-order price when from $799CAD to $899 CAD, do you think the retailers know something

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