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Buy the K-S1 within the first 90 days, keep the beloved K-01 11.52%
Buy the K-S1 within the first 90 days, sell/bequeath the K-01 23.03%
Ignore the K-S1 4365.15%
Probably buy the K-S1 at some point in the future, keep the K-01 1522.73%
Probably buy the K-S1 at some point in the future, sell/bequeath the K-01 34.55%
Migrate to a different brand 23.03%
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08-23-2014, 12:21 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by monochrome Quote
Appreciate the K-S1 for what it is.

Continue to use my K-01 and K-3 and buy lenses.
I too, picked "ignore" though the above more accurately sums up my position.

Many of the requested features for the K-01 look as if they are simply firmware changes. It would be beaut for (all) the camera companies to "open source" the firmware on cameras where updates have ceased.

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QuoteOriginally posted by luftfluss Quote
Apples and oranges you say, still both are fruit.


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Dunno why it'd matter. I just recently got my k-01 as it is (at a very reasonable price!) so I don't think this is going anywhere for quite a while
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The K-01 is an exellent camera and the design grows on you (though I do with it had more of a grip!)

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While I really liked my white K-01, the lack of VF was enough for me to let it go and pre-order the K-s1. The size change will remind me of another old favorite the k-x, but with features closer to K-3 except for WR and extra battery life. Like the K-01 the grip on the K-s1 is friendlier to smaller / prime lenses, which is my preferred way to play now - so in that way this comparison survey is reasonable.
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I've been warming to the K-S1 recently. I wasn't one of the folks who panned it when it was announced, but I didn't think it was a camera I wanted. Now I'm more intrigued by it...
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You should have a "Get a K-3" option in there. If, as I suspect, the K-S1 supports neither multi-exposure nor interval shooting, then I'll likely pass. What would then be my next body? Not sure, but I'm currently thinking of giving the K-3 a try, and only after that decide if I stay or switch to another manufacturer's mirrorless. The K-3 is expensive and heavy (compared to the K-01), but I'm really loving the k-mount experience so far, and it's an incredibly capable camera by all accounts, so maybe I should give the "full DSLR" experience a try...
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In the near future, absolutely nothing. The K-01 is the single best camera purchase I have made. If/when the K-S1 reaches the price point of the K-01 just before it was discontinued I might give it a second thought, but the feature set and "ergonomics" (the unnecessary LEDs on front) are not geared toward a photographer like me. However, if Pentax were to go Fuji like with a concept similar to the XT1, I would be all over it.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Doundounba Quote
... the K-S1 supports neither multi-exposure nor interval shooting, then I'll likely pass....
That is reality.
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I think the question is.. is there a yellow K-S1?
I would be interested to see some photos of the K-S1 lined up with K-01 (and K-x!) for size comparisons. If I get a DSLR very close to the size of K-01, I would be interested.
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Well after a few weeks thinking about it and I now have both. I was enjoying using the K-01, having not had a dslr before only compact digital. I got tempted and love the K-S1. I've mostly used it indoors on a tripod and with speed lights.
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K-01's image quality is just wonderful. For times when one doesn't need fast burst shooting, the K-01 does the job fine.
Agreed. I bought one for my son for a HS photography class. This was when the price bottomed out when it was clear that it's future wasn't bright. It takes fantastic pictures. I sometimes like to use it instead of my K-X.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Na Horuk Quote
I think the question is.. is there a yellow K-S1?
Does the Lime Pie K-S1 count? If not, then I think the answer is "not yet".

QuoteOriginally posted by Na Horuk Quote
I would be interested to see some photos of the K-S1 lined up with K-01 (and K-x!) for size comparisons. If I get a DSLR very close to the size of K-01, I would be interested.
Well, I was going to do it anyway, and the weather outside is awful today, so....











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Well, I was going to do it anyway, and the weather outside is awful today, so....
Wonderful, great photos! I am surprised by how "big" the K-x looks next to these two, and the K-x is one of the smallest DSLRs!
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Wonderful, great photos! I am surprised by how "big" the K-x looks next to these two, and the K-x is one of the smallest DSLRs!
And that K-x is good-lookin' too.
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