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06-21-2013, 06:35 PM   #1
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Pentax K-50 First Impressions by PF

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Adam, could you please confirm/infirm thephoblographer's note on K-50's AF performance in low light?

http://www.thephoblographer.com/2013/06/12/first-impressions-pentax-k-50/
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In our preliminary tests, the autofocus didn’t seem to be much improved over the previous system in normal lighting but it was exceptional in low lighting–and that was our major gripe about the K-30. To be fair, we often used the center focusing point and recomposed, and we didn’t test the outer points at all. That will be the camera’s biggest test.
If K-50's AF in low light is exceptional, as the photographer says, I might choose it over the K-30...
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Adam, could you please confirm/infirm thephoblographer's note on K-50's AF performance in low light?

First Impressions: Pentax K-50


If K-50's AF in low light is exceptional, as the photographer says, I might choose it over the K-30...
The PDAF is the same as what's on the K-30.

The live view AF seems to be a bit faster, but I think it might just be an illusion caused by the fact that it no longer blows up the image by default.

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The PDAF is the same as what's on the K-30.

The live view AF seems to be a bit faster, but I think it might just be an illusion caused by the fact that it no longer blows up the image by default.
Ok, great, because my K-30 arrives tomorrow Thanks a lot!

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It is interesting, what about the battery
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It is interesting, what about the battery
The battery & AA compatibility is the same as the K-30's. See our in-depth review here:
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