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03-19-2012, 01:04 PM   #31
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As long as it's not called the K-Y I think I can wait for it.

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I think the K-01 has a host of hints at the K-s. 16.8Mp, PRIME M, Focus Peaking LCD, consumer HD video with a pentamirror viewfinder or maybe an EVF. There sure is a fuzzy hump in the shadows. PDAF/CDAF depending on VF or LCD, etc.

K3 will be the big dog, for now, then 2013.
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just make the K-5 replacement in 2 colors option, silver and black or black and silver, and make it look like the K-1000 and we have a winner , camera of the year .
then make a special edition in brown and gold , with new golden 40mm LTD
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Looks like K-z to me after resizing and Topaz InFocus treatment.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Raffwal Quote
All this talk of the switch from Hoya to the serious Ricoh and this is what we get ... a gazillion different colors?
And a gazillion new lenses, a designer mirrorless camera, more openness in communicating, rehires of lens designers who were the mainstay of their great products, and all in <5 months time!!

Yup, that's what we got alright!
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QuoteOriginally posted by devorama Quote
It's not a blurred K-5, nor a SF-1. It's clearly a picture of a gorilla.
And obviously they did not fix the front focusing problem that some people have experienced.
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Considering what they actually communicate with an ad like this, they must be seriously out of features for the K-r successor, possible a "dead" Hoya body project that Ricoh inherited that is already too far gone in the production to stop now?

K-z speaks for itself being the last K-<insert letter> body and probably the end of the K-body era as we know it today, I would be very surprised if they release a K3.
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QuoteOriginally posted by blackcloudbrew Quote
As long as it's not called the K-Y I think I can wait for it.
K-z isn't going to sound any good in Germany...

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QuoteOriginally posted by gazonk Quote
K-z isn't going to sound any good in Germany...
*Dont mention the war!!*

(Quote from Faulty Towers).
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It's a k-9. It really bites.
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QuoteOriginally posted by JFN Quote
*Dont mention the war!!*

(Quote from Faulty Towers).
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Well, I walked back and stood at 6 meters distance from my monitor and it definitely says "K-2". Big grip though; looks like the DA40XS is attached to it.
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From what I can see in the blurred pic, the flash bulge seems more recessed than previous models. Also the grip looks like the one in Z/PZ series, which is nice. Just don't put the dial back of the shutter, like canon do, which is awful ergonomics.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Radix Quote
Looks like K-z to me after resizing and Topaz InFocus treatment.
I think it's going back to Pentax's DSLR roots, the difficult to type and pronounce Pentax *ist D.

The new name is Pentax K-~

Or maybe the K-=
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QuoteOriginally posted by Asahiflex Quote
... it definitely says "K-2".
My vote's still on K-z. And Radix's PP supports this.
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