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09-09-2012, 12:19 AM   #76
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QuoteOriginally posted by crewl1 Quote
This deserves an an insert!
Yeah typical Pentax =)

Hope these colors will be available worldwide.

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Also, anyone else feeling that the more they look at this Q10, the more its looks normal? With all the curved corners/edges?
I gotta be honest, the Q10 or Q are what I hoped the K-01 would look like when I heard its look described as "inspired" by the older cameras. I really like the looks of both models of Q, but I had a similar reaction to the K-01. The more I looked at it the more normal it started looking. Although, that's probably when I finally started seeing photos that included K-01s that weren't that garish yellow. Frankly, I'm still not sure why they elected to go with the K-01 ugly edition for the release.
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Updated with specs...
09-09-2012, 08:25 AM   #79
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Just caught this over on DPR;

Expected shipping price: 35 000 yen ($440 USD)


Original source: ??????K-5 II ?K-5 IIs?Q10??????????? - ????info
Good price for high end compact

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the brown and silver look neat ..
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I like haw they look.
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This has muddled my decision - for a change, we might be spoilt for choice: small, fun, colorful Q-10 with (we hope) killer 15-45 2.8 or K-5II (or whatever it's called).

The Q-10 info is intriguing and the K-5II will likely sell at less that I expected. I was skeptical about photokina so I invested in a second K-5 cheap for two shooting opportunities that, in fact, didn't turn out to be what I expected. I wish I had my USD $1K back but my first has to go for repair anyway - bad top LCD. Maybe it will work out ...

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I agree with some of the other posters, the more I look at it the more I like it. I want the silver and black one!

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First, the detailed specs of the Pentax Q10 mirrorless camera:

CMOS sensor's new backside-illuminated 12.4 million effective pixels
Reduce noise high sensitivity
ISO100-6400
At 5 fps / five consecutive Burst (JPEG)
Faster AF speed when using a telephoto lens and the dark
AF face detection capable of recognizing up to 12 people
Custom image function, digital filter function, smart effect
Auto Picture mode, Scene mode
(1920x1080), 30fps, H.264, Full HD video functionality smart effect
Image stabilization in the body
HDR feature
Exposure modes P Av Tv M
DR II dust removal function of ultrasonic vibrating
Built-in flash guide number 7
Improved battery life
Body color order color black, silver, red, color 97
Over-the-counter expected price is around 35 000 yen
Released in mid-October


Read more on PhotoRumors.com: Pentax Q10 specs, K-5 IIs without anti-aliasing filter | Photo Rumors
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No focus peaking no buy, the auto focus works fine for my purposes even though they do say improved auto focus, will be a plus for some. They do say improved battery life, but how improved? The batteries are so small I can easily keep enough to shoot for two days straight in one pocket without knowing they are there... I wonder if the alloy body is gone to keep it cheaper... Well, I like the route they are going with the Q and I wont be buying into this one and will be waiting on the next version of the Q and will still enjoy the Q I have...
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No mention of focus peaking... keeping my fingers crossed (though even if not included, other specs might be enough to upgrade.)

Would definitely be interested in that silver with brown leatherette option (K1000 SE style) if available in the US... especially with the lenses already being silver.
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...oh yes. The Brown and Silver. Very nice.
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Finally the Pentax adapter K to Q.

Looks good with the DA*300 and Q in the FB pix above.
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starting to love this new design

looks a lot better from top front than direct front view... had a play with the original Q on Heathrow airport... love it.. if this is a little faster and starts up faster it's christmas time
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