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01-31-2013, 02:39 AM   #211
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QuoteOriginally posted by froeschle Quote
Seems this year's CP+ is very consumer-oriented? No "serious" cameras from the "big boys" either (I think some were hoping for the EOS 70D?)?

Now that's interesting. Are these all completely new?

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Even though I don't expect a lot from Pentax anymore nowadays, I still expected at least something exciting from them at CP+, because they have a history of announcing big things there.
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QuoteOriginally posted by gazonk Quote
Seems this year's CP+ is very consumer-oriented? No "serious" cameras from the "big boys" either (I think some were hoping for the EOS 70D?)?
Tomorrow's the formal start in Japan right? Perhaps the "serious" stuff are reserved for a later day...
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I think we won't see anything which wasn't leaked already...A disappointment I guess...I hoped for a closer look at the TC

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The great surprise in CP+ 2013 is reserved for Saturday, when Mr Hiraku Kawauchi, from Pentax Ricoh, together with camera development team, will perform Gangnam style dance led by Mr Psy himself! It will mark the fruition of the Pentax-Korean connection, which doesn't include Samsung at all!


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01-31-2013, 04:28 AM   #216
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QuoteOriginally posted by Alizarine Quote
Tomorrow's the formal start in Japan right? Perhaps the "serious" stuff are reserved for a later day...
TODAY. It's the dullest CP+ for the last years...
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QuoteOriginally posted by ogl Quote
TODAY. It's the dullest CP+ for the last years...
Tamron vs. Sigma vs. Nikon vs. Pentax



EDIT:
Pentax@CP+ I
Pentax@CP+ II

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01-31-2013, 08:09 AM   #218
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Here is a report about the Pentax booth.

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Looks like they are hinting at a successor to the GRD IV in 2013. They also showed the MX-1, even though it hasn't officially been confirmed that it will be released in Japan.

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QuoteOriginally posted by froeschle Quote
Sigma wins...
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Back to film, anyone?
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QuoteOriginally posted by ogl Quote
TODAY. It's the dullest CP+ for the last years...
Seems like a missed opportunity for Pentax. If they could've put out anything interesting they would've really stole the show.
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I'm glad to see the WG series is still evolving since I may eventually just switch to that since I could have it with me more often. Some of the best pics I ever took came from my ancient 4mp Fuji Finepix anyways. (see battleship in album for example)

Do I get a life size Evangelion doll with a Q10 then?

I hate you Pentax. Seriously, announce your plans for or against a FF already, I don't care if you have no details and its 3 years out yet. I'm back to using my film cameras already at this point. All that keeps me here is the lenses I already own.

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CP+2013 = almost ZERO.
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To add a little of the traditional doom and gloom, I wonder what really is the motivational and economical status of Ricoh-owned Pentax? Taking over another business takes time, but we're approaching two years of Ricoh ownership and so few announcements worth mentioning have since come from the company. The best Pentax products in the last years originate from the notorious Hoya era, like the 645D and the K-5 (I see K-5 II and s only minor updates). Ricoh takes over and brings us ... virtually nothing. If it is due to resources, the Ricoh mothership isn't obviously investing much in Pentax.
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Two years of Ricoh ownership will happen on 1st October 2013. 8 more months to go
Let's panic in September, if they still won't have something nice to show (which I doubt).
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