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01-16-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
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Pentax Efina Announced

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another camera from the film era

01-16-2013, 05:26 PM   #2
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Efina actually looks a bit like the K-01
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Great consumer camera. It's not going to be available in the US, but the specs suggest a price point of under $100 which should get it to sell.

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I can't believe they are besmirching the fine name of the old, classic Efina film camera with this pretender. Not hotshoe? No wireless optical P-TTL flash support? No astrotracer support? ;_;

PENTAX WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS TO MEEEEEEEEE?????!!!?!

Ahem, sorry.

Honestly I think this is going to be a tough sell. At this price point and capability level they are competing with smartphone cameras, and those are -- if you already have a smartphone, which many teenagers and young adults do, in the US at least -- basically free.

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So two new compacts with no Optio name for either, but reprises of old Pentax film camera names for both instead.
01-17-2013, 06:32 AM   #6
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This model is expected to be launch in Asian countries except in Japan and in China.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Quicksand Quote
Not hotshoe? No wireless optical P-TTL flash support? No astrotracer support? ;_;

PENTAX WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS TO MEEEEEEEEE?????!!!?!
Are you being ironic?

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SERIOUSLY. This camera even won't be sold in CHINA-----------omg, is that a discrimination or overestimate? kidding.
Like its look though.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Quicksand Quote
I can't believe they are besmirching the fine name of the old, classic Efina film camera with this pretender. Not hotshoe? No wireless optical P-TTL flash support? No astrotracer support? ;_;

PENTAX WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS TO MEEEEEEEEE?????!!!?!

Ahem, sorry.

Honestly I think this is going to be a tough sell. At this price point and capability level they are competing with smartphone cameras, and those are -- if you already have a smartphone, which many teenagers and young adults do, in the US at least -- basically free.
And the things you are making fun of others for wanting in a product 5x the price are things that do distinguish a camera from a smartphone.
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