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06-05-2013, 02:24 PM   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by RonakG Quote
This is most likely an error from the seller. Pentax would've give them these images and description and some stock which sellers can list after some date. Seller looks like has listed the new camera before announcement.
It is most likely an error from the seller, indeed !

We have got the same story one year ago in France, on PentaxOne, with the first image of the K-30, a few days before the announcement: it was an announcement from another seller (to soon released) ...

06-05-2013, 02:29 PM   #32
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rounded on the left side like K10D and K20D
I kind like it
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By the way is that new DAL kit lens?
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Looks good.

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«Le nouveau K-50, pourquoi?»

Whatever. Doesn't use the same battery as my K-01, either.
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Is there any name/numbering convention for Pentax DSLRs?
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They have a whole series of K-50. LOL!
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PENTAX K-50 + DAL 18-55mm WR + DAL 50-200 WR No... 799.01 €ttc
PENTAX K-50 + DAL 18-55mm WR Blanc (Offre Spéci... 699.00 €ttc
PENTAX K-50 + DAL 18-55mm WR Noir (Offre Spécia... 699.00 €ttc
PENTAX K-50 + DAL 18-55mm WR Rouge (Offre Spéci... 699.00 €ttc
PENTAX K-50 Nu Noir (Offre Spéciale 4) (New) 649.00 €ttc

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If it's real, it looks like K-30 replacement. It would be wise for Pentax to start making weather-sealed DA L lenses, as it's sort of pointless to bundle a weather-sealed body with non-sealed lenses.

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Does it finally feature an aperture coupler?
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-dslr-discussion/200075-pentax-rico...-petition.html
If not - who really cares?
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It's real. Its the same scenario from the Q. Comes from Pentax HQ. If this was already out. The real replacement of K-5 is not far behind. I just wish more lenses for my Q. primes and macro.
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This basically is a K-30ii, and I fail to see the point of such a camera. I was expecting a sensor upgrade...
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
If it's real, it looks like K-30 replacement. It would be wise for Pentax to start making weather-sealed DA L lenses, as it's sort of pointless to bundle a weather-sealed body with non-sealed lenses.
Sort of, unless you consider the goals of making the camera less costly, and having something the consumer wants/needs to buy in addition for full WR operation.
For the consumer it doesn't do much unless it really saves some money which seems unlikely.
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Looks like a K-30 replacement. My only question is why?
/sarcasm Because Pentax needed a press release and they didn't want to use K-30II as a model name?

I hope the info is fake. It suggests a woeful lack of progress unless I'm missing something in the specs.
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Seems A little more compact than the k-30
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Maybe it has a new sensor

QuoteOriginally posted by causey Quote
This basically is a K-30ii, and I fail to see the point of such a camera. I was expecting a sensor upgrade...
Maybe it has a new sensor. ISO goes up to 51200.

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