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07-03-2013, 08:38 PM - 1 Like   #1
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pentax k-01 white and blue version


ok, so pentax become a purely color painter, no new tech new product, just repaint the old ones.

07-03-2013, 09:14 PM   #2
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I thought they discontinued it a while ago? How come they release another version now?!

having said that... Change the blue to a strong dark-ish red and I might be going out and buying my second K-01
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Woo! So it's not dead after all =D

Does this mean a new firmware upgrade, or maaaaaybe even a K-02? Or does this mean what it is, a new colour and that's it?
07-03-2013, 09:30 PM   #4
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The blue is really pretty. It would be great if they didn't really discontinue the line.

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07-03-2013, 10:01 PM   #6
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Looks good. Nice to see the K-01 is still alive.
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I guess this is for Japanese market only.

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Blue K-01

Well I like it and after all that Pentax has gone through with the K-01 they must have a sense that this will sell in the Japanese market.
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Wow..Ricoh is *really* emptying the Hoya parts bin!!!!
07-03-2013, 10:58 PM   #10
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Didn't Newson or someone else mention when it was first launched that there were more colours coming down the line? I even recall something along the lines that one of his original versions was blue (I assume this one), but they decided to go with just the yellow, black and white/silver three to start with.
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Excellent !
And beautiful !
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QuoteOriginally posted by LaurenOE Quote
Wow..Ricoh is *really* emptying the Hoya parts bin!!!!
And why not? If this way they can sell few extra K-01s and make money out of it...
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My theory:
Pentax HQ has a ton of Panda/Stormtrooper K-01's left over from the fire sale that no body wanted, so somebody had the bright idea to rip off all of the black rubber and replace it with baby blue.

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I'd buy that over the b&w K-01

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