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07-23-2014, 06:00 PM   #1
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Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition Announced

Pentax has just officially announced the K-3 Prestige Edition:

Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition Announced - Pentax News & Rumors

Pre-Order ($1399)

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07-23-2014, 06:04 PM   #2
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Will the winner of the K-3 comp will get one of these?

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Looks pretty hot.
07-23-2014, 06:18 PM   #4
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nice color!

but .... not fair to those who bought the Silver limited version.... IMO.

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QuoteOriginally posted by LFLee Quote
nice color!

but .... not fair to those who bought the Silver limited version.... IMO.
Hey, this isn't Silver! It's "prestige."
07-23-2014, 06:25 PM   #6
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Not a good sign.
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is it full frame?

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get the boring news out of the way first? maybe there will be something important at Photokina after all!
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Looks good. Very low-key. Kind of an 'un-bling' look, the exact opposite of the Silver Edition.

But one could come close to this look just by greying out with a marker the Pentax logo and 'K-3' sign of a normal K-3.

I also notice the large image Ricoh is distributing of this new K-3 that is in the write up on the front page (here) is shot using a Hasselblad H20-v digital back, probably on a Phase One body. The studio deleted the camera make and model from the EXIF, but other details are still in the EXIF. Sigh. Why no 645Z?

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I think it looks good.
07-23-2014, 06:40 PM   #11
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But, but, but... it still says "Ricoh" on the back!
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Not gonna lie, this is much more tempting! A modern P30t...except for the interchangeable sensors
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QuoteOriginally posted by MD Optofonik Quote
Not a good sign.
I think it's a great sign. If they didn't have better news they would've pushed this one to photokina.
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I like it, but what really makes it is the red stripe on the 20-40.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ElJamoquio Quote
I think it's a great sign. If they didn't have better news they would've pushed this one to photokina.
Well stated.

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