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08-27-2014, 01:50 PM   #871
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Ah. I just thought if the flu card takes a card slot, it is much more convenient to have one extra slot for a regular SD card
And that is why you would pay more for a K-3.

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(...)

(The video been removed though...that was one quick plug of that leak).
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jamey777 Quote
good lord it is tinier than my K-01....
That's the first time I've ever seen the words "K-01" and "tiny" used in the same sentence LOL!
08-27-2014, 02:18 PM   #874
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It is a bit sad that since the K30 (launched in 2012-07) there has not been a notable upgrade to the mid-level camera yet.
I think it's sadder yet - as I view the K-5, K-30, K-50, K-5II, and K-5IIs as different flavors of the same camera.

So since October 2010 they've intro'd one 'normal' DSLR, in my view*. But the camera industry in general hasn't made much strides since 2012 so it's not as bad as it could be. I'm still hopeful** that Pentax will have some 'wow' for us at Photokina.


*That everyone will disagree with.
**Notice that I didn't say 'optimistic'.

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5.4fps is entry level...
Tell that to D800 users
08-27-2014, 03:20 PM   #876
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Well who is buying a FluCard for a entrylevel camera?
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K-S1 colors

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It should be 399 euro with single kitlens.
I was almost sold, then I realised you hadn't said kittens.

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QuoteOriginally posted by ChristianRock Quote
Unless there's a K-S1 (Starter? Simplified?) and something like a K-E1 (Enthusiast)? Then the K-3 would be replaced by a K-P1 (Advanced?)

Or would that be too complex? Maybe for some, but probably not for the company that gave us the *istDL
I think you might be onto something. K-S1, entry, K-E1 enthusiast, but I think K-A1 would be better than K-P1. A for Advanced of course.
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K-S1 colors
The green and pink bodies from a previous illustration are missing in this colour set.
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QuoteOriginally posted by JanG Quote
Yes, they seem to be listening.
And maybe they stepped on the break with this leak to stop the modularity discussion (pleading guilty myself here) they provoked with some of their design decisions?
at this very moment there are about 1200 "guests" viewing the forum... who could they all be?! :-P Ricoh Customer analysis team?

P.s. I think the snafu with the announcement date change has garnered more interest and talk about the K-S1 than if it had been a "surprise" announcement. Just .02!

P.s.s Dpreview Pentax K-S1 "hands on!!!!!" http://www.dpreview.com/articles/2902129846/hands-on-with-the-pentax-k-s1

P.s.s.s. "The K-S1 will be priced $749 / £549 body only, $799 / £599 with an 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 lens, and £679 with that lens as well as a 50-200mm F4-5.6." DPReview. Also ISO limit of 102K (extended I am guessing)

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Well, I guess it is official now:

Hands-on with the Pentax K-S1: Digital Photography Review
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749US$ !!!. Not cheap at all. Way above anyone expectation. But who knows, maybe is a mistake, like the 102,800 ISO from the same text..

---------- Post added 08-28-14 at 01:45 AM ----------

And on Imagine Resource

Pentax surprises with futuristic new compact K-S1 DSLR

Edit 2. Already on B&H

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/Items/ci/25730/N/3880127678

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QuoteOriginally posted by JimmyDranox Quote
749US$ !!!. Not cheap at all. Way above anyone expectation. But who knows, maybe is a mistake, like the 102,800 ISO from the same text..

---------- Post added 08-28-14 at 01:45 AM ----------

And on Imagine Resource

Pentax surprises with futuristic new compact K-S1 DSLR
The higher MSRP of the K-S1 can be explained by a new chassis that's completely different than the K-50/K-500. It's the result of R&D and that's not free.
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€649 body only and €699 with DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6:

Pentax K-S1 : attention les yeux ! - Le Monde de la Photo
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