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06-09-2008, 10:48 PM   #1
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hey! Canon stole our name!

http://www.dpreview.com/news/0806/08061002Canon1000D.asp

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I think Pentax low end model will be named K2000D,
knowing that the other bigger brothers already named K200D & K20D.
The biggest brother will be K2D :ugh:

So it will be:
- K 2 D
- K 20 D
- K 200 D
- K 2000 D
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without the 'K' canons 1000D is nothing.
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I'm not surprised. Back in the film days, there also was the low-end Canon EOS 1000F(N). Whether they stole the (film) Pentax K1000's name at that time is another matter. But it won't hold Pentax from using the K1000D name, I'm sure.

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Ho hum

It's just a 400D with Live View and DIGIC III, and a more plasticky body...

It will get good scores in tests as usual (because it's a Canon), but having handled a 350D which was a truly horrible experience, I hope that the K*000D feels like a proper camera in comparison
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Well that shoots my theory out the window.

This is a prime example of how BAD Canon DSLRs can get.
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Good to see Canon wake up to SD cards.
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