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01-10-2017, 09:09 AM - 4 Likes   #16
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Pentax is Doooomed..........

Sorry, have not seen that for a while

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QuoteOriginally posted by jatrax Quote
Pentax is Doooomed..........

Sorry, have not seen that for a while
No, no, no. PentaxIsDooomed™
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I think it's certainly reasonable to expect a successor very soon.

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01-10-2017, 09:32 AM   #19
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Face it, Ricoh is dropping the APS-C line.

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bwahahahaha!

01-10-2017, 09:34 AM   #20
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QuoteOriginally posted by Not a Number Quote
Face it, Ricoh is dropping the APS-C line.

PentaxIsDooomed™

bwahahahaha!
To be replaced with a new cell-phone line.


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8 minutes ago, Not a Number wrote...
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Face it, Ricoh is dropping the APS-C line.

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bwahahahaha!
Already posted on 837 rumor sites as irrefutable fact. Probably
01-10-2017, 09:44 AM   #22
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The K-3III will almost-certainly have a high quality focal length reducer built-in for pseudo full-frame on a budget
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Usually they will list it as sold out, before discontinue it. Yodobashi is fast retailer, so they are preparing new inventory which is K-3 II replacement.

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QuoteOriginally posted by JPT Quote
it is listed as discontinued (literally “sales concluded”),
"Sales Concluded" would seem, to me anyway, to be more closely related to "Sold Out" than to "Discontinued"
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I think it's certainly reasonable to expect a successor very soon.
Very very soon?
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Interesting. Normally we see this claim coming out of Amazon dot something, but this would appear to be an entirely different kettle of fish.

Would be nice to see Pentax drop a D500-killer on the market out of the blue. The K-70 didn't exactly have a huge amount of teaser material come out before it hit the market, and the K-1 has held most of the attention all year. The K-70 is a mid-range collation of some of the best features of both existing K3 series cameras, so it seems fitting that they should both bow out now. I'm betting on most of the K-1's guts with an improved 24MP APS-C sensor dropped in, slightly modified control layout to remove the unnecessary crop option, the same dense layout of focal points we see inside the crop margins of the K-1 (now distributed across the whole of an APS-C sensor) - and if we're lucky, even better noise-reduction, buffer, and who knows, maybe even some tweaks to SAFOX XIII.

I want that sensor to be a world-beater, a legend in the way the K-5 series sensor was.
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I am surprised nobody saw any K-3III leak on any russian website... yet !

This doesn't sound like good news in fact

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
Very very soon?
Well, after tomorrow is another thursday, who hopes ?

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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
To be replaced with a new cell-phone line.


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I have it on good authority the phone will be designated the K-S1n, with ergonomics for women with large hands. The selfie camera will have a blinking colored LED surround.

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I am even more surprised to not have seen any new Pentax camera listed by any radiocommunications agency (because of wi-fi).
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I am even more surprised to not have seen any new Pentax camera listed by any radiocommunications agency (because of wi-fi).
There is still time. CP+ is more than a month away...
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