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08-08-2016, 02:15 AM   #1
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Full tests/review of K-70?

Anyone seen anywhere any full tests or reviews of the newest model?
Is there anywhere already the IQ comparison to other pentax models and competition?

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Coming soon! But it's got a 24 Mp sensor, so I'd expect it to be similar (if not identical) in terms of performance compared to the K-3 II.

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that's what I just found.

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Imaging Resources ^ has done some preliminary images. It looks pretty much identical to a KII. I was looking for better high ISO performance but so far, there's no indication that is going to happen.

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QuoteOriginally posted by normhead Quote
Imaging Resources ^ has done some preliminary images. It looks pretty much identical to a KII. I was looking for better high ISO performance but so far, there's no indication that is going to happen.

Compared to the K50 ISO performance is definitely better. For routine shooting outdoors in dark environments like we often have here in Newfoundland I have started using 400 rather than 200 as a default and can see no falloff like I could with the K50. This really, really helps with my consumer grade telephoto 55-300mm in particular as SR works much better for me at like over 1/30 sec than at less than 1/30 sec. Or, it allows me to stop down a bit which also helps with that lens.

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There still don't seem to be many reviews of the K-70, but in the meantime, here are two recent shooting reports with samples from the K-70 from the Japanese camera stores Yodobashi and Yaotomi. Of course they're in Japanese, but with plenty of samples.

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I've posted ones below in other threads before, but in case you missed them Yaotomi posted some similar reports using the K-70 in July and August.

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