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01-26-2017, 10:54 AM   #1
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KP Touchscreen?

Some specsheets say yes, some say no. None of the currently available KP previews show any touch usage though. Does anyone know for sure?

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The official spec sheet says nothing about a touch interface. The user interface hasn't changed either. I would say no...
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I can't believe that Pentax would introduce such a new (to them) feature without it being one of the first things mentioned in the promos.
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I didn't think it looked like a touch screen, but I was really hoping it had one. Hopefully it allows the user to default the directional buttons to control the AF point, as is possible on the K1. I don't understand why higher-end cameras continue to not have dedicated AF point controls (joystick/touchscreen/etc), especially since everybody seems to clamor so much about AF performance. I think it's a great camera on all other fronts, and dedicated AF point controls would make it a perfect travel/street camera for me.

I've been thinking about jumping on the Fuji ship lately... but I loves me some IBIS, and my Limiteds.

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I was confused about touch screen too.

The specs listed on the KP announcement page on dpreview, for example - possibly based on a pre-production camera they had - said 'Touch screen - Yes', as well as indicating a 'Touch AF' feature. But it seems clear now that there is no touch screen.

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