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04-02-2013, 11:40 AM - 1 Like   #1
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PENTAX INTRODUCES THE K-30 DSLR IN A VARIETY OF NEW COLORS AND FINISHES Nine Bold Col

News update from the official Pentax website:

Denver, CO — PENTAX RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION today announced the availability of the K-30 DSLR in nine new, bold colors. Available in a shiny crystal or matte silky finish the 15 new color choices are great for photo enthusiasts looking to add some personal style to their photography.

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Pentax news announcement: http://www.pentaximaging.com/about/press/301


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Pentax PR strikes again. On a page announcing the new colors, they show....the old colors.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ofer4 Quote
announcing the new colors, they show....the old colors
Sounds about right.
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What can one expect, in the way of wait time, when one of these is "pre-ordered"?

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If it is the same as Japan ( where these same colours have been available since launch ) it is usually 5-7 days for a custom colour if not actually in stock. Some variants are listed as "1 to 2 months" though.

Try to see these in person before ordering. I love the matt ( "silky" ) ones, especially the so-named "green", "red" and orange, but the gloss ( "crystal" ) ones look a bit cheap.
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I really want to order the silky green, but I'm not going to wait weeks. Black is always good
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