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07-21-2008, 11:04 AM   #16
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As far as i know, you won't really see much difference in real life situations between these lenses on the K200D.

The version II has a little better resolution and really needs the K20D's 14,6 megapixel sensor to show its stuff.

The old version is still a very good kit lens (remember all those people with K10D and 18-55mm kits? Its the same sensor in the K200D) and if you can save a little money getting the K200D with the old lens instead of the new one, don't hesitate just because one is newer.

I have read a few "tests" and "comparisons" of these two lenses, and some of these say the old one is better and some say the new one is.


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QuoteOriginally posted by farukyazici Quote
I had thought that the kit lens of the K200D is "AL II" but when I ordered at amazon.com I realized that they send me old model. As far as I know, AL II much better than AL. Is there any seller who sells the AL II as the kit lens?
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Did you order direct from amazon.com, or from one of the other vendors listed on Amazon ?

Some other vendors have been known to package the old lens. But I believe you are the first to state you get the old lens from amazon.

I ordered direct from amazon in late may, and my kit came with the AL II lens. It came in 3 boxes, a large kit box containing 2 smaller boxes, one for the camera, and one for the lens.

AL II is printed prominently on the kit box and lens box.

If anyone needs the AL II lens, I have mine for sale for $100 + shipping, including a Digital concepts circular polarizer.
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I asked a question to Abe`s of Maine. I`m waiting for an answer. Probably I will ordered from there because it`s cheaper(Tax issue )
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QuoteOriginally posted by farukyazici Quote
I asked a question to Abe`s of Maine. I`m waiting for an answer. Probably I will ordered from there because it`s cheaper(Tax issue )
See my post above: I ordered Mk II, they sent old lens, but replaced later...

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I orderet at Abe`s of Maine. they told me that the kit lens is AL II. Thanks for replies
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In Germany, both kits are available (K200D+18-55 and K200D+18-55II) and price comparison agencies list both kits separately. Price difference is 20 .

Amazon.de only sells the K200D+18-55 kit, except if bundled with the DA55-300: then it sells the K200D+18-55II kit.
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