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09-15-2020, 09:34 AM - 1 Like   #1
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It looks like Sony released the K-01 successor...

FF sensor, EVF, f--- screen

Hands-on with the new Sony a7C: Digital Photography Review

Sony A7C - 124 x 71 x 60 mm, 509g
K-01 - 122 x 79 x 58 mm, 561g



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If you took the flash off the K-01 they would be even closer in size and weight!
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A NEX by any other name...


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Hmmph. I was hoping the K-01 crowd would comment on this, since it has similar dimensions and features K-01 users have been asking for - hence my posting this in the K-01 subforum. Oh well...

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I'd buy it if it was K-mount.
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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
A NEX by any other name.
Nope.

"the a7C feels incredibly solid, thanks to what's called a magnesium alloy monocoque construction"

That's almost K-01 quality and heat-sink capacity, about double the weight of a NEX.

Oh, and yes, it's full frame.
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QuoteOriginally posted by jatrax Quote
I'd buy it if it was K-mount.
Sometimes, you have to adapt.
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QuoteOriginally posted by luftfluss Quote
Hmmph. I was hoping the K-01 crowd would comment on this, since it has similar dimensions and features K-01 users have been asking for - hence my posting this in the K-01 subforum. Oh well...
I’d consider myself part of the K-01 fan club and this is interesting. Of course, my beef with Sony is the menus and interface options (knobs, buttons and stuff). If Sony would private label this for Pentax and let them tweak it for their specs, count me in.....

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QuoteOriginally posted by Cipher Quote
If you took the flash off the K-01 they would be even closer in size and weight!
But it's $1800, Cipher!

I don't think there are many similarities to the K-01.
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QuoteOriginally posted by luftfluss Quote
Hmmph. I was hoping the K-01 crowd would comment on this, since it has similar dimensions and features K-01 users have been asking for - hence my posting this in the K-01 subforum. Oh well...
If it isn't k-mount, it has little importance to the "K-01 crowd".
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Mainly aimed at video though.
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QuoteOriginally posted by clackers Quote
I don't think there are many similarities to the K-01.
Of course, the Sony has many differences.


The point of the comparison is that the general body size and shape are very similar. The K-01 was savagely attacked for having that shape.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Cipher Quote
Of course, the Sony has many differences.


The point of the comparison is that the general body size and shape are very similar. The K-01 was savagely attacked for having that shape.
It was ahead of its time, ... though I could never accept its lack of a VF.
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Of course, the Sony has many differences.


The point of the comparison is that the general body size and shape are very similar. The K-01 was savagely attacked for having that shape.
I find it pretty funny that on DPR there are criticisms of the new Sony that it is too small, yet when the K-01 was released it was often criticized for being too large for a MILC.
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QuoteOriginally posted by luftfluss Quote
FF sensor, EVF, f--- screen

Hands-on with the new Sony a7C: Digital Photography Review

Sony A7C - 124 x 71 x 60 mm, 509g
K-01 - 122 x 79 x 58 mm, 561g
Sigma fp - 112.6 x 69.9 x 45.3 mm, 422g (with battery)

So Sigma did beat Sony too it, with the lightest and smallest FF camera
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