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Pentax K-01 announced (news, reviews and preorder roundup)


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Preorders and price info:

Black K-01 body at Amazon (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here) and Adorama (Click here)
Silver K-01 body at Amazon (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here) and Adorama (Click here).
Yellow K-01 body at Amazon (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here) and Adorama (Click here).
K-01 with all different possible kit lenses at BHphoto (Click here).
K-01 body +40mm pancake preorder at Adorama (Click here)
K-01 body +18-55mm and 50-200mm preorder at Adorama (Click here)
40mm pancake at BHphoto (Click here)

 

Previews and image samples:

Hands-on preview at Imaging Resource
Hands-on preview at ePhotozine
Hands-on photos at Photographyblog

New lens roadmap:

Photographyblog saw the new K lens roadmap: “the roadmap predicts that 3 new lenses will be released in 2012 – a DA Standard lens, DA High Magnification Zoom lens, and a DA Telephoto lens. In 2013 4 new lenses will make an appearance – the DA Zoom Limited, DA Tele Zoom, DA Wide Zoom and DA Zoom, with a new DA AF RC 1.4x teleconvertor too.

Press release links:

ThePhoBlographer
Amateur Photographer
Dpreview
Techradar
Photoscala (german)
Focus Numerique (french)
Pentaxforums
Quesabesde (spanish)
Prweb
Nexthardware (italian)

Hands-on videos:

Interview with the K-01 stardesigner:

Poll:

Take your time to read all previews and specs carefully. Only after that answer:

Camera pictures (Click on it to enlarge):

 

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