Does anyone but me think...

Started Jan 27, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Jim King
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Does anyone but me think...
Jan 27, 2011

...that the K-5 still commanding high prices is a good thing?

Earlier Pentax DSLRs suffered a significant price drop after 3 months in the market, but the K-5 still commands close to list price at most US sellers. This suggests that Pentax has finally hit a home run with this camera and doesn't have to drop the price to sell it. A lot like Nikon, in fact. Hopefully the profit from K-5 sales will fund the development of even better cameras in the future!

Sorry for those waiting for a big price drop before buying. Be patient; you will see lower prices eventually...
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Jim King - Retired Colormonger - Suburban Detroit, Michigan, USA; GMT -5h (EST)
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