Pentax K-5 autofocus performance?

Started Nov 21, 2011 | Discussions thread
Alex Sarbu
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Re: Pentax K-5 autofocus performance?
In reply to tcom, Nov 25, 2011

tcom wrote:

However, when comparing the D700 with AFS 70-200/2.8 VR2 to the K-5 with the equivalent DA*50-135/2.8, you basically compare one of the fastest focusing lenses from Nikon with one of the slowest Pentax lens. It is really like day and night.

Indeed; for a real progress Pentax should seriously work on the lenses. The 18-135 looks promising, a step in the right direction.
A video comparing AF speed between the 18-135, 50-135 and the FA 50mm f/1.4:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W3fYNYJa6Q

Alex

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