Will the K-5 Replacement use the Nikon D800 Sensor?

Started Mar 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
Freestyler
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Re: Will the K-5 Replacement use the Nikon D800 Sensor?
In reply to K_Photo_Teach, Mar 9, 2012

Is that sensor made by Sony?

Yes.

Any idea if Pentax will be using it?

No, the 36.3Mp sensor is fullframe 35mm format, the K-5 is APS-C. (smaller) and are not compatible.

Pentax have no current plans to make a full frame camera.

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