Steer me towards/away from a Pentax K5

Started Mar 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
SenorBeef
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Re: nice summary
In reply to colesf, Mar 29, 2012

I've read that the K5 has twice the buffer depth of the D7000 and does 20-25 raw images in a burst IIRC, so that's pretty good. Not sure about AF speed - seems like I get conflicting reports everywhere. Pretty much everyone seems to agree that the K5 is an improvement in pretty much every regard over previous Pentax cameras though.

Anyway, I went ahead and ordered a K-5 today. I'm willing to overlook the movie limitatons and possible focus issues on account of the great image quality and ergonomics and rugged build. And I got it $600 cheaper than a 7D.

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