Dp1M or DP2M

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Dp1M or DP2M
Dec 12, 2012

Hi there,

I am in need of a smaller backup body now that my Sony has been sold to fund my more to Pentax. I am wondering whether the DP1M or DP2M is more suited for me. Please note that I don't want alternatives, I don't give a damn about battery life or write speed. LuminousLandscape praises both but says that the DP2M is a more special combo, sharper too. Which would be better, as they are the same price, focal length isn't a big deal, but I do prefer wider than more tele, is the sharpness sacrifice worth it and will it compete with my K5iis for image quality

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K5iis with DA 17-70/4, 35/2.4, M 50/1.7, Tamron 70-200/2.8
Sony A55 with Tamron 17-50/2.8, 200-500/5-6.3, Samyang 8/3.5

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Pentax K-3 Pentax smc DA 17-70mm F4.0 AL (IF) SDM Pentax smc DA* 300mm F4.0 ED (IF) SDM Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM +1 more
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