Did I make a mistake? (Pentax K-5iis vs Nikon D7100)

Started Apr 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
Aidan Gibson
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Re: Did you ask your wife / girlfriend / fiancee first?
In reply to awaldram, Apr 14, 2013

The thing is the D7100 wasn't announced till after i bought the k-5iis.

I have a few Limited and love them. I wasn't really interested in that crop-ability. 
I already had the k-x and a few manual lenses I really love. With the K-5iis I also bought some autofocus primes and the da 55-300.

What I really wanted was a Camera with decent autofocus and good low light capabilities which the K-5iis has. I have done some sports of the local soccer team but I normally do portraits. I just wanted to know what i loose in the K-5iis except for the crop-ability. Is there anything else that I loose?

Don't get me wrong I really love the K-5iis the images are amazingly sharp. I was just wondering.

Thanks for all the replies!

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Pentax K-x Pentax K-5 IIs Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM +2 more
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