What makes Pentax special?

Started May 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
Gerry Winterbourne
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Re: Hmmm ...
In reply to audiobomber, May 1, 2013

audiobomber wrote:

Gerry Winterbourne wrote:

The K10D matches for the competition (40D and D200) according to DXOMark

All academic now, of course.

Pursuing the academic line, Dan I think it's important to remember that DxOMark effectively measures the sensor's potential.  That potential usually translates into real-world usability but DxOMark can't detect the VPN that plagued the K10.

As a general rule I prefer DxOMark as a way of judging sensors over sites like DPR and IR, but the K10 is a good example of why we really need both styles.

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