Nikon's 5 year plan...

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motobloat
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Re: Get going on the D400 and the 7DII
In reply to ragmanjin, 9 months ago

ragmanjin wrote:

Actually, I think market shares are going to see a lot of shifts. Pentax seems to have planned their latest camera around exactly what you guys are talking about: A small, durable, weather-resistant and top-specced crop camera that's poised to take away a lot of market share from the non-existent D400 and 7DII (I know this link has been thrown around pretty often on here already, but Thom Hogan describes the K-3 as the Pentax D400 http://www.dslrbodies.com/newsviews/meanwhile-meet-the-pentax.html and similar rumblings are taking place on Canon forums). What's more, it's just in time for the holiday season and priced to move; sounds like a recipe for success.

SO if Ricoh/Pentax does manage to steal a sizeable chunk of the pro APS-C/enthusiast crop market this season, I don't think it's going to be undone any time soon.

Damn, the K3 does actually look really good, and so does the Pentax lens lineup (pdf).

The only think Pentax is missing is the super-telephoto, but at least you can get the old 400mm f/2.8 on the used market.

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