I wonder why K50 doesn't sell better vs competition

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I wonder why K50 doesn't sell better vs competition
Feb 1, 2014

I know a lot of it is down to market presence and maybe price.  But certainly not specification:

K50 =

Internal SR that gains up to 4 stops of shake reduction with any lens.

All stainless steel chassis

WR with operation temperature range = -10 to 40 degrees C

ISO 100-51200

1/6000 top shutter speed

Jpeg + Raw shooting

AF effective down to -1 Ev (same as Nikon D610)

6 frames per second

Nikon D3300 =

Not WR and operating temperature range is 0 to 40 degrees C

Polycarbonate body

ISO 100-12800

1/4000 top shutter speed

AF effective down to 0 Ev

5 frames per second burst shooting

It does cost around 100$ less as an advantage.

What do folks think?

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