645Z - medium format for the masses - is there still a market for a D4x?

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Rick Knepper
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Medium Format is not about pixels
In reply to Canadianguy, 7 months ago

It's about sensor size. So, not sure what kind of linkage you are trying create. Otherwise, you could call a 24 MP D7100 full frame because it has more pixels than a D700.

Canadianguy wrote:

Pentax goes where Nikon and Canon seems to have retreated from...

It appears that Canon abandoned the 1Ds line and Nikon has been silent on a D3x replacement, also silent on the DX pro lines as well (e.g. 7D MKII / D400)

Pentax comes out with a K3 and now a 645D replacement with a price point that beats out all other MF manufacturers.

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/04/15/hands-on-with-the-pentax-645z/

Now if only they can get some new lenses out for this monster and the K3 - they should be in a good position to steal some market share from the big boys.

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