Why is an OM-D better than a Pentax K-5?

Started May 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
Sergey Borachev Veteran Member • Posts: 4,913
Re: Why do birds suddenly appear...


Sounds like it is open warfare, with Pentax die-hards coming to its defence.

Sure Pentax used to be an optics company and can make good lenses. I am not sure however how much of the original Pentax is left now, when spit out by Hoya. and sold only for $125 million to Ricoh. Patents got sold or transferred to others, staff slashed, experts/know-how and valuables stripped by Hoya, etc. And with another crazy price hike for its lenses, when they are already so high for a brand struggling to attract much needed new buyers, looks like suicide to me.

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