Pentax China Confirms FF DSLR and Pro APS-C body

Started Apr 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
paulkienitz Veteran Member • Posts: 5,306
Re: Full text of the interview is here.

Joseph Tainter wrote:

But perhaps they also have in development a digital version of something like the very nice FA 24-90, or some other normal zoom.

Anyway, I wouldn't consider lack of lenses to be a reason not to bring out a FF camera.

Yeah, all they really need right away is a pair of zooms, standard and tele.  Preferably, pro-grade f2.8 zooms.  Cheaper slow zooms can come later.  Then, one good wide prime, like 20mm.  The rest can take its time.

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