Pentax K3 rumor from the plant... shhh...

Started Sep 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
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klavrack Contributing Member • Posts: 581
Re: sooner or later

Gary Martin wrote:

Unless it's a *substantial* upgrade, I would rather it come later. Pentax/Ricoh needs to make a strong case for APS-C in the next generation, with the latest Micro4/3 sensors getting closer to the last generation of APS-C imagers. The successor to the K-5 needs to have as big of a jump in image quality that the K-5 did over the K-20/K-7. The Nikon D7100 wasn't a big enough jump, IMO; I hope Pentax can top them. And if they do, they will sell lots of cameras. If they don't, then it will be just another incremental upgrade and they will only maintain but not grow market share.

Their target needs to be the rumored D400 and D610.  Make buyers choose between the sensor advantages of a D610 and the size/performance speed of a top-tier APS-C.

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