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On article Epson announces VS220 and VS320 budget projectors (24 comments in total)
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HubertChen: A quick search for Projectors on newegg reveals that the best selling model is about the same price as the VS320, but deliver 720p. Now lets compare resolution by the numbers:
720p = 1280 x 720 = 0.92 Mega Pixel
XGA = 1024 x 768 = 0.79 Mega Pixel

Not an awful difference on paper. I have a projector. Once you gone through the pain of mounting and re-arranging your room, you will want to watch movies too. Movies are 16:9.

Lets do the math again on useful pixels for 16:9
720p = 0.92 Mega Pixel
XGA: = 0.59 Mega Pixel -> 64 % of useful pixels of 720p
References: 1024 / 16 * 9 = 576 vertical pixels. 1024 * 576 = 0.59 Mega Pixel

Dpreview: Why did you presented this projector out of the blue?
... see rest of question below:

He wrote this to help educate us. Many of us come to this site just for this kind of info

Link | Posted on Feb 16, 2013 at 09:27 UTC
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AngryCorgi: It's a WR K-01 with a pentaprism, higher max shutter speed, better ergonomics, and faster PD AF for only a $100 premium. So how are they going to sell any K-01s now? Or have they given up on that failed experiment in hideous design??

The K01 announces that Pentax is jumping into the Compact Mirrorless dslr market and, as expected, they need a couple production models to catch up with the competition. Im anxious to see what K02, or 03 become as they inherit K30 technology. A competitor to the Oly M5, but with an aps-c sensor. What about the coming Samsung NX310, Sony NEX9.
Because the K01 is woefully behind the competition it was smart to employ a famous designer. Although it doesn't appeal to me, I've hoped, and am glad for the K01... and K30

Link | Posted on May 22, 2012 at 19:14 UTC
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