Pentax Austria confirms the release of the new Pentax K7D. It will be announced the third week in May.
There are a lot of speculations, 1.3 cropfactor, square sensor, video recording, new autofocus system… :)
What is certain the K7D is not a K20 successor but a completely new line of Pentax digital cameras.
UPDATE: The pentax K7D should have a pirce of 1.500 Euro and be able to use the new DA* lenses.
UPDTAE2: Probably with video recording? We will give you more information soon….
UPDTAE 3 ! Probale specs: 100% viewfinder, kind-of-metal-housing, hd-videomode, better, faster and more accurate af, 5-6fps, many little changes in order to improve ergonomy…”
UPDATE 4: French magazine “RÃ©ponses Photo” confirms new Pentax DSLR release for may.
A poster in a pentax forum writes “pentax is late comapring to canikon so this new item would be a DSLR that will “jump” a generation and will bring something new”
Then DA* 60-250 launch date is 24th of April!!!
UPDATE 5: There seems to be a Microphone hole opening on the head of the camera in front of the Hotshoe, which implies it is a video capable DSLR!
UPDATE 6: It is the May 21th!!! This is the day the camera wil be launched!
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