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Pentax K-3 Mark III Review (Pentaxforums): “this is one heck of a camera”

Pentaxforums has just posted a full review of the newly released PENTAX K-3 Mark III (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama). They tested this new camera and found such pros: Superb build quality, true to Pentax ethos, surprisingly compact, Fully weather sealed, Bright and largest ever (for an APS-C) viewfinder, solid information overlay, Vastly improved AF engine, Stellar sensor performance with excellent noise management, dynamic range, Pixel shift delivers amazing detail, Improved movie mode with 4K, SR, focus peaking and continuous AF, Touchscreen operation present everywhere, works well, Effective stabilization, works with any lens, Robust live view mode, Best backward-compatibility of any Pentax camera, Customizable user interface, Versatile LCD with outdoor view setting , Durable weather-sealed construction, Class-leading shutter durability (300,000), USB-C interface for charging and file transfer and Solid Wi-Fi experience. Continue reading

Pentax K-3 Mark III Officially Announced, Priced $1,999.95

Ricoh has just officially announced the new PENTAX K-3 Mark III. It is a mid-sized DSLR with a 25.7MP BSI-CMOS sensor, in-body image stabilization, and an all-new optical viewfinder. The viewfinder offers a large 0.7x (equivalent) magnification and has composition and shooting data on a transparent panel. The camera has a fixed 3.2″ touchscreen with 1.62 million dots. This new camera costs $1,999.95,  and can be pre-ordered at Ricoh Imaging-authorized retail outlets starting on April 6 at 5 p.m.  Continue reading