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Pentax K-01 Marc Newson camera resurrected in blue and white colors

After the price of the Pentax K-01 camera designed by Marc Newson dropped in half and was later officially discontinued, Pentax Japan announced today a new blue and white colored K-01 model. In the press release Pentax mentioned that this new model was released because of increase demand (probably in Japan). B&H still has few two lens K-01 kits that […]

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Pentax K-01 listed as discontinued one year after announcement

The Pentax K-01 fame was short-lived – one year after the camera was announced and few months after the price dropped in half, Pentax Japan officially listed the K-01 as discontinued on their website. I doubt that there will be a replacement.

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Pentax K-01 and Panasonic LX5 now selling at half price

The prices of the Pentax K-01 and Panasonic LX5 cameras are now reduced in half: $346.95 for Pentax K-10 body only (original price: $749.95) $249.95 for the Panasonic LX5 (original price: $499.95) The LX5 is already replaced by the LX7, but why the K-01 price drop nine months after the camera was announced? Poor sales or a […]

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Pentax K-01 now shipping

The Pentax K-01 is now shipping in limited quantities in the US (update: B&H and AcePhoto also has some in stock). Unboxing video: Here are the results of the poll posted here few weeks ago:

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Expected shipping dates for some newly announced products *UPDATED*

Many new products were announced in the past few weeks. Here is a quick update on the expected availability dates for some of the more popular items: Olympus OM-D E-M5: April 10, 2012 Fuji X-Pro1: March 20 7, 2012 Pentax K-01: March 29, 2012 Sony 500mm f/4.0G lens: April 23, 2012 Canon PowerShot G1x: March 5, […]

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Pentax K-01 poll: love it or hate it?

Just curious to find out your opinion on the new Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera in this poll: Pentax K-01

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Pentax K-01 now available for pre-order

The Pentax K-01 is now available for pre-order at B&H. Here are the Amazon and Adorama listings: Pentax K-01 with 40mm f/2.8 lens (black) Pentax K-01 with 40mm f/2.8 lens (white) Pentax K-01 with 40mm f/2.8 lens (yellow)

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