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Pentax K-5 II and K-30 DSLR cameras are now discontinued

The Pentax K-5 II and K-30 DSLR cameras are now listed as discontinued at B&H. The Pentax K-5 IIs version (without AA filter) is still available. The K-30 was announced in May 2012, the K-5 II came out in September 2012. The current Pentax DSLR lineup consists of the K-3 and K-50:

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Pentax announces Efina compact camera and firmware update 1.01 for K-5 II

As previously reported, Pentax announced Efina – a new compact camera and firmware update ver. 1.01 for the K-5 II which contains the following fixes (download link): Enabled contrast adjustment on Monitor (added contrast on LCD setting menu) Improved stability for general performance.

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DxOMark: Pentax K-5 II is currently the best APS-C camera

DxOMark published their test results for the Pentax K-5 II ($1,196.95) and the camera received the highest score in the APS-C category (including DSLR and mirrorless): “With an overall score of 82 the Pentax K-5 II (and its predecessor the K-5) are at the same level as the likes of the Canon EOS 5D MKIII, which scored 81. At the time […]

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Sony a99, Pentax K-5 II now shipping in the US

The Sony SLT-A99 and Pentax K-5 II/s cameras are currently shipping in the US and are in stock at B&H: Sony SLT-A99 (update: sold out already in stock again) Pentax K-5 II Pentax K-5 IIs

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Pentax K-5 II / K-5 IIs specifications

Here is a complete list of features and specifications for the Pentax K-5 II / K-5 of IIs DSLR camera (Google translation):

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Pentax Q10 specs, K-5 IIs without anti-aliasing filter

First, the detailed specs of the Pentax Q10 mirrorless camera: CMOS sensor’s new backside-illuminated 12.4 million effective pixels Reduce noise high sensitivity ISO100-6400 At 5 fps / five consecutive Burst (JPEG) Faster AF speed when using a telephoto lens and the dark AF face detection capable of recognizing up to 12 people Custom image function, digital filter […]

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New images of the Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs DSLR cameras

Few new images (better resolution) of the Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs DSLR cameras:

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