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→ Sony quietly announced new G Series XQD version 2 memory cards (priced between $163.50 and $799.95). → The Pentax K-5 IIs DSLR camera is now $300 off. Check out also the latest lens discounts. → The Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera is now shipping and is currently in stock. → DxO OpticsPro 10 released (you […]

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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

Pentax Efina

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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