Monday, September 20, 2010

Your Reactions About the New K-5 and DA 18-135 WR Kit Lens?

As we have known that for quite some time now, the new body and lens have been announced. Just See the Official English Hoya Press Release Below:-

http://www.engadget.com/2010/09/20/pentax-k-5-brings-16-2mp-sensor-much-faster-af-and-enhanced/

w/ the Body Images Here

And the new lens is Here! DA 18-135/3.5-5.6 ED AL[IF] DC WR - Wow! Any Longer Suffixes?! :-0


(Source: http://www.videoaktiv.de/images/2010/Pentax/DA_18-135mm.jpg
@ http://www.videoaktiv.de/201009204913/News/Foto/Pentax-K-5-D-SLR-Kamera-mit-Full-HD.html)

From the Above, do note that it seems that this lens has Rear/Inner Focusing mechanism as the focusing ring is just at the rear..

Update (22:00 UTC+8): DPR posts their lens announcement with the K-5 announcement!

http://www.dpreview.com/news/1009/10092019pentax18135lens.asp

http://www.dpreview.com/news/1009/10092020pentaxk5preview.asp

Moreover, there is a first video interview at the www.fowa.it, uploaded at the YouTube:-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcnmEZQhX2s

Whilst you can find at the DPR for a brief hands-on preview here and a summary of most of the announcements and reactions at the 1001 Noisy Cameras eventually, I yet once again raise a poll here, just like what I did last time for the K-r and the "new" DAL 35/2.4 all plastic lens.

So, it's your take now, here it is!

What Do You Think About the New K-5 and Kit Lens (DA18-135WR)?
Excited (Very Interested)
No Feeling (Neutral)
Disappointed (Not Interested)
pollcode.com free polls
Poll Page URLs:-

Vote: http://poll.pollcode.com/lBV
Results: http://poll.pollcode.com/lBV_result

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