What is the best alternative to Pentax K-1?
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Nikon is a horrible value proposition. At this writing, the Nikon D810 sells for $2796 (body only) at B&H. Meanwhile, B&H also sells the Pentax K-1 (body only) for $1896. That's $900 less. Truthfully, 99% of DSLR purchasers are not capable of maxing out the capabilities of either of these magnificent cameras. So, if you are part of that 1%, go ahead and get the Nikon. Everyone else should be getting the Pentax (and an FA 31, which you can now afford because you didn't get the Nikon). See More
D5 has 153 AF points of which you can select 55. 99 AF points are cross-type (of which 35 are selectable). 15 AF points work with f/8 lenses (of which 9 are selectable). The autofocus works down to LV -4. Autofocus is amazingly fast at 14 frames per second with top of the class accuracy (in tests performed by Tony Northrup it was only second to 1DX Mark II in terms of how many shots were in focus having just 6% fewer of shots be in focus). See More
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