The promise of the new Pentax K-30: The toughest, fastest DSLR that won't break your bank. We just tried it out for the first time, and so far we're impressed. An $850 DSLR body shouldn't feel this good.
Camera makers have been cramming professional quality imaging into a budget (sub-$1000) packages for years. One of the disadvantages of these cameras is that they're not as resilient as their $3000 counterparts. The Pentax K-30 aims to change that.