Pentax has recently unveiled a new DSLR camera ‘K-70’ to its line-up. Combining an advanced feature-set with a compact form factor, this travel-friendly camera (w/ weather-resistant construction) boasts a 24.24MP APS-C CMOS sensor, a 3.0-inch 921k-dot Vari-Angle LCD monitor, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, a micro-USB 2.0 port, a micro-HDMI output port and built-in WiFi connectivity (compatible with O-GPS1).
Ricoh has introduced a trio of stunning special edition Pentax K-S1 digital SLR cameras called the Pentax K-S1 Sweets Collection. This new collection includes three new color ways – Strawberry Cake, Blue Cream Soda and Lime Pie, all of which incorporate white bodies accentuated with vibrant color accents. The white body camera is paired with a white lens (SMC DA L 18-55mm f3.5-5.6) to enhance the overall appearance. The Pentax K-S1 Sweets Collection comes with the exact same specs as the Pentax K-S1 editions. For availability, the Pentax K-S1 Sweets Collection will hit the market from mid November for 599.99 GBP (about $960). [Ricoh]
Pentax is reportedly preparing to ship their newest medium-format DSLR camera ‘645Z’ starting on June 27th for $8,499. First introduced back in April, the Pentax 645Z sports a 51.4MP CMOS sensor (43.8mm x 32.8mm), a 3.2-inch 1037k-dot tiltable air-gapless LCD, a Prime III image processor, ISO sensitivity range of 100-204,800, SAFOX II TTL 27 point autofocus system, Pentax Flucard and Eye-Fi compatible and 1080 Full HD 60i/30p/24p video capture. [Softpedia]
Pentax is proud to announce their newest medium-format DSLR camera, the 645Z. Featuring a weather sealed magnesium alloy body, the camera sports a 51.4MP CMOS sensor (43.8mm x 32.8mm), a 3.2-inch 1037k-dot tiltable air-gapless LCD, a Prime III image processor, ISO sensitivity range of 100-204,800, SAFOX II TTL 27 point autofocus system, Pentax Flucard and Eye-Fi compatible and 1080 Full HD 60i/30p/24p video capture. The Pentax 645Z will be available from May for 6,799.99 GBP (about $11,371) body only. [PhotographyBlog]
Ricoh Imaging Company has introduced a new DSLR camera to its range, the Pentax K-3. This user-friendly camera sports a 24MP APS-C CMOS image sensor, a 3.2-inch 1,037K-dot LCD monitor, an optical viewfinder, Pentax’s PRIME II imaging engine, dual SD card slots, a 27-point AF system, a new anti-aliasing simulator, a newly designed 86,000 pixel RGB light-metering sensor and 1080p Full HD video capture at 60fps. The Pentax K-3 will hit the market from November for 1,099.99 GBP / $1,769 (Body Only). [PhotographyBlog]
The all new Pentax Q7 compact system camera has just been priced in the UK. The body only will be sold for 369.99 GBP (about $563), while the single-lens kit will retail for 399.99 GBP (about $609), and finally the double-zoom kit that will cost 539.99 GBP (about $822). [PhotographyBlog]