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Pentax Optio WG-2 Rugged Digital Camera

by Johan on February 9, 2012

Pentax Optio WG-2 Rugged Digital Camera

Pentax has unveiled the Optio WG-2 and Optio WG-2 GPS digital compact cameras. These rugged, waterproof, dustproof and shock-resistant models are ready for adventure in any outdoor setting. The Pentax Optio WG-2 family features a 16-megapixel CMOS backlit sensor, a 5x optical zoom, a 28mm wide angle lens, a 3-inch LCD display and the ability to capture 1080p Full HD video at 30fps. The Optio WG-2 GPS comes with GPS functionality for geotagging photographs. The Pentax Optio WG-2 and Optio WG-2 GPS are priced at $349.95 and $399.95, respectively. [Press Release]

Pentax K-01 By Marc Newson

by Johan on February 3, 2012

Pentax K-01 By Marc Newson

Designed by Marc Newson, the Pentax K-01 features a durable machined aluminum frame, a large 16-megapixel APS-C sized CMOS image sensor, a high-resolution 3-inch LCD display, Full HD 1080p video capture at 30fps with h.264 compression, an ISO range of 100-25,600 and a fast 6fps burst mode for fast-action photography. The camera is compatible with around 25+ million PENTAX K-mount lenses. Available in yellow, black and white, the Pentax K-01 by Marc Newson will be released in March 2012 for $749.95 (body only) and $899.95USD (lens kit including new DA 40mm XS). [Press Release]

Pentax Optio VS20 Compact Super Zoom Camera

by Isaiah on January 25, 2012


Pentax has unveiled another compact super zoom camera to its range called the Optio VS20. The camera sports a 16MP CCD image sensor, a 20x optical zoom lens, a 3.0-inch 460k dots LCD screen, a 16MB of internal memory, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot and 720p HD video recording capabilities (30fps). The Optio VS20 will start shipping next month for $249.95 in noble black and brilliant white color options. [DCResource]


Pentax has just added nine new limited edition color options to its K-r digital SLR camera line-up. These colors include pink, purple, blue, green, yellow, navy, metallic brown, gold and silver. Each new color kit will ship with an 18-55mm lens and will soon be available exclusively via [PhotographyBlog]

Cashback Promotions On Pentax Q And K-5

by Isaiah on November 1, 2011


For a limited time only, Pentax UK is offering you fantastic cashback promotions on both Pentax Q and K-5 cameras. You’ll receive 100 GBP cashback (about $159) on purchases of a new Pentax Q single or twin lens kit or 90 GBP cashback (about $143) on purchases of a new Pentax K-5 body or single lens kit. Both cashback promotions end on December 31st. [PhotographyBlog]

Pentax Optio RZ18 Compact Digicam

by Johan on September 12, 2011

Pentax Optio RZ18 Compact Digicam

Pentax comes back with its latest compact digital camera. Known as the Pentax Optio RZ18, the camera features a 16-megapixel sensor, a 18X optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-450mm), a 3-inch LCD with HVGA resolution, a 9-point autofocus with a 4cm super macro mode and widescreen 720p video capture at 30fps. What makes the Pentax Optio RZ18 special is that it has the latest version of the Pet mode that can recognize dog or cat’s face. Available in black, pearl white, or metallic orange, the Pentax Optio RZ18 will be released in October 2011 for $299.95 a pop. [Ubergizmo]

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