Pentax K-3 Leaks Out

Pentax K-3

As the first image of the new Pentax K-3 has leaked out, it looks like Pentaxians will continue to be disappointed with no full frame DSLR. If this image is legit, then the Pentax K-3 is, in fact, an APS-C camera. Previously rumored specs suggested as much; however, this image just about puts the nail in the coffin for a full frame Pentax camera this year. [Read more...]

5 New HD Pentax DA Limited Lenses Announced

Pentax HD Lenses

Ricoh has announced 5 new HD Pentax DA Limited lenses for the Pentax K-mount lineup. The new lenses (gosh, they’re pretty) include the following:

About the new lenses: [Read more...]

Pentax Announces Entry-Level K-500 and Colorful K-50 DSLRs

Pentax K-50 Pink

Pentax has announced a pair of new DSLRs – the entry-level K-500 and mid-level K-50.

The K-50 features 81 weather seals and availability in 120 customizable color combinations. It is equipped with a 16.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor and captures 1080p HD video at 24, 25 or 30 fps.

The K-50 has sensor-based image stabilization, a 3-inch 921k-dot res LCD and is powered by either Li-Ion or AA batteries.  [Read more...]

Pentax Q7 Compact Interchangeable Lens Camera Unveiled

Pentax Q7

Pentax has announced its latest Q-mount camera – the Q7. The leading spec from Pentax is that the Q7 will be available in 120 color combinations.

Aesthetics aside, the Q7 features a 12.4MP 1/1.7″ backlit CMOS sensor and captures 1080p HD video at 24p or 30p. Additionally, the Q7 sports a 3-inch LCD at 460k-dot res and a max ISO 12,800 sensitivity setting. [Read more...]