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...]
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:
- HD PENTAX DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 70mm F2.4 Limited
About the new lenses: [Read more...]
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 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...]
It looks like a retailer has leaked the upcoming Pentax K-50 online, complete with specifications for the 16MP APS-C DLSR. The camera looks to be a entry-level shooter priced at €699 in Europe (a guess at US pricing would be in the $700-$900 range with kit lens) and should replace the Pentax K30. [Read more...]