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:
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The Pentax D FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro lens is available with a $100 instant rebate through July 31. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Several Pentax K-30 configurations now have instant rebates at up to $300 off. These deals expire July 5. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.
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. [click to continue…]
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. [click to continue…]
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. [click to continue…]