Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition Unveiled

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Ricoh has announced a new Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition, which features a gunmetal gray finish with a matching BG-5 battery grip. There will be a limited run of only 2,000 units made. The kit also includes a exclusive black leather camera strap and 2 batteries.

The Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition retails for $1399.95 and ships in August 2014. Check it out here at Adorama.

Pentax K-3 Leaks Out

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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...]

Pentax K-3 Full Frame Camera Coming This Week?

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Recent rumors suggest that Pentax’s full frame K-3 DSLR may arrive this week on March 27. This comes after a photographer testing the new K-3 posted his early report on his Google+ profile, comparing the quality to cameras like the Nikon D800 and D4 or the Canon 5D Mark III and 1D X.

According to specs being tossed around, the Pentax K-3 will feature a 24MP full frame sensor and a max sensitivity up to ISO 102,400. The early report noted above says that noise “only starts showing up visibly at around ISO 6400.” [Read more...]