Pentax K-S1 Mid-Level DSLR Announced

Pentax K-S1

The Pentax K-S1 is a new mid-range DLSR built around several of the solid technologies inside the Pentax K-3. In a world seemingly dominated by the resurgence of the retro design, Pentax has gone the opposite way with a modern design and a user interface that is designed with the mobile generation in mind.

The K-S1 features a 20MP APS-C sensor with a sensitivity range up to ISO 51,200. Additionally, the camera sports sensor-based shake reduction and 5.4 frames per second. [Read more...]

Pentax K-S1 Leaks Out

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These are freshly leaked images of the upcoming Pentax K-S1. There are no rumored or leaked specifications for the camera yet; however, it appears to be an entry-level camera with a compact body and APS-C sensor.

It has some colorful lights on the grip, along with an interesting placement of the mode dial on the rear and another bright light highlighting the center button of the mode dial. [Read more...]