Pentax has officially unveiled the new K-7 DSLR. After a series of leaks, we now have all the facts on this new 14.6 megapixel shooter. In addition to shooting 720p video, it offers an intriguing HDR mode, which produces one composite image from a series of 3 bracketed exposures. The Pentax K-7 will carry a retail price tag of $1299.95 for the body only and should be available in July 2009.
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In addition to the K-7, Pentax has also introduced two new weather-resistant lenses: the DA 18-55mm at $199.95 and the DA 50-200mm at $249.95.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]