pentax k20d

Pentax K20D

While the Pentax K-7 was just released and has the latest bells and whistles, it’s a tough pill for some to swallow at $1300.

B&H Photo is offering up the Pentax K20D for a stellar price of $629.95.  You can also pick up the Pentax K20D with a 18-55mm kit lens for $699.95.

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Pentax has released a firmware update for the K20D DSLR.  Version 1.03 is intended to address the following issue:

Improved the accuracy of SR (Shake Reduction) function.

The firmware is available for download on Pentax’s website.

For more news and reviews, see Photography Bay’s Pentax K20D Reviews and Resources.

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Pentax Drops Price on K20D

by on February 23, 2009

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Pentax has dropped the price of their K20D.  The new price of $800 for the body is what some might call a steal.  Details below. [click to continue…]

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Pentax has announced a price drop of its 14.6 megapixel flagship K20D.  The new lower price is $999.95, which is a steal given the feature set and image quality packed into this DSLR.  For more on the K20D, check out Photography Bay’s Pentax K20D Reviews and Resources.

Additionally, the waterproof Pentax Optio W60 is receiving a price cut to $299.95.

Both cameras are available for even less than these new retail prices at – Pentax K20DPentax Optio W60.

Press Release

PENTAX Imaging Company has announced significant savings on its flagship, award-winning digital SLR. Beginning Sunday, October 12, 2008, the price of the PENTAX K20D digital SLR camera body has dropped to $999.95. The full-featured, 14.6 megapixel, weather-resistant DSLR features a three-step dust reduction system, the PRIME image processor, fully customizable capture and control settings, and PENTAX developed Shake Reduction that works with any of the 25 million PENTAX lenses ever manufactured. More details are available at

PENTAX also reduced the price of the popular, rugged and waterproof PENTAX Optio W60 digital camera to $299.95. Lightweight and fully waterproof, the Optio W60 features 10 megapixels and a 5X zoom lens with 28mm wide-angle capability. The Optio W60 operates up to 13 feet underwater for two hours and at extreme temperatures well below freezing. More details are available at

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