Pentax Announces K20D Price Drop

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 Amazon.com – 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 www.pentaxslr.com.

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 www.h20camera.com.