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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...]
Ricoh has released a firmware update for the Pentax K-3. Firmware version 1.11 provides the following updates:
- Corrected – When shooting image after using the Built-in flash, Exif data of shutter speed is not updated on Version 1.10.
- Added automatic reset function when detecting rarely occur abnormal motion of the sequence.
(When automatic reset function is operated, latest setting will be reset)
You can download the latest firmware here on Ricoh’s website.
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...]
The new Pentax Q-S1 is the latest Q-series mirrorless camera. It retains the tiny compact-camera sensor and the interchangeable lens mirrorless format. As such, it holds the title as the smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera in the world.
The Pentax Q-S1 features a 12.4MP CMOS sensor with sensitivity ranging up to ISO 12,800 and sensor-based image stabilization. It also captures 1080/30p video and offers in-camera RAW processing and HDR. [Read more...]