Category Archives: Pentax

Just announced: Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR camera

Pentax announced a new K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR. Looking at the key features, the new camera is identical to the “regular” K-3 model and it seems to just have a different grey color and matching battery grip. The price is $1399.95. Pentax already had a similar K-3 Premium Silver Limited Edition camera that is currently $200 […]

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Pentax XG-1 camera with 52x zoom officially announced

Ricoh Japan officially announced the previously rumored Pentax XG-1 camera. Here are the XG-1 specifications:

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Pentax XG-1 camera to replace the previous X5 model

Pentax will soon announce a new XG-1 camera (pictured above) that will replace the previous X5 model. Here are the leaked specifications:

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Pentax released firmware update v1.10 for the K-3 DSLR camera

Ricoh Japan released the previously rumored firmware update v1.10 for the K-3 DSLR camera. The new firmware is still not available on Ricoh USA website. Here is the change log:

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Pentax 645z, Hasselblad HV, Sony a7s and Sigma dp2 updates

The Pentax 645z medium format camera is now shipping and it currently in stock at Ace Photo (the old model is currently $2,000 off). The Hasselblad HV is also now shipping and is currently in stock. The Sony a7s camera is now in stock and B&H is offering a new trade-in program that can get you […]

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New firmware for the Pentax K-3 camera coming in July

Pentax will announce a new firmware update for the K-3 DSLR camera in early July that will include a fix for the mirror flutter problem and a new diffraction correction feature that is already available in the new 645z. Via Digicame-info Update: Adorama is currently offering up to $150 and $200 off the Pentax K-3. […]

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Pentax 645z medium format camera to start shipping on June 27th

The new Pentax 645z medium format camera (announcement | sample images | pre-order) will start shipping on June 27th according to Ricoh Imaging Japan. There is still no US release date for the 13 Pentax 645 medium format FA lenses (they were not available for sale in the US before).

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