Category Archives: Pentax

New Ricoh WG-M1 camera listed on Indonesian Communication Agency website

The Indonesian Communication Agency has a new listings on their website for a Ricoh WG-M1 camera. This new model will most likely replace the already discontinued Pentax Optio WG-1. It will be interesting to see if they will really change the name from Pentax to Ricoh. Via Digicame-info See the updated Photokina 2014 rumors roundup.

Ricoh WG-M1 camera
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Photokina 2014 rumors roundup *UPDATED*

Update: this post has been updated multiple times to reflect the latest Photokina rumors. As you have probably already noticed, I do not post every single rumor that circulates on the Internet for the very simple reason that many websites just post unreliable information and in many cases just plain nonsense. Here is a quick recap […]

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All the colors of the upcoming Pentax K-S1 camera

A reader sent me this picture of the different colors for the upcoming Pentax K-S1 camera – a larger version can be found here. Update: here is a translated explanation of the green LEDs on the camera’s grip:

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Pentax K-S1 camera specifications

Those are the specifications of the Pentax K-S1 camera:

Pentax K-S1 camera white
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This is the upcoming Pentax K-S1 DSLR camera

Those are the first images of the upcoming Pentax K-S1 DSLR camera (not to be confused with the Pentax Q-S1 mirrorless camera). There are no rumored specifications for now and the green LED on the grip are mystery (any ideas?). Via Digicame-info

Pentax K-S1 DSLR camera
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The latest patents from Pentax, Ricoh, Olympus and Canon

→ Pentax/Ricoh filed a patent for on-sensor PDAF (phase detection focusing system) implemented using sensor shift via the shake reduction system. → Olympus patented a new “water splash” mode where the camera will be triggered by splashed water. → Pentax/Ricoh field a patent for a 80-160mm f/4.5 medium format lens for the Pentax 645 system (50-100mm equivalent). → […]

Pentax Ricoh PDAF sensor shift patent
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Pentax HD DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5ED AW SR wide-angle medium format zoom lens officially announced

In addition to the Q-S1, Pentax also announced the HD DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR wide-angle medium format zoom lens that leaked earlier today. The price is $4999.95 (available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama). Here is the press release:

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