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Rumors: the Pentax full frame DSLR camera to start shipping in October with a 2,000 Euros price tag

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Tiendapentaxeros reports that the Pentax full frame DSLR camera is supposed to start shipping in October this year with a 2,000 Euros price tag (around $2,200, US prices are usually lower). Ricehigh believes that this information is correct since Tiendapentaxeros has a very good connection with Pentax headquarter.

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Pentax K-S2 camera now shipping, currently in stock

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The latest Pentax K-S2 DSLR camera is now shipping. Most kits are currently in stock.

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The rest of the new Pentax full frame K-mount DSLR camera *UPDATED*

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When Ricoh officially announced the development of the new Pentax full frame K-mount DSLR camera, the press release only included a picture from the front of the camera. A prototype of the latest Pentax DSLR is currently on display at the CP+ show in Japan – here are few additional images from all sides:

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Ricoh/Pentax 2015 updated lens roadmaps for Q, K and 645 mounts *UPDATED*

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Ricoh/Pentax released updated lens roadmaps for their Q, K and 645 mounts (click for larger view):

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Pentax K-S2 and Ricoh WG-5 cameras, HD DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE lens, AF201FG flash, officially announced

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Pentax officially announced their new K-S2 camera, HD Pentax-DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE lens and AF201FG flash: Pentax K-S2 camera (available in different colors and lens combinations) HD Pentax-DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE lens Pentax AF201FG flash Ricoh WG-5 (available also in orange) Pentax K-S2 basic specs: 20 megapixel, AA Filter-less CMOS sensor Built-in WiFi connectivity […]

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Pentax K-S2 camera, HD Pentax-DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE lens specifications

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As reported few days ago, this week Pentax will announce a new K-S2 camera, 18-50mm f/4-5.6 lens and AF201FG flash. Here are Pentax K-S2 camera specifications: 20.12 million pixel CMOS sensor (no low-pass filter) Image processing engine: PRIME MII Dust and water sealed in 100 places Dual dial Full HD video 77 segment metering LCD vari-angle screen AF […]

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Ricoh to reveal new pixel/sensor shift technology for the Pentax full frame DSLR camera

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Next week Ricoh/Pentax will have a technical presentation at the CP+ show for a new “super-resolution” technology based on pixel/sensor shift by using the sensor’s image stabilization. While Hassleblad (H5D) and Olympus (E-M5 Mark II) have used similar solutions in their cameras, the Ricoh/Pentax implementation will be slightly different. This new “super-resolution” tech will be implemented in future Ricoh/Pentax cameras, […]

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What else is new?

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→ Adobe released Lightroom Mobile version 1.3 for iOS (direct iTunes link | Google Play). → The Hasselblad H5D-50 medium format camera is now $750 off. → Short life: the Pentax D FA 645 25mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM AW lens that was announced in 2012 is now listed as discontinued at B&H and on the Pentax official website. […]

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Pentax K-S2 camera, 18-50mm f/4-5.6 lens and AF201FG flash still to be announced

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I already mentioned that Ricoh/Pentax will announce more products for the CP+ next week. Here is the list: Pentax K-S2 (replacement for the K-S1 model?) with a smc PENTAX-DA L 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE kit lens HD PENTAX-DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE (sold separately) New Pentax AF201FG flash with a guide number of 66′ […]

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Rumored Pentax full frame DSLR camera specifications

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I received a set of rumored specifications for the new Pentax full frame K-mount DSLR camera that got revealed yesterday:

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