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Pentax to announce another cheaper mirrorless camera


Nikkei.com reported that Ricoh Pentax will announce another low-priced miorrorless camera (priced at  ¥50,000, around $600). Pentax already has the entry level Q model and the recently announced K-01 mirrorless camera, while Ricoh has the mirrorless GXR system. Via Digicame-info

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Rumor: Pentax K-01 APS-C mirrorless camera to be announced next month


Rumors for a second mirrorless camera from Pentax are intensifying again. Here are the first detailed specs from digicame-info: to be announced at CP+ show in Japan in early February the model name is K-01 K-mount will come with a new lens: DA 40mm f/2.8XS there will be three new lenses three different colors: Black & white body color, […]

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New Ricoh GXR body with rotating LCD, Pentax K-mount GXR unit


Soem readers asked me why I did not cover Pentax in my  CES coverage last week. The problem was that Pentax was part of the PMA@CES exhibition that was at a different location and was surprisingly quiet – there were only 3 people at the Pentax booth when I got there. The Ricoh/Pentax news from […]

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Rumors about a second mirrorless camera from Pentax are back


The website p3newsreviews reported that they spotted a “rugged appearing, possibly mirrorless, viewfinderless camera sporting what looked like a k-mount limited or pancake lens” at CES.

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Ricoh is working on a new mirrorless camera developed by Pentax

From the beginning of 2011, the rumors were that Pentax will announce two mirrorless cameras. As the months passed by, the chance of a second mirrorless system diminished, even though rumors continued to flow. My guess three weeks ago was that Ricoh’s purchase of Pentax did put the plans for second mirrorless camera on hold. Yesterday TMCNet published this unusual press […]

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