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Ricoh/Pentax full frame camera rumors

Pentax Russia gave some new information on their upcoming full frame DSLR camera in a recent interview with penta-club.ru (via Pentaxforums):

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Rumors: full frame Pentax DSLR, K-3 specs and a new DA 18-70mm f/2.8 lens

The above picture comes form the Chinese forum xitek and it looks like a Pentax DSLR camera with a full frame mirror box (I changed the brightness of the second image for a better view). For comparison, this is the APC-S sized mirror box of the Pentax K-5: What do you think – real or fake? […]

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Pentax have not given up on a full frame camera

In a recent interview, Pentax/Ricoh executive Mr. Kawauchi confirmed that the company is still working on a full frame camera: Q: Now, what’s going on for the Pentax Full Frame thing? A: Our development team is still working on it and the project is not aborted. Via Ricehigh

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Pentax working on a new professional APS-C based camera

In a recent interview, the Managing Director and General Manager of Pentax Ricoh China made some interesting statement, including the development of a new professional APS-C based Pentax camera. Mr. Tomoyoshi Shibata also confirmed that Pentax is working on a full frame DSLR camera that will be different than anything else available today. PCPop via Ricehigh

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Pentax full frame DSLR camera is coming, but not tomorrow

Ok, it seems that the rumors I reported in my last Pentax post were bogus, but this doesn’t change the fact that a full frame Pentax DSLR camera is coming soon – see yesterday’s tweet from Pentax Australia. Last year Pentax Australia also tried to convince their Twitter audience that “good things are coming”.

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Pentax K-3 24MP full frame camera announcement on March 27th?

Few weeks ago I reported that Pentax is going to soon introduce several new DSLR cameras as early as this month. RiceHigh received some information that the 24MP Pentax K-3 full frame camera will be announced next week on March 27. In another post, RiceHigh reports about photographer Mike Svitek who has posted this on hig g+ […]

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Pentax confirms their full frame DSLR camera plans (again) *UPDATED*

Tokina employees confirmed that a new Pentax full frame DSLR camera is under development and prototypes already exist. It seems that Pentax also confirmed their full frame DSLR camera plans in an interview with PentaxForums. Rumors about a full frame Pentax DSLR camera has been circulating since 2009. Update: here is the video clip from the interview with […]

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