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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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Pentax full frame camera in the news again

The Japanese online magazine Impress interviewed the head of Pentax Ricoh Product Development who said that “a new set of 35mm full frame specifications is being formulated and that new moire removal algorithms are being developed as new in-camera function (which the K-5IIs doesn’t have). Besides, a Ricoh brand new camera will come.”

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Pentax talks full frame again

DC.Watch published an interview with Pentax Japan development chief Toshiyuki Kitazawa. The direct Google translation is difficult to understand, but p1racephotography.com published several quotes from the interview confirming that the company is working on a full frame DSLR camera that will probably be released after 2013:

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The megapixels war is over, sensor size war is just starting up

The Verge published a nice video recap from Photokina: the megapixels war is over, sensor size war is just starting up. Some of the new cameras announced at Photokina 2012, like the Nikon D600, Canon 6D, Leica M-E, Sony RX1 show a new trend: many manufacturers are producing smaller and “more affordable” full frame cameras. Several companies […]

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Pentax “found some issues and challenges” but “continuing to develop full frame technologies”

In a recent Photokina interview, IR asked Pentax representatives about their position on a potential full frame DSLR camera: Q: Where do you see the role for full-frame generally and then in particular with respect to Pentax? A: It’s a very difficult question. Everybody is asking us about how Pentax is approaching full frame products. As always, […]

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Rumor: Pentax K-3 full frame DSLR camera at Photokina

A German photography magazine is reporting about a possible Photokina appearance of a full frame DSLR camera from Pentax called K-3:

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Pentax Australia: “good things are coming”

Pentax Australia promised on Twitter (via Pentaxforums) that “good things are coming” in reference to a question about a full frame Pentax DSLR camera. The company is expected to have 9 new press releases next week. Rumors are circulating about a Pentax 645D replacement, a new Pentax K-3 APS-C DSLR and the introduction of the DA 560mm f/5.6 lens.

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