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Pentax Ricoh Imaging Corporation introduces Pentax K-01 designed by Marc Newson

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DENVER, CO February 2, 2012…When is a camera more than a photographer’s tool?  The answer is when it’s an object designed by Marc Newson, one of the most acclaimed and influential contemporary designers. PENTAX RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION introduces the Marc Newson designed PENTAX K-01* interchangeable lens camera (ILC).  The new PENTAX K-01 is another bold effort […]

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Pentax K-01 almost announced

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I have been reporting rumors about a second Pentax APS-C sensor mirrorless camera for almost a year now and today the K-01 is finally official. I am pretty sure that this camera was initially scheduled for a 2011 announcement, but Ricoh’s acquisition of Pentax delayed the release. Here is the B&H press release for the K-01, they already have listed […]

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Pentax K-01 picture leaked, DA 40mm f/2.8 XS lens specs (UPDATED)

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Th0se are the first pictures of the Pentax K-01 from the the Chinese forum xitek:

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Pentax K-01 US pricing

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This is the US pricing for the upcoming Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera that will be announced in few hours: Pentax K-01 body only: $750 Pentax K-01 plus the new 40mm f/2.8 lens: $900

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Pentax K-01 to be announced on February 2nd, 2012

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The Pentax K-01 camera is designed by Marc Newson and according to this press invitation received by stuff-review, the official announcement will be on February 2nd, 2012.

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This is how the Pentax K-01 should look like

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This is how the Pentax K-10 mirrorless camera should like. Here is the recap of the rumored specs: K-mount Same sensor as in the K-5 (16.3MP) Will come with a new lens: DA 40mm f/2.8XS – the new lens will be less than 1 centimeter thick and it will work only with the new K-01 […]

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First leaked (partial) image of the Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera

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This is the first partial image of the Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera from a Chinese forum (as seen on dpreview). Here is another crop, probably from the front of the camera:

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