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Pentax NC-1 next week, Pentax Q in August

Nikkei.com reports, based on information from Hoya Corporation, that Pentax will be releasing a new mirrorless interchangeable camera this summer to compete with the existing mirrorless solutions from Sony and Panasonic. This information is probably for the rumored Pentax Q mirrorless camera that will be announced in August, 2011.

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Pentax mirrorless camera to be announced on June 23?

According to digicame-info, Hoya corporation will have a press conference on June 23rd, 2011 at 1:00pm in Japan and will announce a “digital camera with world’s smallest interchangeable lens”.

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Pentax Q interchangeable lens camera will be announced in August

PENTAX Q I received some information from Europe about the second interchangeable lens camera called Pentax Q, expected to be announced in August 2011. Those are the specs: 12MP backlit sensor HD movie recording (720p) RAW capabilities Available in tow color: black and white Vary small and compact in size Price around 700 EUR Several lenses will be announced […]

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Pentax NC-1 mirrorless camera kit will be priced around $600

I received some information on the US pricing of the upcoming Pentax NC-1 mirrorless camera – the kit with one lens will have a MSRP in the $600 range. More lenses are expected to be released later in the year. Pentax already showed a teaser for their new mirrorless camera at a recent trade show in […]

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Two new Pentax interchangeable lens cameras in the next few months

At a recent exhibition, a representative from Pentax Russia made this comment on their two upcoming cameras with interchangeable lenses: “A company representative Anton Melnikov commented on plans to produce mirrorless Pentax cameras. The first camera based on APS-C sensor will be released until September this year. It is based on the K bayonet and maintains the […]

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No full frame DSLR camera from Pentax any time soon

Some interesting points form a recent interview with Pentax representatives in China: A full frame Pentax DSLR is currently not needed since the medium format 645D camera can satisfy the need for better image quality. Pentax is not completely eliminating the full frame option and can reconsider their position if there is a significant need for such camera on the market. […]

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Pentax starts new camera teaser campaign

At a Chinese trade show, Pentax showed a teaser of an upcoming camera, covered by a black cloth. Reportedly, the new product is suppose to be “more important” than a regular point and shoot camera. Pentax is expected to release two new interchangeable lenses compact cameras this summer, one will be mirrorless (NC-1) and the other will […]

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