Ricoh to announce HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8 and 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses

Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 lens HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f:2.8
The two prototype lenses that Ricoh displayed during the 2015 CES show will be announced on February 5th (pictured above):

  • HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8
  • Pentax-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6

Both lenses are full frame, giving all Pentax fans hope that a full frame DSLR camera should be coming soon.

Update - here are the HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens detailed specifications:

  • Dust and water sealed (sealing in 13 different places)
  • Image circle covers 35mm format (full frame lens)
  • New nanotechnology coating called "Aero Bright coating II"
  • HD coating
  • Two super ED, two ED and four low dispersion elements
  • Quick shift focus system selector: "QFS / A", "QFS / M", "MF"
  • "QFS / A" autofocus priority. "QFS / M" manual focus priority
  • DC motor
  • Circular aperture
  • 3-stage focus limiter
  • SP coating on the front lens
  • New removable tripod mount
  • Price in Japan: 260,000 yen with tax (around $2,200, expectUS price will be lower)

and the specs of the HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6ED DC AW lens:

  • Dust and water sealed (sealing in 21 different places)
  • Image circle covers the 35mm format (full frame lens)
  • HD coating
  • Three ED, one low dispersion element
  • Design for high megapixels sensor
  • Quick shift focus system selector: "QFS / A", "QFS / M", "MF"
  • "QFS / A" autofocus priority. "QFS / M" manual focus priority
  • Four places of the AF button (every 90 degrees to the lens barrel)
  • Focus preset mode for storing the focus position
  • AF Cancel fixing force the focus position in the continuous AF
  • DC motor
  • Zoom lock lever
  • Circular aperture
  • 3-stage focus limiter
  • SP coating on front element
  • New removable tripod mount
  • Price in Japan: 275,000 yen including tax (around $2,300)

Via Digicame-info

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