Pictures and specs of the HD Pentax-D FA 24-70mm f/2.8ED SDM WR lens and Ricoh WG-40 camera

HD PENTAX-D FA 24-70mm F2.8 ED SDM WR lens
The new HD Pentax-D FA 24-70mm F2.8 ED SDM WR lens will be announced tomorrow (September 25). Here are the detailed specifications:

  • Lens construction: 17 elements in 12 group
  • 3 ED elements, 1 anomalous dispersion aspherical element, 3 aspherical elements
  • Ultrasonic motor
  • Weather proof design
  • HD coating
  • Zoom lock lever
  • Quick Shift Focus (QSF)
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.38m
  • Maximum magnification: 0.20x
  • Filter diameter: 82mm
  • 9 circular diaphragm aperture blades
  • Maximum diameter: 88.5mm
  • Total length: 109.5mm
  • Weight: 787g (812g with lens hood)
  • Release date: October 16, 2015
  • Suggested retail price in Japan: 226,800 yen including tax (around $1,900)

Ricoh Pentax WG-40 camera
Here are also the specs of the new Pentax Ricoh WG-40 waterproof camera (also to be announced tomorrow) that will replace the current WG-30 model:

  • Waterproof up till 14m
  • Drop impact resistance up till 1.6m
  • Optimized white balance
  • Underwater mode and an additional dedicated flash photography mode
  • Image finish to Ya (MIYABI)
  • The other specs are the same as the current WG-30 model

Via Digicame-info

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