The new Pentax/Ricoh compact film camera will be announced this summer, this is what we know so far

Pentax/Ricoh just announced that the upcoming compact film camera will be officially released this summer (2024) and will be designed for vertical-position shooting, using a half-size format. Here is what we know so far:

  • Product name: to be announced
  • Launch schedule: projected for the summer of 2024
  • Price: to be announced
  • 35mm-format compact film camera
  • Designed for vertical-position shooting, using a half-size format in which two images are captured in a single frame of the film
  • Hand-wound film-advance mechanism using a winding lever and a rewinding crank
  • Manually set zone-focus system

Previous coverage of the upcoming Pentax/Ricoh film cameras can be found here:

Interview with the Pentax film camera project development team

The official Ricoh Imaging online store in Japan has started selling photographic film

Breaking news: Pentax is starting a new “Film Project” that could include the release of a new film camera

Sneak peek of the new Pentax film camera currently under development

Five Pentax compact 35mm film cameras Ricoh should bring back

Ricoh started a new Pentax Film Photography Instagram account and a Facebook page

Via PentaxRumors

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