Category Archives: Pentax

HD Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens announced, HD Pentax DA 11-18mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens delayed, updated roadmaps

The HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens is now officially announced. Pre-orders are now open at: B&H Adorama Amazon Ther MTF charts and the full press release can be found here. The technical specifications are available here. The HD PENTAX-DA★11-18mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens is now officially delayed until 2019. The updated […]

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New Pentax R01010 DSLR camera registered online

Today Ricoh registered a new Pentax camera under the code name R01010 with the Indonesian radiocommunications authority POSTEL. The camera is classified as a “Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera” (see second screenshot above, click for larger view). This filing could be for the rumored Pentax K-3 replacement. Update – the Pentax R01010 code is for the […]

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Ricoh GR II and Pentax K-3 replacements are coming

In an interview with Dpreiew, Ricoh executives confirmed that Ricoh GR II and Pentax K-3 replacements are coming without providing a timeline. The new GR model is rumored to be announced in September (most likely it will not be called “GR”). The company has no plans to release another camera like the mirrorless Pentax K-01. Their […]

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New HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 lens coming in Spring 2019

  There is a new lens on the updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmap Ricoh released yesterday: the HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 (the HD Pentax-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4 lens was already listed on the 2017 roadmap). Update: the new HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 lens will probably be based on the current Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO […]

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The latest Pentax updates (new TTL flash trigger, Pentax lenses, roadmaps and more)

Several Ricoh/Pentax related updates from PentaxRumors:

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Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera announced

The previously rumored Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera is now officially announced: Pre-order links: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon Product page Notice for upgrading your current K-1 to the Mark II version Press release Via PentaxRumors

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This is the new Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera

Here are the first pictures of the rumored Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera (see leaked technical specifications).

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