Category Archives: Pentax

Report: Ricoh has no plans for a new mirrorless camera

A recent tweet from Kimio Tanaka indicated that Ricoh has no plans for a 24×36 or 645 mirrorless camera. Mr. Tanaka said that he speaks on behalf of Ricoh and is not expressing his own opinion. Kimio Tanaka is a Japanese photographer who has Ricoh/Pentax insider information and has a good record of reporting relevant […]

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HD PENTAX-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW still under development, expected in late 2020

Ricoh kind of confirmed the development of the HD PENTAX-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW DSLR full-frame lens for K-mount – the launch is expected in late 2020. Some additional specifications were released, but still no pricing:

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HD Pentax-D FA * 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens announcement leaked on a German website

The HD Pentax-D FA * 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens announcement leaked online on a German website (now removed) – the official announcement should be coming soon. Here is the translated text:

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Announced: HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm f/4 ED SDM WR lens

The previously rumored HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm f/4 ED SDM WR lens is now officially announced: Pre-order links: Adorama | B&H Additional information Sample photos Technical specifications and press release Lens design:

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More leaks of the HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm f/4 ED SDM WR lens

The upcoming HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm f/4 ED SDM WR lens is already listed at Amazon Spain:

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HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 lens to be announced next week

The new HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 lens is rumored to be announced next week, on or around Thursday, January 23rd. The lens will probably be based on the Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S. Via PentaxRumors

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More pictures of the upcoming flagship Pentax K APS-C DSLR camera

Two days ago Ricoh announced that they will announce a new flagship Pentax K DSLR camera with an APS-C sensor next year (2020). Here are some more pictures of the upcoming camera:

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