Category Archives: Ricoh

The new Ricoh GR III camera will be announced this week

The new Ricoh GR III camera will be announced this week. There are two separate events in China – one on Friday and one on Sunday. Several websites already published their hands-on reports with the new GRIII. The price is expected to be around €900 (the current GR II model is currently selling for $500). See also this Ricoh GR II vs. GR […]

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Ricoh announced two new lenses for Pentax K-mount: 11-18mm f/2.8 and 35mm f/2

Ricoh announced two new lenses for Pentax K-mount: HD Pentax-DA ★ 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens (Adorama | B&H) HD Pentax-FA 35mm f/2 lens (Adorama | B&H)

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Ricoh interview: new Pentax 645 under consideration, Pentax Q could still be alive, “surprise” expected this year (and more)

The latest copy of the Japanese magazine Nippon Camera has an interview with Ricoh/Pentax about their plans for 2019. Here is a recap:

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Ricoh interview: full-frame GR camera is not a good idea, a curved sensor was not considered for the GR III

Mobile01 interviewed Noguchi Hiroshi from Ricoh (general manager of the Smart Vision Business Division, Camera Division, and Product Planning Department) on the upcoming Ricoh GR III camera. Here is the recap PentaxRumors published yesterday: Ricoh can put a full frame sensor in the GR and make it about the same size as the GR III, but there […]

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What else is new? (the latest Pentax/Ricoh news)

A quick update on the latest Pentax/Ricoh news:

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Updated list of registered but not yet officially announced cameras

  The 2018 Photokina show is now over and here is an updated list of registered but not yet officially announced cameras:

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Rumors: the next Zenit camera could be based on a… Pentax DSLR

Two days ago I reported that Zenit will announce new Nikon and Canon lenses and a new Zenit camera in 2019. I received some information that the next Zenit camera could be a DSLR and they could be working together with Ricoh on the development (rebadged Pentax K-1 maybe, just like the Zenit M is a […]

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