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Pentax K-01 almost announced

I have been reporting rumors about a second Pentax APS-C sensor mirrorless camera for almost a year now and today the K-01 is finally official. I am pretty sure that this camera was initially scheduled for a 2011 announcement, but Ricoh’s acquisition of Pentax delayed the release. Here is the B&H press release for the K-01, they already have listed […]

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Pentax K-01 picture leaked, DA 40mm f/2.8 XS lens specs (UPDATED)

Th0se are the first pictures of the Pentax K-01 from the the Chinese forum xitek:

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Pentax K-01 US pricing

This is the US pricing for the upcoming Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera that will be announced in few hours: Pentax K-01 body only: $750 Pentax K-01 plus the new 40mm f/2.8 lens: $900

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Pentax K-01 to be announced on February 2nd, 2012

Penatx K-01 announcment

The Pentax K-01 camera is designed by Marc Newson and according to this press invitation received by stuff-review, the official announcement will be on February 2nd, 2012.

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This is how the Pentax K-01 should look like

This is how the Pentax K-10 mirrorless camera should like. Here is the recap of the rumored specs: K-mount Same sensor as in the K-5 (16.3MP) Will come with a new lens: DA 40mm f/2.8XS – the new lens will be less than 1 centimeter thick and it will work only with the new K-01 […]

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First leaked (partial) image of the Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera

This is the first partial image of the Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera from a Chinese forum (as seen on dpreview). Here is another crop, probably from the front of the camera:

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Few more Pentax K-01 details

Here are few more details on the upcoming Pentax K-01 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera: The camera is designed by a famous designer The new 40mm f/2.8 pancake lens is less than 1 centimeter thick and my understanding is that it will work only with the new K-01 body The Pentax K-01 and the 40mm lens are […]

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Some more Pentax rumors (full frame DSLR, mirrorless camera)

The Pentax full frame DSLR and mAPS-C mirrorless camera rumors are back. I received several new tips on those products. After it got acquired by Ricoh, Pentax is reportedly determined to provide a full range of cameras, including a new full frame DSLR and the upcoming K-01 APS-C mirrorless camera. A Ricoh representative  recently said that they “will plug a […]

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