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Pentax K-r discontinued

After the Pentax K-r body was listed as discontinued at B&H, today Pentax Japan officially confirmed on Twitter that orders for the K-r will not be accepted after December 9, 2011. It will be interesting to see if Pentax (now owned by Ricoh) will release a replacement during the PMA show in early January 2012. Currently all Pentax K-r versions […]

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Pentax K-r (body only) listed as discontinued

The Pentax K-r body only is listed as discontinued at B&H. Back in September there were some rumors about a new Pentax DSLR, but later a Pentax rep confirmed that there will be no new cameras announced in 2011. Via Pentaxforums

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Pentax K-r Rilakkuma limited edition camera

Today Pentax announced in Japan the Rilakkuma limited edition K-r camera. Only 1000 pieces will be released on July 8th, 2011 for the price of 94,500 Yen (around 1150 USD). Rilakkuma is a popular bear character in Japan. More images:

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Pentax K-r, DA 35mm 1:2.4 lens, Pentax Optio RS1000 and RZ10 cameras now official

Pentax announced their new K-r model DSLR, a new DA 35mm 1:2.4 prime lens and two point and shoot cameras: Pentax Optio RS1000 and RZ10. Pentax K-r is currently available for pre-order on Amazon in different colors and lens combinations. Full press release can be found at Photographybay. Hands-on preview is available on dpreview and in the two […]

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For tomorrow: Pentax K-r, DA 35mm f/2.4 AL lens and two Optio cameras

Update: the Pentax K-r link is already live, but password protected, try it: http://www.camera-pentax.jp/k-r (via ci) Tomorrow (September 10th.) Pentax will announce: Pentax K-r:  12.4 MP CMOS sensor, Safox IX AF module, 6 im/s in JPEG mode, 96% 0.85x pentamirror viewfinder, 3″ 921,000 dots LCD screen, Li-ion battery with optional AA-batteries adapter, infra-red data transmission; […]

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Pentax K-5 and K-r specs

Pentax K-5 – new Pentax flagship model: 16 Megapixel Sensor Maximum expanded ISO of 25600 7 frames per second To be officially announced on September 20th To be released in October, 2010 $1600 suggested retail price Serious-amateur/professional use Pentax K-r: 12 Mexapixel Sensor 6 frames per second Up to 120 color combinations: 10 body colors, […]

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New Pentax DSLR on September 9th, 2010

This is just another confirmation of the September 9th, 2010 announcement of a new Pentax DSLR (or maybe DSLRs): Sankeibiz via Informationondigitalcamera

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Pentax announcement on September 9th

Pentax is expected to announce at least one new DSLR camera and at least one prime lens plus two compact cameras on September 9th, 2010. There could be an additional announcement during, or just before Photokina. Pentax is expected to announce new K-5 and K-r models and potentially a new EVIL camera for Photokina this […]

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