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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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