March 02, 2012 at 07:32AM


Pentax K-5 silver special edition with a Marc Newson designed DA 40mm f/2.8 XS ultra-thin lens announced

As previously reported, Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation announced the Pentax K-5 silver special edition camera kit with a Marc Newson designed DA

February 08, 2012 at 06:23AM


Pentax will announce their 2012 plans at the CP+ show, here are the details

Those are the new products for 2012 Pentax is expected to announce at the CP+ show in Japan this week (Google translated):

Pentax smc …

February 03, 2012 at 12:33AM


Pentax K-mount lens roadmap for 2012 and 2013

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Pentax published their K-mount lens roadmap for 2012-2013. Here are the approximate focal lengths of the expected lenses:

50mm DA standard lens (2012)

18-200 DA high …

February 02, 2012 at 07:37PM


Pentax Ricoh Imaging Corporation introduces Pentax K-01 designed by Marc Newson

DENVER, CO February 2, 2012…When is a camera more than a photographer’s tool? The answer is when it’s an object designed by Marc Newson, one of the most …

January 31, 2012 at 03:31AM


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 …

January 26, 2012 at 07:33AM


The new Pentax Optio VS20 compact camera has two shutter release buttons

The new Optio VS20 point and shoot camera from Pentax has a second vertical shutter-release button with zoom lever for portrait oriented shooting. The rest of the specs: …

January 20, 2012 at 09:46AM


Canon 55-110mm f/2.0 lens patent

Canon filed a patent 2012-8344 in Japan for a 55-110mm f/2.0 zoom lens:

Release date: January 12th, 2012

Filing date: June 24th, 2010

Focal length: 55.5 – 112.2mm

Aperture: f/2.0

2x zoom

Half angle of …

January 20, 2012 at 12:03AM


Rumor: Pentax K-01 APS-C mirrorless camera to be announced next month

Rumors for a second mirrorless camera from Pentax are intensifying again. Here are the first detailed specs from digicame-info:

to be announced at CP+ show in Japan in …