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Ricoh announces Pentax KP weathersealed DSLR

Ricoh has officially unveiled the Pentax KP camera on January 26, as expected. This is a weathersealed DSLR with impressive low-light capabilities, that is also capable of shooting super-high-resolution photos. It is a nifty camera that has plenty of tools to make it worthwhile. Find out more in our article!

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Pentax K-70 DSLR and 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 lens announced

Following the recent rumors, Ricoh has just unveiled the Pentax K-70 DSLR and the HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens. The camera and the zoom optic have had their specifications and prices confirmed, while the release date details will become official in the second half of this year.

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Comprehensive Pentax K-70 specs list leaked

Ricoh is on the verge of introducing a new Pentax-branded DSLR. People familiar with the matter have managed to leak the specifications of an unannounced Pentax K-70 camera. Judging by the amount of leaked details, the device will surely be unveiled soon. Here is what we know about it!

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Pentax K-70 DSLR likely coming at Photokina 2016

We are preparing for a busy summer regarding camera and lens rumors, albeit a quiet one in terms of official announcements. Photokina 2016 is on its way and one DSLR that will likely show up at this event is Pentax K-70, which has been registered by Ricoh on the website of South Korea’s Radio Research Agency.

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Ricoh patents Pentax 200mm f/2.8 ED IF DC lens

As the Pentax full-frame DSLR camera is on its way, Ricoh is preparing the launch of a telephoto prime lens for APS-C-sized DSLRs. The company has patented a Ricoh-branded 200mm f/2.8 ED IF DC lens for such cameras, an optic that would provide a very high image quality when it becomes available.

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Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR camera revealed by Ricoh

Well, it is finally here after a huge number of delays. We are talking, of course, about the Pentax K-1, the first Pentax-branded full-frame DSLR. It has been announced by Ricoh, the brand’s parent company, and it has been introduced along with a couple of zoom lenses that can cover a full-frame sensor.

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Ricoh WG-40 camera and Pentax 24-70mm f/2.8 lens coming soon

The rumor mill has managed to get a hold of important information before one of Ricoh’s announcements which will take place soon. The Ricoh WG-40 / WG-40W compact cameras and the HD Pentax-D FA 24-70mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR lens have been leaked online ahead of their purported September 25 launch event.

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Pentax full-frame camera to feature Sony sensor and high-res mode

Pentax will release a DSLR camera will a full-frame image sensor later this year. The device has returned to the rumor mill and it appears that it will come packed with a 36.4-megapixel sensor made by Sony. Additionally, the Pentax full-frame camera will employ Sony’s upcoming high-resolution photography mode.

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Pentax K-3 II unveiled with built-in GPS instead of pop-up flash

Once again, the rumors have turned out to be true! Ricoh has just taken the wraps off of the Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera which comes packed with some differences when compared to its predecessor. The new K-3 II employs a Pixel Shift Resolution mode that shifts the sensor in order to capture higher-quality images among others.

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More Pentax K-3 II specs, details, and photos revealed

The full Pentax K-3 II specs list has just been leaked on the web along with more photos of the DSLR. Recently, the rumor mill has revealed a single shot of the camera, but now the gossip talks have revealed more images, while confirming the Pentax K-3 replacement’s official announcement date: April 23.

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First Pentax K-3 II photo leaked before official launch event

Ricoh may be on the verge of announcing a new Pentax-branded DSLR. The rumor mill has leaked the first Pentax K-3 II photo, which is known to preface the introduction of a product. The brand new K-3 II seems to have a similar design to its predecessor, but you should refrain from conclusions before the official launch event!

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Ricoh 16.4-500mm f/4-6.7 lens with DO element patented

Ricoh has patented one of the most interesting lenses of recent times. The optic in question consists of a Ricoh 16.4-500mm f/4-6.7 lens, which comes packed with a built-in diffractive optics element and a 2x extender. The latter is capable of providing a staggering 35mm focal length equivalent of 5600mm.

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Pentax full frame DSLR release date and price details leaked

After announcing the development of a Pentax-branded DSLR with a full frame image sensor, Ricoh has forgotten all about revealing more information about the camera. Thankfully, such things are usually leaked and this is the case with the Pentax full frame DSLR release date and price details, which have showed up on the web.

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Pentax 18mm f/2.8 Macro lens patented for mirrorless cameras

After updating the roadmaps for all Pentax-branded lens mounts at CP+ 2015, Ricoh has patented a new lens, which could describe one of the models found in one of the roadmaps. The Pentax 18mm f/2.8 Macro lens has been patented and it describes an optic made for Q-mount mirrorless cameras with 1/1.7-inch-type sensors.

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Updated Pentax lens 2015 roadmap announced at CP+ 2015

The CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015 is underway in Yokohama, Japan and Ricoh has joined the event in order to make a few announcements. The company has released an updated Pentax lens 2015 roadmap, which reveals the new lenses that will become available soon for K-mount, 645-mount, and Q-mount cameras.

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HD Pentax DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE lens unveiled

Ricoh is preparing for the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015 with another record-breaking product. After announcing the world’s smallest weathersealed DSLR, the Pentax K-S2, the company has introduced the HD Pentax DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE lens, which is the world’s shortest standard zoom lens.

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Pentax K-S2 becomes world’s smallest weathersealed DSLR

Ricoh returns with another event full of Pentax-branded product announcements. The new Pentax K-S2 has just become the world’s smallest weathersealed DSLR camera. The K-S2 is based on the original K-S1, but the new model comes without its predecessor’s uncanny LED illumination system and with a traditional design.

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Pentax full frame DSLR specs list to include high-res mode?

Ricoh has confirmed that it is developing a Pentax-branded DSLR camera with a full frame image sensor that will be on-display at CP+ 2015. However, the company has not revealed any technical details of the shooter. Thankfully, the rumor mill has just leaked the first Pentax full frame DSLR specs list, which includes a 36MP sensor.

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HD Pentax D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6ED DC AW lens becomes official

Ricoh’s final announcement of the day consists of the second telephoto zoom lens designed for Pentax K-mount DSLR cameras with full frame image sensors. The Pentax D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6ED DC AW lens has become official bearing no more, no less than four autofocus buttons on its barrel and will be released next month.

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HD Pentax D FA 70-200mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens announced

As the rumor mill has predicted, Ricoh has introduced a new lens to prepare itself for the upcoming Pentax K-mount full frame DSLR camera. The HD Pentax D FA 70-200mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens has become official, promising to deliver a high image quality and high-performance for portrait, action, and sports photographers.

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Pentax full frame DSLR camera development confirmed

After years of constant praying, the dreams of Pentax photographers will become a reality by the end of 2015. Pentax has officially confirmed that a Pentax full frame DSLR camera is in development. Moreover, a prototype of the device will be displayed at CP+ 2015, while its release date is set to take place sometime this year.


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