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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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Ricoh WG-M2 4K-ready action camera unveiled

Ricoh has just introduced a new rugged action camera that it is also capable of recording 4K movies. The Ricoh WG-M2 is now official, after being rumored in the past. The updated shooter is more compact and lightweight than its predecessor, but it is a lot tougher and ready to be taken on an adventure at an affordable price.

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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.


Ricoh to announce new Theta camera in early September

Are you a fan of panorama photography? Well, Ricoh is allegedly preparing a surprise for you. The company is developing a new Theta camera which is set to become the third generation in its series. The new device will be revealed during the first days of September along with an improved design as well as better specifications.

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Ricoh GR II premium compact camera officially announced

Ricoh has finally revealed the long-rumored successor to the original GR premium compact camera. The brand new Ricoh GR II is here as a minor improvement over its predecessor. The list of novelties includes useful things, including built-in WiFi and NFC technologies as well as a larger buffer for action photographers.

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Ricoh GR II specs and announcement date details leaked

The announcement of the already-rumored Ricoh GR replacement has been leaked online. Moreover, some details about the compact camera have appeared, too. Judging by the leaked Ricoh GR II specs list, the new model will be a minor improvement over its predecessor and it will become official during a special event on June 18.

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First Ricoh GR II image revealed by trusted source

Ricoh is on the verge of announcing a new compact camera with a large image sensor. This statement comes after the device in question has been registered at an Indonesian agency, while a trusted source has just leaked the first Ricoh GR II image. The GR replacement will come with built-in WiFi and few design changes.

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Ricoh GR II compact camera registered at Postel

Ricoh is on the verge of announcing a new premium compact camera. The product in question has been registered on the website of Postel, an Indonesian agency that approves consumers’ devices among others. The camera consists of the Ricoh GR II, which will replace the original GR, launched back in Spring 2013.

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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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Ricoh WG-5 GPS rugged camera launched with Mermaid mode

Ricoh has introduced some Pentax-branded products before CP+ 2015. It appears that the company has decided to focus on its brand as well, by announcing the Ricoh WG-5 GPS, a premium, rugged compact camera that replaces both the WG-4 and WG-4 GPS. The new shooter features an interesting photo mode, called Mermaid.


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