This could be the patent for the “special” battery grip of the Pentax KP



This could be the patent corresponding to the “well-considered battery grip system” of the rumored Pentax KP camera. The grip attaches with a special locking handle and not by using the tripod socket as other cameras:

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Rumors from Japanese magazine: Pentax M-E mirrorless camera


The January edition of the Japanese magazine CAPA (Japan’s best-selling camera and photography magazine) published a rumor about a potential Pentax M-E mirrorless camera:

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More info on the upcoming Pentax KP DSLR camera


Here is some additional information/rumors on the upcoming Pentax KP DSLR camera:

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New Pentax KP DSLR camera registered in Indonesia


A new Pentax KP DSLR camera was recently (January 11th) registered at the Indonesian telecommunication agency. The camera will have a built-in Wi-Fi and/or a GPS module and it will be manufactured in the Philippines. This could be the new DSLR camera expected to be announced at the CP+ show (I reported about it yesterday).

Via Digicame-info

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Pentax rumored to announce a new DSLR camera at the CP+ show in Japan next month


This twice.com article suggests that Pentax/Ricoh will announce a new DSLR next month at the CP+ show in Japan:

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Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera listed as discontinued in Japan


The Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera is reportedly being discontinued in Japan according to Digicame-info:

“On January 10th, I noticed that the K-3 II had disappeared from display at a Yodobashi store, so I asked the shop staff to check with the manufacturer. They were told it had been discontinued (even though it is still listed as a current product on the manufacturer’s homepage).”

The camera is still in stock in the US (B&H and Adorama).

The Pentax K-3 II was announced in April, 2015.

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Ricoh announced the first camera able of delivering 24 continuous hours of fully spherical 360-degree live video stream


Today at the 2017 CES Ricoh announced the industry’s first camera capable of delivering up to 24 continuous hours of fully spherical, 360-degree live video stream (available spring 2017):

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