Ricoh may introduce new Pentax K-mount lenses for the CP+ show in Japan


This is from the official seminar schedule on Ricoh Imaging for the 2017 CP+ show in Japan that will take place at the end of February – there are basically four sessions on the same topic and one of them suggests the possibilities of new K-mount lenses:

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The Pentax KP is not the replacement of the K-3 II, new high-end Pentax DSLR coming in 6 months


The just announced Pentax KP camera is not the replacement for the K-3 II model. A new high-end DSLR from Pentax will be announced later this year to replace the K-3 II. According to the French website Les Numérique, the K-3II replacement will be announced in 6 months:

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Pentax KP camera additional coverage: sample photos, size comparison and more


The Official Pentax KP sample photos can be found here, here and here (few more available at photolari). Ricoh posted also a new high ISO simulation/samples on this page. More KP sample photos and size comparisons from xitek:

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Pentax KP camera giveaway


Adorama will be giving one lucky customer who pre-orders the new Pentax KP DSLR their camera for free. The customer will be selected randomly from all who pre-order the camera from Adorama. Follow this link to pre-order and be part of this giveaway:

→ Pre-order the Pentax KP DSLR for a chance to get one free ←

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Pentax KP DSLR camera officially announced


The Pentax KP DSLR camera is now officially announced.

Pre-orders:

Specifications:

  • 24.3 effective megapixels
  • APS-C AA filter-less CMOS sensor
  • PRIME IV engine w/ accelerator unit
  • Super-high sensitivity ISO 819200
  • Pixel Shift Resolution System w/ motion correction function
  • AA Filter Simulator: Moiré reduction using “SR” unit
  • Convenient compact size
  • SRII fi ve-axis Shake Reduction System
  • Approx. 100% FOV optical viewfi nder
  • (0.95x magnifi cation)
  • SAFOX11 27-point Autofocus
  • 1/6000 high-speed shutter
  • 1/24000 electronic shutter
  • Tiltable LCD monitor
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for use with Image Sync app
  • Full HD movie recording
  • Intuitive design
  • Exchangeable Grip (3 sizes available)
  • Smart Function Dial
  • Customizable Info Screen control
  • panel, function buttons, user
  • modes and presets
  • Dustproof, weather-resistant body
  • -10°C cold-resistant construction

Additional coverage:

Videos:

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Pentax KP camera now listed on Amazon US/Canada, pricing revealed, additional information


The Pentax KP DSLR camera is now listed at Amazon US and Amazon Canada and the pricing is USD 1,199.95 / CDN 1,499.99.


Additional information:

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Pentax KP camera specifications *UPDATED*


One more leak for today – Pentax KP camera specifications (*updated*):

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