Pentax Vision Part 2: the latest information on the new Pentax K-new flagship APS-C DSLR camera (video)


Ricoh released a new “Pentax Vision Part 2” video with the latest information on the upcoming Pentax K-new flagship APS-C DSLR camera:

A quick recap for those, who don’t want to watch the video:

1. New APS-C flagship.
2. New pentaprism, that was designed from scratch, features undisclosed material that have never been used before. This material helps to brighten the viewfinder at least by 10%. Low distortion, 1.05x magnification.
3. Dual SD card slots.
4. There will be black regular and later silver limited edition of the camera.
5. There will be silver version of K-1 Mark II as well.
6. There will be silver version of the 50 mm f/1.4, 85 mm f/1.4 and 70-200 mm f/2.8.
7. New 21 mm lens is in the works.
8. New sensor and electronics as well in upcoming flagship APS-C.
9. Improved ergonomics.
10. Better low ISO performance.
11. No word on resolution, no word on high ISO performance.

Ricoh also has new silver versions of the following Pentax star lenses:

  • HD PENTAX-D FA★50mmF1.4 SDM AW
  • HD PENTAX-D FA★85mmF1.4ED SDM AW
  • HD PENTAX-D FA★70-200mmF2.8ED DC AW




There will be also a new Pentax K-1 Mark II limited silver edition model:


DC.Watch has more screenshots from the video:

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