smc PENTAX-DA★ 50-135mm f/2.8 ED [IF] SDM lens listed as “completed production” and “limited stock”

The Japanese retailer Camera Sakuraya has listed the smc PENTAX-DA★ 50-135mm f/2.8 ED [IF] SDM lens as “completed production” and “limited stock” (the lens is no longer listed at Adorama and B&H):

There have been rumors that Ricoh is working on a new HD Pentax-DA★ 50-135mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens:

Rumors about two new Pentax lenses: 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 and 50-135mm f/2.8

More discontinued Pentax lenses can be found here:

More discontinued Pentax 645 lenses

PENTAX-DA 21mm f/3.2 AL Limited lens listed as discontinued

Two more Pentax lenses listed as discontinued in Japan

Half of the Pentax 645 lens lineup has been discontinued

The Pentax smc PENTAX-FA 50mm f/1.4 lens is listed as discontinued

Two additional Pentax lenses have been discontinued

The Pentax smc PENTAX-DA 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 ED SDM lens is now discontinued

The HD Pentax DA 15mm f/4 ED AL Limited silver lens is probably discontinued

Ricoh Imaging has discontinued four Pentax lenses

Pentax DA 40mm f/2.8 XS pancake lens listed as discontinued in Japan

Via Asobinet

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