Category Archives: Pentax K-1

New Pentax K-1, K-3 and KP firmware updates released

Ricoh released new firmware updates for the Pentax K-1, K-3 and KP DSLR cameras: Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.50 Pentax K-3 firmware update version 1.40 Pentax KP firmware update version 1.10 All three firmware updates contain optimized performance for the new HD PENTAX-D FA*50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens and “improved stability for general performance”.

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The Pentax K-1 DSLR camera is now officially discontinued

The official Ricoh Czech Republic Facebook page announced that the Pentax K-1 DSLR camera is now officially discontinued: “Oznamujeme ukončení prodeje úspěšného modelu PENTAX K-1. Poslední kusy je možné ještě objedávat u našich obchodních partnerů, jejich seznam naleznete zde: Kde můžete koupit produkty RICOH – PENTAX” Translation: “We announce the end of the sale of […]

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The Pentax K-1 DSLR camera is now $1,779.95

Another price drop – the Pentax K-1 DSLR camera is now $1,779.95: B&H Photo Adorama Amazon

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20% cash back when you purchase the Pentax K-1 camera from Amazon.com

Several dpreview forum members are reporting that they were able to get 20% cash back when purchasing the Pentax K-1 from Amazon US with the Amazon credit card (see this and this post). I could not confirm this offer because I already have the Amazon credit card and the offer did not show in my account. Update – here […]

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Pentax K1 vs. Nikon D850 image sensor quality test comparison video

There is a new Pentax K1 ($1,896.95) vs. Nikon D850 ($3,296.95) image sensor quality test comparison video: Related videos:

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Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.43 released

Ricoh releases firmware update version 1.43 for the Pentax K-1 DSLR camera with a single fix: Corrected – unstable performance may rarely occur in Movie mode or Live View status of still picture in firmware version 1.42.

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Pentax K-1 is a 2018 German Design Award winner

The Pentax K-1 DSLR camera won a 2018 German Design Award in the category “Entertainment”:

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