Category Archives: Pentax K-3

New firmware updates for Pentax K-1, K-1 Mark II, and K-3 cameras released

Ricoh released firmware updates for the Pentax K-1, K-1 Mark II, and K-3 cameras with support for the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 85mm f/1.4 ED SDM AW lens:

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New rumors about the next Pentax APS-C DSLR camera

One more rumor from Kimio Tanaka on the next Pentax APS-C DSLR camera that was posted online today:

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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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In an interview with Dpreview Ricoh confirms GRII and K-3 replacements are coming

Dpreview just published their interview with Ricoh executives where they confirmed that a new GR camera is coming soon: Speaking of smaller cameras, our readers really want a GR III – is this something you’re working on? Good question. Although we don’t know whether it will be called ‘GR III’ or not, the study for […]

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Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera officially discontinued

Discontinued Pentax cameras

The Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera has been moved from the current camera list to the discontinued list on the official Ricoh Imaging Japanese website. The Pentax K-3 II 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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Pentax Shake Reduction II: in-body five-axis shake reduction mechanism video demo (Pentax KP vs. Pentax K-3 II)

Ricoh published a video that demonstrates the new Pentax Shake Reduction II system (Pentax K-3 II on the left, Pentax KP on the right):

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Pentax K-3 II camera bundle on sale at Adorama

Adorama is currently selling the Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera with the AF-200FG flash and D-BG5 battery grip for $899 (33% off) with free expedited shipping.

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