Category Archives: Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70 hands-on field test

TheCameraStore published their hands-on field test of the Pentax K-70 DSLR camera:

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Update on the advisory about Sigma lenses scratching the Pentax K-70 camera

Sigma released a new update on the recent advisory about Sigma lenses scratching the Pentax K-70 camera:

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Firmware update v1.10 for Pentax K-70 released

     Ricoh released another firmware update v1.10 for the Pentax K-70 DSLR camera. Here is the changelog:

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New advisory: some Sigma lenses could also scratch the Pentax K-70 camera

Today Sigma issued a new advisory that some of their lenses for Pentax K mount could leave a “small scratch” when attached to the new Pentax K-70 camera. Similar issue was also reported with the K-1 camera. Here is the full press text with the list of lenses:

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The new Pentax K-70 DSLR camera is now in stock

The new Pentax K-70 DSLR camera is now in stock at B&H. Here are few unboxing photos of the K-70 and first impressions:

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Pentax K-70 camera will start shipping on July 22nd

The shipping date of the new Pentax K-70 camera is listed as July 22nd on the official Ricoh Japan website. B&H lists the US availability as July 30th, while Amazon lists it as July 15th. The new HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens will start shipping in August.

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Pentax K-70 DSLR camera and new 55-300mm lens officially announced

The Pentax K-70 DSLR camera is now officially announced. For US pricing and kit combinations, check the product listings at B&H, Adorama and Amazon Pentax K-70 features (see also this hands-on report):

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