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Pentax lenses

Report: “the newly announced Pentax FA* 85mm f/1.4 is just a rehoused Sigma lens”

Here is a report from Fstoppers – “Comments suggest the newly announced Pentax FA* 85mm f/1.4 is just a rehoused Sigma lens – probably not”:

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Updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmaps (March 2020)

Here are the updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmaps (March 2020 – click for larger view):

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HD PENTAX-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens officially “announced” (still under development, launch expected in late 2020)

As previously reported, the HD PENTAX-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens is now officially “announced” (still under development, launch expected in late 2020):

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HD Pentax-D FA * 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens leaked online, official announcement coming soon

The HD Pentax-D FA * 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens release/announcement leaked online (now removed). I expect the official announcement to be soon. Here is the lens description (translated):

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Pentax was planning to exhibit two new lens mock-ups at the 2020 CP+ show

According to this tweet by @kamazikko (based on information from a magazine) Pentax was planning to exhibit two new lens mock-ups at the already canceled 2020 CP+ show (in addition to the new APS-C camera). The speculation is that the two new Pentax lenses are: DFA★ 85mm and DA★ 16-50mm II. Updated Pentax K-Mount lens roadmap […]

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Just announced: Irix 45mm f/1.4 lens for Pentax K-mount

Irix announced the previously rumored Irix 45mm f/1.4 full-frame manual focus lens that will be available also for Pentax K-mount:

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Free Pentax lens promotion in Europe

There is a new ‘buy a DSLR and get a free Pentax lens promotion‘ in Europe:

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