Tag Archives: Pentax D FA * 85mm f/1.4 lens

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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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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HD PENTAX-D FA 85mm f/1.4 lens at the 2019 CP+ show

Here are some pictures of the new HD PENTAX-D FA 85mm f/1.4 lens taken at the 2019 CP+ show in Japan:

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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 85mm f/1.4 lens development officially announced

Ricoh officially announced the development of the HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 85mm f/1.4 lens that has been on the roadmap for a while:

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Ricoh interview at Nippon Camera magazine (recap)

The January edition of Nippon Camera magazine has an interview with Ricoh/Pentax about their plans for 2019. Here is a recap:

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