As the first image of the new Pentax K-3 has leaked out, it looks like Pentaxians will continue to be disappointed with no full frame DSLR. If this image is legit, then the Pentax K-3 is, in fact, an APS-C camera. Previously rumored specs suggested as much; however, this image just about puts the nail in the coffin for a full frame Pentax camera this year. [Read more…]
It looks like a retailer has leaked the upcoming Pentax K-50 online, complete with specifications for the 16MP APS-C DLSR. The camera looks to be a entry-level shooter priced at €699 in Europe (a guess at US pricing would be in the $700-$900 range with kit lens) and should replace the Pentax K30. [Read more…]
Pentax is heavily teasing a full frame DSLR and leaks/rumors are continuing trickle out as Pentax still tries to plug the holes before the camera is finally announced. [Read more…]
Recent rumors point to as many as 5 new DSLRs arriving as early as this month. Priced between $400 and $2000, the new DSLRs will cover a broad range of users. [Read more…]
A recent interview with Pentax Japan’s development chief confirms that Pentax is working on a full frame camera; however, it won’t be hitting shelves until 2014 at the earliest.
The relevant, translated quote from the interview is:
We are working on it [the FF camera] as a product proposal, so it will, without doubt, be released.we are developing with an eye to a post-2013 release
While it is encouraging to hear Pentax has plans to make a full frame DSLR a reality, another 2-year wait is still a tough pill to swallow for the Pentax-faithful who have been waiting patiently thus far.
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Pentax’s next mirrorless camera, the Q10, has surfaced online with plenty of images from all angles of the new camera. The Pentax Q mirrorless camera system is basically a compact-camera with interchangeable lenses. For whatever reasons, Pentax chose to keep the sensor in the tiny, compact camera format and build a system around that. [Read more…]