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Pentax K-1 Full-Frame DSLR Announced
When it comes to full-frame DSLRs, there are plenty of options available from the likes of Nikon, Sony, Canon, and etc. However if you’re looking to move away from the more mainstream brands, you might be interested to learn that Ricoh has officially taken the wraps off its first full-frame DSLR in the form of the Pentax K-1.

Pentax K-3 II With Pixel Shift Resolution Mode Announced
If you’re looking for a new camera and your phone isn’t cutting it, but you want something more than just a point and shoot, you might be interested to learn that Ricoh has recently announced the Pentax K-3 II semi-pro DSLR, with the key feature of the camera being its pixel shift resolution mode, making it the first Pentax camera to feature the technology.According to Pentax’s description of the feature, […]

The Pentax K-S1 DSLR Is A Fancy Looking Camera
Most of the time, camera designs tend to be a little understated and usually sport a somewhat somber and boring black finish. Sometimes camera manufacturers jazz it up a bit by added leather accents and different colors, although admittedly Pentax takes the cake with their recently announced K-S1 DSLR camera.As you can see in the image above, the K-S1 camera will come in a blue finish (it also comes in […]

Ricoh Unveils Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition
Cameras are tool used by photographers to take photos. Some of them have been designed to weather the worst weather conditions, such as extreme dust, extreme cold, water immersion, and in some cases even against heat. However if you’re looking for a camera more for collection and light photography, then you might be interested to learn that Ricoh has recently announced the Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition.


Limited Edition Pentax Q7 Premium Kit Unveiled
If you’re in the market for a new camera, Ricoh might have something for you in the form of a limited edition version of the Pentax Q7. The Pentax Q7 isn’t exactly “new” per se, but the limited edition model should tempt those who are looking to get a new camera or for collectors who love to collect everything and anything limited.According to Ricoh, there will only be 1,000 units […]

Pentax K-50, K-500, And Q7 Cameras Introduced
Pentax has introduced three new cameras - the K-50, K-500 DSLRs and the Q7 mirrorless cameras.

Panasonic Rumored To Launch Ultra-Compact Micro Four Thirds Camera
The good thing about Micro Four Third cameras is that they tend to take some pretty impressive photos, with some of them even rivaling entry level DSLR cameras in terms of quality, and to top it off, they tend to be pretty compact as well versus the bulkiness of a DSLR. So if photo quality is important to you, as well as size, word on the street (via Digicame-info) that […]

Rugged Pentax WG-3 Camera In White Announced
Not everyone needs a rugged camera, but in case you’re the type of user with butter fingers, or travels to places where a rugged camera would be a better fit, Pentax has announced the WG-3 rugged camera will be added to its portfolio. The original WG-3 was announced earlier this year although to be honest the white does have a more striking look to it. As expected, it will be […]

Pentax Confirms They Are Working On APS-C Camera And A New Full Frame DSLR
While the camera market might be dominated by brands such as Sony, Canon and Nikon, let’s not forget that there are a host of other manufacturers out there who are also looking to make a dent in the market, Pentax being one of them. In a recent interview with PCPop, Pentax’s Managing Director and General Manager of Pentax Ricoh China, Tomoyoshi Shibata, revealed that the company is currently working on […]

Pentax Rumored To Announce New DSLRs Possibly This Month
If Canon and Nikon cameras aren’t your cup of tea, then perhaps Pentax might be a brand worth taking a look at because according to the rumors, it seems that Pentax could be getting ready to announce as many as 5 new DSLR cameras as early as this month. Supposedly these cameras will range from low-end around $400 to high-end at $2,000. It is unclear if Pentax’s full-frame camera will […]

Pentax WG-10 Point And Shoot Camera Announced
Pentax also unveiled its 14th generation WG-10 camera that offers a professional set of features under a portable and compact design. Pentax wants to go beyond the traditional point and shoot cameras. With the WG-10, Pentax built an ideal option for on-the-go shooters who are in need of a capable yet sturdy image and video capturing device. The WG-10 is waterproof and can survive depths of up to 33 feet. […]

Pentax Unveils WG-3 GPS And WG-3 Ruggedized Cameras
Pentax has unveiled its 15th generation ruggedized point and shoot cameras. Enter the WG-3 GPS AND WG-3 cameras, both boasting improved specs and new features that are meant to outlast the toughest of situations. Pentax’s WG-3 features a large-aperture, 4x optical zoom lens with a maximum aperture of F2.0 at wide-angle and a back-illuminated 16 megapixel CMOS image sensor. WG-3 also features Pentax’s sensor-shift Shake Reduction system that ensures sharp, […]

Pentax Evangelion Q10 Limited Edition Cameras Unveiled
Pentax recently announced that they will be making available their range of Pentax Evangelion Q10 limited edition cameras, where these will retail for approximately $650 after conversion, and will of course, sport the colors and design that were inspired by the Evangelion series. Underneath the hood, it is pretty much the same innards as with a vanilla Pentax Q10 shooter, where you will be able to capture 12.4-megapixel stills with […]

Pentax Q10 digital camera announced
Pentax’s latest addition to their range of Q shooters would be the Pentax Q10, which is a mini-sized successor to the Q mirrorless camera. Capable of capturing images in 12.4-megapixels, the CMOS sensor size holds true at 1/2.3-inches, which is similar in dimensions as the Q as well as the slew of the other cameras from its rivals that flood the market. This would mean the Pentax Q10 will enable […]

Pentax X-5 digital camera
Now, the Pentax X-5 is not a four wheel drive that is meant to compete against the likes of BMW’s similar namesake, but rather, this is a digital camera that harks back to the good old days of Pentax’s design schematics, and yet packs in the modern technology that you would have expected. Sporting a versatile 16-megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor, it will also be accompanied by a powerful 26X […]

PENTAX introduces new K-30 Digital SLR Camera
Last week, we wrote to you about the supposed flagship Digital SLR camera from Pentax that was allegedly leaked in a French catalog. We also managed to get a few of the camera’s specs, albeit no official statement was heard from the optics company. But today, Pentax is making it official. Through a press release, Pentax introduced its latest brainchild, the PENTAX K-30, a weather and dust resistant digital SLR […]

Pentax Marc Newson K-01, WG-2 and WG-2 GPS now shipping
Readers out frequent our site may have come across the Pentax Marc Newson-designed K-01 interchangeable lens camera, or the rugged Pentax Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS digital cameras. Well the good news for those who have been looking forward to getting their hands on either camera (or both) is that according to Pentax, both cameras are now shipping, with the K-01 priced at $749.95 (body only) or $899.95 (with kit […]

Pentax K-5 Silver Special Edition with 40mm f2.8 pancake lens announced
If limited edition cameras are your thing, or if you were in the market for a new DSLR anyway, you might be interested in learning that Pentax has plans to release a Silver Special Edition version of their Pentax K-5 DSLR. This might sound familiar to some as back in February of 2011, the company released a similar DSLR, but not only did it cost $100 more, it did not […]

Pentax introduces Optio WG-2, WG-2 GPS rugged digital cameras
If you’re in the market for a rugged compact camera, Pentax has taken the wraps off the Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS rugged digital cameras that add to the list of rugged compact cameras available in today’s market. These cameras are the successors to the Pentax Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS which saw a release around the same time last year. 

Pentax K-01 by Marc Newson is now official, targets March release
Remember the rumor late yesterday evening concerning the Pentax K-01? Well, it seems that the horse is out of the stable now, with Pentax having announced the Marc Newson designed Pentax K-01. This is an interchangeable lens camera (ILC) that comes in a timeless retro form factor, and yet does not have any technology inside (or on the outside) that hail from yesteryear. No sir, it is all future forward […]