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Pentax K-01 leaked?
What you see above could be a leaked image of the future Pentax K-01, although it might very well have been a decent Photoshop job as well. This mirrorless camera does seem to share its design cues from the past, and with image leaks like these happening (real or otherwise), you can be sure of one thing – the real deal ought to be released very, very soon. It does […]

Pentax Optio VS20 camera features a vertical shutter release button
Photographs can be taken in either a landscape or portrait orientation, but unfortunately most cameras have been designed with its shutter release button placed in a landscape position, which sometimes makes taking a portrait orientated photo slightly awkward. Now we know it’s not really a big deal but Pentax has decided to address that particular “concern” with their new Optio VS20 point and shoot camera which features a vertical shutter […]

Walmart carries Pentax K-r digital SLR in different colors
How do you think the world would look like if it were all just black and white, with shades of grey in between to tell the difference? Well, a black, white and grey rainbow would not be much to look at, would it? M&Ms and Skittles, too, would lose their sense of taste and flavor. Well, good thing we live in a Technicolor world, and with the Pentax K-r digital […]

Pentax Optio RZ18 with 18X Zoom
Pentax is launching its 18x Zoom digital compact camera, the Optio RZ18. The 16 megapixel  camera is the latest addition to the Pentax Optio RZ zoom lens series, it offers a 18X optical zoom lens covering focal lengths from 25mm wide angle to 450mm super-telephoto (in the 35mm format), a 3 inch LCD with HVGA resolution, 9-point autofocus with a 4cm super macro mode and widescreen 720p video capture at […]

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PENTAX announces limited edition 645D
Good news to all you camera enthusiasts, especially PENTAX camera collectors. PENTAX Imaging Company has just announced a new limited edition camera that folks like you will no doubt want to get their hands on. To celebrate winning the Camera Grand Prix Japan 2011 “Camera of the Year” award, Pentax has decided to release a limited edition version of its 645D DSLR.

PENTAX Optio WG-1 GPS now available in orange
Unsatisfied with the current color choices for the PENTAX Optio WG-1 GPS camera? Well, we’ve got some good news for you. PENTAX has just announced that the Optio WG-1 GPS camera will soon be available in a new color choice: orange. Together with the other color choices for the WG-1 GPS (purple, black, green and gray) that brings the number of colors for this camera up to five.The PENTAX Optio […]

Additional Pentax Q lenses announced
The Pentax Q camera was announced late yesterday, and was touted as the “world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera”. Since only one lens (standard prime) was announced with the camera, it seems a bit odd to not have any extra lenses announced for the camera. It looks like Pentax does have some extra lenses for the lightweight camera.The lenses are all designed exclusively for use with the Pentax Q. […]

Pentax Q officially announced, press release site is down
Leaked information about the Pentax Q was true to form, but too bad the leak came out just hours before the official announcement, which isn’t too enticing since there isn’t enough time between then and now to create enough buzz concerning Pentax’s latest shooter, the Pentax Q. As mentioned earlier, this is the self-proclaiming “world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera (ILC)”. The Q as it is simply known will […]

Pentax Q specifications leak out
The Pentax Q is not even out yet, but that doesn’t mean there is no room for rumors surrounding the shooter. In fact, specifications for the interchangeable lens digital camera have already leaked out, and from what we can tell, this is the model with the smallest and lightest body in the world in its class. First of all, there is the Q-Mount Lens System that offers convenient interchangeability with […]

Pentax O-GPS1 helps you remember where you took those photos
The integration of GPS technology into cameras are extremely useful – especially when you’ve taken a whole tour of Europe, and can’t really remember just where you were when that particular photo was taken. Well, Pentax has jumped aboard the GPS bandwagon with the O-GPS1 unit that will deliver basic location data alongside an array of original features. Meant for use only with Pentax digital SLR cameras (obviously), the Pentax […]

Pentax announces Hope For Japan relief effort
Pentax, a Japanese optics company that specializes in cameras and sports optics, has announced that they have started an initiative to benefit the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief efforts. For every digital or sports optics products purchased from Pentax online store, Pentax will donate $25.00 to the relief effort.Called Hope For Japan, the campaign will last from now until June 30th 2011. All consumers who take […]

Pentax NC mirrorless system spotted
Word on the street have it that Pentax will be rolling out their Pentax NC mirrorless system later this May or June, and as with any self-respecting tech site, we would want to scour the Internet to bring you any possible leaked images – so here they are, a first glance of the upcoming camera and lenses. It does seem to be a digital version of the extremely popular albeit […]

Pentax K-r DSLR camera ends up with yet another limited edition model
Pentax seem to be taking the Nintendo DS route by offering a whole slew of limited edition models, and this time round, their K-r DSLR model will come in just an extremely limited quantity of just 1,000 pieces, sporting the cute little lazy bear that most Japanese love – the Rilakkuma. Retailing for around 95,000 Yen while carrying Pentax’s 18-55mm DA L lens, the Rilakkuma K-r will also ship with […]

Werewolf-proof Pentax DA silver lenses coming your way
We caught sight of the silver limited edition K-5 DSLR camera earlier this evening and briefly mentioned the new silver lenses available, but here are more details on the nitty gritty for those who are interested. The unique DA Limited series of prime lenses are touted to deliver incredible sharpness and image quality even as they were specially made for Pentax DSLR cameras. Of course, they are also future proof […]

Pentax unveils silver limited edition K-5 DSLR camera
Aside from the new rugged cameras, Pentax has taken the opportunity to unveil a limited edition version of its K-5 DSLR camera, and this one offers a silver body, a uniquely shaped grip and a shock-resistant and scratchproof glass surrounding the LCD display. Aside from those changes, the camera is still the same as the original version, offering a 16.3-megapixel image sensor, 80-12800 ISO range that is expandable to 51,200, widescreen […]

Pentax rugged Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS compact cameras
If you’re the kind who lives an active lifestyle, chances are that you’d want a rugged camera with you. Pentax has updated its rugged camera range with the Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS, with the latter obviously offering GPS as an additional benefit. The cameras are bundled with a woven fabric strap with a carabiner, allowing you to easily attach the camera to your backpack. Both cameras will be available […]

Pentax K-r DSLR gets limited edition Bonnie Pink model
Pentax recently announced a spanking new limited edition Pentax K-r DSLR model that takes after the Japanese singer’s name, Bonnie Pink. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this Bonnie Pink model is limited to just 100 units, and you can order said camera from the Pentax online shop from February 14, 2011 onwards till February 28. Should the order surpass 100 units, then a lottery system will kick into action, […]

Lensbaby Scout With Fisheye For DSLR Cameras
Lensbaby has introduced a new Fisheye lens for DSLR cameras, the Scout. The lens offers a 12mm focal length and is capable of capturing a 160-degree angle of view, offering extreme close-up shots from as little as half an inch from the lens. While many Lensbaby lenses are movable, the Scout is a fixed dual purpose optic system and ships with a Fisheye optic pre-installed, though it can be removed […]

Pentax K-5 launched at Photokina 2010
Pentax has rolled out the K-5 DSLR at Photokina 2010 in Germany today, where this spanking new interchangeable lens digital SLR camera that retails for £1,199.99, where it will originally come equipped with an 18-55mm WR kit lens. This new model will rely on the Pentax K-7 as a base, although it will come with a fair share of new features such as a high-speed, low-noise CMOS 16.28 effective megapixels […]

Pentax NB1000 Is A Lego-like Compact Camera
Looks like the RS1000 wasn’t the only camera from Pentax that places a heavy emphasis on customization. The NB1000, which is technically identical to the RS1000, comes with a Lego-like body, allowing you to customize your camera with different blocks that come in a variety of sizes and colors. The NB1000 is a 14.1-megapixel camera that offers 4x zoom and is capable of recording 720p video. Sadly, this model is […]