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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]