Pentax Offers Limited-Edition Marc Newson-Designed K-01 Camera Pouch

Pentax Offers Limited-Edition Marc Newson-Designed K-01 Camera Pouch


Denver, CO—Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas is offering a limited-edition camera pouch designed by world-renowned industrial designer Marc Newson and created specifically for the Pentax K-01 interchangeable-lens camera.
“This limited-edition Marc Newson-designed stylish camera pouch is a must-have for K-01 camera owners and design enthusiasts and collectors alike,” said John Carlson, senior manager of Sales and Marketing, Pentax. “Meticulous attention was paid to every detail of this high quality protective leather pouch that perfectly compliments the stylish K-01.”

Marc Newson designed and contoured the sporty pouch to specifically house the Marc Newson-designed K-01 camera and smc Pentax-DA 40mm f/2.8 XS lens. The pouch features a unique locking drawstring closure and Newson’s signature embossed on the side, as well as a camera strap that can be threaded through the bag for access to the K-01 camera within.

The Pentax K-01, introduced in February 2012, features a 16 megapixel APS-C sized CMOS image sensor with low-noise image capture and multiple aspect ratios. It includes a bright 3.0-inch LCD with 920,000 dots and Full HD 1080p video capture at 30 fps with h.264 compression (60 fps at 720p) for video flexibility.

The Marc Newson K-01 leather camera pouch is available for $300. The K-01 is available for $749.95 body only and $899.95 in a kit that includes the smc Pentax-DA 40mm f/2.8 XS lens in Marc Newson-designed packaging and with the Marc Newson-designed camera strap. The smc Pentax-DA 40mm f/2.8 XS unifocal interchangeable standard lens retails for $249.95.