Pentax New Camera Announcements

Pentax New Camera Announcements


Pentax has announced several new cameras and a new lens offering as well. The popular K-5 digital SLR will soon be available in Limited Edition Silver.  Available in the U.S. in limited quantities this special-edition model of the Pentax K-5 DSLR, Pentax explains,  will feature an exclusive design with an original exterior color scheme and a uniquely shaped grip. 

Along with the silver K-5, Pentax also announced three Pentax DA Limited Edition Silver lens models designed for use with Pentax DSLR cameras will also ship in the near future.  Expect an MSRP of $1699.95 (body kit).

In addition, Penatax announced the addition of a second lens for the 645D Medium Format digital camera. As the second model of the 645D lens series, the smc Pentax D FA 645 25mm F4 AL SDM AW is designed as an ultra-wide-angle lens that features Pentax-original optics featuring dustproof, weather-resistant construction. It has an MSRP of $4999.95.

The company has also introduced the 12th generation of their adventure series digital cameras – the Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS.  Featuring waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, coldproof, and crushproof capability, these new models feature 14 megapixel sensors and are waterproof to 33 feet.

More information is available here.