Pentax Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Pentax K-70 is Rugged, Affordable DSLR Camera Wed, 08 Jun 2016 23:09:59 +0000
Ricoh today announced the PENTAX K-70, a rugged DSLR camera with an advanced feature-set optimized for outdoor shooting, plus an incredibly compact, lightweight and weather-resistant 55-300mm zoom lens. The dustproof and weather-resistant camera incorporates features designed to work in a wide variety of challenging conditions, including low light and temperatures as low as 14°F (-10°C). […]]]> 0
PENTAX K-1 Full-Frame DSLR Camera Announced Thu, 18 Feb 2016 17:34:44 +0000
Pentax just announced the 36.4-megapixel K-1 full-frame DSLR camera. The $1800 camera body is weather-sealed and dustproof. It features an AA (anti-aliasing) filterless design that prioritizes image resolution, as well as the new PRIME IV imaging engine, which is capable of 14-bit RAW-format image recording. The K-1’s unique full frame sensor and imaging engine design also […]]]> 0
Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:48:14 +0000
Ricoh announced the $8,500 PENTAX 645Z medium-format DSLR digital camera, which features a 51.4 megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD video and a responsive shooting experience with three frames-per-second. The camera assures super-high-resolution images with a stunningly realistic sense of depth combined with vivid colors and rich shadow detail. The resulting images feature a uniquely distinct […]]]> 0
Pentax WG-10 Rugged Digital Camera Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:20:03 +0000
PENTAX announced their 14th generation rugged point and shoot camera with the affordably priced WG-10, providing an ideal option for the on-the-go shooter who requires a capable yet sturdy image and video capturing device. Its durable assembly and robust feature-set makes the WG-10 the ideal companion camera for life’s explorers; striking the perfect balance between […]]]> 2
Pentax WG-3 GPS Rugged Digital Camera Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:13:13 +0000
PENTAX announced their 15th generation rugged point and shoot cameras, the WG-3 and WG-3 GPS, offering a newly designed, large-aperture, 4x optical zoom lens (with the maximum aperture of F2.0 at wide-angle end), high-sensitivity, back-illuminated 16 megapixel CMOS image sensor, and sensor-shift Shake Reduction system ensure sharp, high-quality, low-noise images. The rugged features of the […]]]> 3
Pentax MX-1 Digital Camera Announced Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:13:30 +0000
PENTAX just announced the MX-1, a retro designed, advanced digital compact camera with fast F1.8-2.5 lens and 1/1.7 inch, 12.0 effective megapixel backlit CMOS sensor for impressive low-light performance. Encased in brass covers with an ergonomically-pleasing, texturized grip, the MX-1’s body is a tactile experience. The brass panels are cool to the touch and its high-end […]]]> 0
PENTAX Q10 Interchangeable Lens Camera Mon, 10 Sep 2012 23:34:31 +0000
PENTAX expanded the Q-system with the new 12.4 megapixel Q10 interchangeable lens camera, new Q-Mount PENTAX 06 15-45mm F2.8 telephoto zoom lens and Adapter Q for PENTAX K-mount lenses. The super-compact and ultra-lightweight PENTAX Q10, barely larger than a deck of cards, offers digital-SLR-quality photography for photographers of all levels. Based on the popular PENTAX […]]]> 0
PENTAX K-5 II and IIs DSLR Cameras Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:00:33 +0000
PENTAX announced the K-5 II and K-5 IIs flagship digital SLR cameras, successor to the K-5 DSLR. The new models are dustproof, weather-resistant and cold-resistant cameras with a newly developed SAFOX X AF sensor that delivers the broadest autofocusing EV range (-3 EV to +18 EV) in its class. In addition, the PENTAX K-5 IIs […]]]> 0
PENTAX X-5 Digital Camera Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:00:33 +0000
PENTAX announced the 16-megapixel X-5 digital camera with a powerful 26X super-telephoto zoom lens and tiltable LCD monitor. The new PENTAX X-5 provides photographers with a focal length of 4mm-104mm (22.3mm ultra-wide angle to 580mm super telephoto 35mm equivalent). Coupled with the camera’s Macro mode, which allows photographers to capture dramatic close-up images of subjects […]]]> 0
PENTAX Optio WG-2 / GPS Rugged Digital Cameras Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:04:13 +0000
Now waterproof to 40 Feet with new backlit 16-megapixel sensor, shoots 1080p video and features six LED lights and optional sportmount chest harness PENTAX announced its 13th-generation Optio WG-2 and Optio WG-2 GPS rugged, waterproof, dustproof and shock-resistant digital compact cameras, which feature more durability than ever before as well as improved image quality in […]]]> 0