Development of Pentax Full-Frame DSLR is Officially Underway

September 18, 2014 | Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras, Lenses, Photokina 2014 | 4 Comments | |
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In an interview with Photography Blog, Ricoh's European Product Manager Laurence Bouly has confirmed that development of a Pentax full-frame DSLR camera is officially underway. No launch date has yet been set, but she said that the launch itself would be communicated through the usual formal channels, rather than Facebook (as Ricoh France did earlier this week). In addition, the two lens prototypes (high magnification super-telephoto zoom lens and large diameter telephoto zoom lens) on show at Photokina are actually full-frame lenses, rather than APS-C. Exciting news for ever-patient Pentax users...



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#1 Bekka

This is a good a awaited new.

6:30 pm - Thursday, September 18, 2014

#2 Arturo Figari

If the Pentax FF fails 2015, I'll go for Nikon.

2:10 pm - Thursday, January 22, 2015

#3 Johnimo

Haven't we just about waited long enough ALREADY!

5:34 am - Sunday, January 25, 2015

#4 Michael A. Purwoadi

I cesse to hope it already, but I still use my K-5 and K-200D with 77mm/F1.8 and 17-50/F2.8. Both FF lens. God.....

5:28 pm - Monday, March 16, 2015