Pentax K-S1 Sweets Collection

October 22, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital SLR Cameras | 1 Comment |
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Ricoh today announced the Pentax K-S1 Sweets Collection. This range includes three new editions - Strawberry Cake, Blue Cream Soda and Lime Pie, all of which feature streamlined white bodies accentuated with vibrant colour accents. The white camera body is paired with a white SMC DA L 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 lens "to enhance the overall appearance," the company says. Apart from the cosmetic differences, these cameras are identical to the previously announced Pentax K-S1 editions. The kit price - including the camera and one lens - is £599.99. Availability is slated for mid-November.

Ricoh Press Release

Meet the PENTAX K-S1 Sweets Collection:

A trio of stunning special-edition PENTAX K-S1 digital SLR cameras

Fast on the heels of the PENTAX K-S1, launched in September 2014, RICOH IMAGING UK has today announced the latest additions to this outstanding range of innovative digital SLR cameras - the PENTAX K-S1 Sweets Collection.

The new collection includes three new colour ways - Strawberry Cake, Blue Cream Soda and Lime Pie, all of which incorporate stunning design and streamlined, white bodies accentuated with vibrant colour accents.

Designed for photographers who take pictures wherever they go, the PENTAX K-S1 ups the ante when it comes to image quality, while still offering a great lightweight, compact and portable option.  And these special-edition models make digital SLR photography even more fun, while fitting perfectly with your personal style.

Within its compact, lightweight body, the PENTAX K-S1 offers a host of advanced features to rival high-end models – from an optical viewfinder and super-high sensitivity shooting at a top sensitivity of ISO 51200, to an innovative illumination interface system that intuitively reacts to changes in camera operation from stills to video, ensuring the K-S1 stands out in the crowd.

Key features:

The white body camera is paired with a white lens to enhance the overall appearance.
Newly developed CMOS sensor with approx. 20.12 effective megapixels
LED body illumination indicates the current status of camera operation. Power switch LEDs stay green during still-image shooting, but change colour to red during movie recording
3.0-inch, high-resolution LCD monitor, and newly designed, easy-to-use GUI (Graphical user interface)
Full HD movie recording with stereo audio
Super-high sensitivity at ISO 51200
Top shutter speed of 1/6000 sec.
High-speed continuous shooting function with a top speed of 5.4 images per second
Image processing tools to create 10 distinctive effects, including three new options: “Fresh” with a crystal-clean finishing touch; “Fade Colour” for an elegant finish with subdued colours; and “Infrared” for a black-and-white finish like that of an infrared photo
21 digital filters including a new “Colour Replacement” filter. Smartphone-support functions available by installing the optional FLUCARD FOR PENTAX 16GB memory card**
DR (Dust Removal) mechanism for effective elimination of dust on the image sensor

** These functions support smartphones operating iOS6 or later and Android 4.2 or later


K-S1+ SMC DA L 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 - RRP £599.99


Mid November 2014

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