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Pentax 645D Japan launch delayed; 40MP sample shots revealed

Pentax 645D Japan launch delayed; 40MP sample shots revealed

As reasons for delaying a product launch go, overly "high demand" isn't something you can complain too loudly about, but all the same we imagine there are some disappointed Japanese photography geeks out there right now.  Pentax Japan have delayed the launch of their 645D medium format DSLR, claiming to have been surprised by the number of orders received; instead, the 645D will drop on June 11th.

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40MP Pentax 645D camera gets video demo, one step closer to release

40MP Pentax 645D camera gets video demo, one step closer to release

Pentax's huge medium-format 645D digital camera has had a public outing in Toronto this past weekend, demonstrating its updated Kodak 44 x 33 mm sensor - that has climbed from 30- to 40-mexapixels since we first saw the concept back in early 2009 - and general all-round awesomeness.  Shooting a single frame per second, the Pentax 645D is apparently intended for scenery and other still-life photography, rather than anything faster moving.  Scolirk grabbed some hands-on time and a demo video you can see after the cut.

Video demo after the cut

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Pentax shows off 645 Digital; updates K20D, K2000

Pentax shows off 645 Digital; updates K20D, K2000

Pentax released more details on several of their products today. First up is the Pentax 645 Digital. It was first previewed in 2007, but now we're finally getting closer to a release, it seems. This camera is a monster with 30-megapixels! It is also expected to handle film-based 645 lenses, have a full-view eyepiece and more.

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