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Pentax unveils the WG-10 waterproof digital camera

Pentax unveils the WG-10 waterproof digital camera

The outside world is a dangerous place for cameras, fraught with drops and jostles and inconvenient wet environments, whether it be pouring rain or an underwater subject. As such, there's no such thing as too many cameras aimed for the outdoorsy market, such as the recently unveiled Pentax WG-10. This model offers a water and shock-proof body complete with a unique, rugged design that hints at both the camera's durability and intended market.

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Pentax MX-1 digital camera hands-on: advanced compact in a retro body

Pentax MX-1 digital camera hands-on: advanced compact in a retro body

This week we got the opportunity to take a peek at a hero device from none other than camera manufacturers Pentax, their MX-1 showing itself to be quite the looker for the 2013 Summer season. This machine is the very first advanced compact camera the company has ever presented, here showing a 12-megapixel sensor, 4x optical zoom, and a solid body with a classic look. This camera also comes with a 3-inch tilting display that'll allow you to hold your unit above or below, the display pointing out at your face from any forward angle.

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Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs offer DLSR with or without anti-aliasing

Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs offer DLSR with or without anti-aliasing

Pentax's Q10 isn't the company's only new camera today; there's also a pair of new full-sized DSLRs, the Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs, for those wanting native K-series lens support. Each packing a 16.28-megapixel sensor and Pentax's PRIME II imagine engine, the two new DSLRs offer ISO 100-12800 (ISO 80-51200 in expanded mode) and a 3-inch 921k dot LCD preview display with anti-glare finish and toughened glass cover.

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Pentax Q10 interchangeable lens camera official

Pentax Q10 interchangeable lens camera official

Pentax has revealed its latest compact interchangeable-lens camera, the Pentax Q10, a 12.4-megapixel snapper that the company promises will deliver regular DSLR results from a chassis sized like a deck of cards. The Q10, available in a number of colors including the striking red shown here, uses both Pentax's Q-mount lenses as well as - with the new Adapter Q - existing Pentax K-mount lenses, for a broader array of shooting options.

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Pentax launches new X-5 super zoom digital camera

Pentax launches new X-5 super zoom digital camera

Pentax has announced the launch of a new camera with seriously high levels of zoom. The new digital camera is called the X-5, and the camera has enough zoom to get users up close to whatever their subject is. The camera offers a whopping 26x optical zoom covering a focal length of 22.3 mm to 580 mm in 35mm equivalent.

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Pentax K-30 offers weatherproofing from $850

Pentax K-30 offers weatherproofing from $850

Consumers are definitely spoilt for choice when it comes to DSLRs, and here’s another one for you to consider from Pentax. The K-30 should prove somewhat tougher than the average DSLR thanks to its weatherproofing. The company says the K-30 is resistant to dust as well as the colder elements, with “every seam [and] every button” sealed to provide protection while still managing to maintain a lightweight and sturdy body.

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Pentax launches K-01 interchangeable lens camera

Pentax launches K-01 interchangeable lens camera

Pentax has unveiled a new digital camera that has a nice retro style design and comes in three colors called the K-01. The camera is offered in black, silver, and yellow. The camera is designed to be compatible with about 25 million Pentax K-mount lenses that have been on the market for decades. The camera uses a 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor.

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