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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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Pentax K-01 pairs K-mount DSLR lenses with compact body

Pentax K-01 pairs K-mount DSLR lenses with compact body

Pentax has launched its latest interchangeable lens camera, the Pentax K-01, designed by Marc Newson and compatible with standard Pentax K-mount DSLR lenses. Offered in black, silver or Newson-trademark yellow, the K-01 wraps an aluminum frame around a 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and a 3-inch 920k dot LCD preview display, delivering Full HD 1080p 30fps video recording (or 60fps 720p).

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Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera teased in press photos

Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera teased in press photos

A wave of cameras is coming to crash upon the shores of the public late this winter, and the most recent tease is a Pentax K-01 mirrorless shooter designed by no less than Marc Newson. It may seem a bit odd to those of you who are familiar with the work of Newson as his most famous work is that of a "biomorphism" full of flowing lines and a tendency to refrain from all sharp edges. What this camera appears to be instead of that is a rather blunt looking instrument with features piled onto one another in a series of transformers. Of course a good photographer is only concerned with the photo in the end, not the look of the tool.

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