Tag: PENTAX

Just Announced: the Pentax X-5 Super-Zoom Camera

August 27, 2012
Just Announced: the Pentax X-5 Super-Zoom Camera

Pentax has just unveiled a new super-zoom camera, the Pentax X-5. While loaded with some appealing features, such as a 16-megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor, a 26x optical zoom lens, tilting 3.0-inch LCD, and a nice EVF; the X-5 comes in at less than $300 USD. To learn more, check out our Pentax X-5 preview.

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Pentax is Dropping Point-and-Shoots in Favor of DSLR and Mirrorless

July 17, 2012
Pentax is Dropping Point-and-Shoots in Favor of DSLR and Mirrorless

One of the prevailing themes of the last few years is the dwindling market of the point-and-shoot camera, with the market share turning over to smart phones. Pentax is seeing that trend too, and is pulling out of the compact camera market completely. That’s not to say that parent company Ricoh will be making this […]

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Pentax SMCP-FA 50mm f/1.4 Lens

May 7, 2012
Pentax SMCP-FA 50mm f/1.4 Lens

Pentax SMCP-FA 50mm f/1.4 Lens – Product Description: The Pentax SMCP-FA 50mm f1.4 lens has a fully automatic diaphragm. At 1.5 inches long and weighing just 7.8 ounces, you can take this 50mm fixed focal length lens with you everywhere. You can use this lens with all Pentax SLR cameras, but the AF system only […]

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Ricoh Buys Pentax – Aims for DSLR Market

April 13, 2012
Ricoh Buys Pentax – Aims for DSLR Market

It’s always a bit strange to think of an entire company being bought up by another, but that’s just what’s happened with Pentax. The long established camera company will be bought up by Ricoh, with the deal expected to finalize in October.   Hoya, who currently owns Pentax, is said to be receiving 10 billion […]

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Pentax K10D 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera

April 11, 2012
Pentax K10D 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera

Pentax K10D 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera with Shake Reduction and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens – Product Description: The Pentax K10D digital SLR camera features 10.2 effective megapixels and a host of advanced technologies including a Pentax-developed Shake Reduction (SR) system and a weather-resistant body. Designed to deliver high-quality digital images and responsive operation for advanced photo […]

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Pentax K-x 12.4 MP Digital SLR with 2.7-inch LCD

March 7, 2012
Pentax K-x 12.4 MP Digital SLR with 2.7-inch LCD

Pentax K-x 12.4 MP Digital SLR with 2.7-inch LCD and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL and 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED Lenses – Product Description: Choose a camera that redefines the entry-level digital SLR category. The PENTAX K-x offers high-end features including Live View, HD video and photographic performance that challenges higher class models. Capture up to 1,900 shots […]

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Pentax 31mm F/1.8 FA Limited Lens for Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras

March 4, 2012
Pentax 31mm F/1.8 FA Limited Lens for Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras

Pentax 31mm F/1.8 FA Limited Lens for Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras – Product Description: The unique PENTAX smc P-FA 31mm f/1.8 Limited lens offers exceptionally high image and a wide-angle perspective. It incorporates a glass-molded aspherical lens element into its 9-element, 7-group optics, and offers sharp, crisp image reproduction, even at the maximum aperture […]

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Pentax K-r 12.4 MP Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

March 4, 2012
Pentax K-r 12.4 MP Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

Pentax K-r 12.4 MP Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens – Product Description: Brains, meet beauty. The Pentax K-r has it all. On the brain side, it’s a powerful DSLR with advanced features like 12.4 Megapixels, HD video, a 2.7-inch LCD display and custom modes and functions. On the beauty side, […]

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Yongnuo Flash Speedlite Yn-460ii for Nikon Canon Pentax

February 10, 2012
Yongnuo Flash Speedlite Yn-460ii for Nikon Canon Pentax

Yongnuo Flash Speedlite Yn-460ii for Nikon Canon Pentax – Product Description: Suitable For: Work with Hot Shoe Cameras,Wireless Remote Trigger Studio,Wireless Hot, Shoe Flash Remote Slave Trigger Sensor Work with flash units using universal hot shoe like CANON, Nikon, Sigma, Olympus, Pentax,such as Canon 1Ds,5D,7D,30D,40D,400D,450D,500D,Nikon D700,D300,D100,D90,D80,D60,D40,D40x,D3,D2,D1,Olympus E620,E520,E510,E500,E420,Pentax,K20D,K200D,Fuji S5 Pro (not Compatible Nikon SLR -D3/D3S ,Canon […]

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PENTAX Announces Lifeproof WG-2 and WG-2 GPS

February 9, 2012
PENTAX Announces Lifeproof WG-2 and WG-2 GPS

PENTAX has just announced an update to its WG-series of “lifeproof” cameras, the Optio WG-2 and the Optio WG-2 GPS, which will replace their WG-1 counterparts from last year. Both cameras are making the jump from a 14 megapixel CCD to a 16 megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS image sensor, which allows for full HD 1080p moving recording (at 30 frames per second) and […]

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