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Pentax K-5

Dennis Hissink
Photokina report
Friday 24th, September 2010
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

News report Photokina - Pentax has announced the Pentax K-5 digital SLR camera. The new Pentax K-5 digital SLR camera offers a true high-end prosumer design and features normally found only on the most costly of professional cameras. With exceptional reliability, user-friendly operation, and the compact, lightweight body of its predecessor, the Pentax K-7, the new Pentax K-5 offers several important and improved features. The Pentax K-5 digital SLR camera will ship in October 2010 as a body kit only for $1,599.95 USD or as a lens kit with the Pentax 18-55mm WR for $1,749.95 USD.

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Pentax K-5

Pentax K-m

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 23rd, September 2008

Hoya Corporation Pentax Imaging Systems Division is announce the launch of the Pentax K-m digital SLR camera. Designed primarily for beginning digital SLR photographers, this new entry-class model offers simplified, user-friendly operation, and an easy-to-manoeuvre compact, lightweight body. The Pentax K-m was developed as an entry-class digital SLR camera offering simple, straightforward operation, making it possible for first-time digital SLR users and family photographers to enjoy high-quality digital SLR photography with little trouble or confusion.

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Pentax K10D DSLR camera

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 14th, September 2006

Pentax Corporation introduced the Pentax K10D lens-inter-changeable digital SLR camera. This new digital SLR camera combines 10.2 effective megapixels with a host of advanced technologies - including the Pentax-original Shake Reduction (SR) system - to deliver high-quality digital SLR photography and responsive operations to advanced amateurs and experienced hobbyists. Pentax believes that, while some of these technologies and improvements may not be actually reflected in the product’s specifications, they do make a significant difference in the final images. The Pentax K10D digital SLR camera will start shipping at mid October, 2006.

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Pentax K110D

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Saturday 31st, December 2005

Pentax Corporation is pleased to introduce the Pentax K110D, an entry-class lens-interchangeable digital SLR camera that combines a host of advanced technologies with a simple, user-friendly operation system and a compact, lightweight body. It brings high-quality digital SLR photography to everyone, especially to first-time digital SLR users. Developed as a starter camera for beginning digital SLR photographers, the Pentax K110D is designed to capture high-quality images with simplified operation in a variety of applications, including the documentation of hobby scenes and the preservation of family events. The Pentax K110D is introduced next to the Pentax K100D dSLR.

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Pentax K100D

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Saturday 31st, December 2005

Pentax Corporation is pleased to introduce the Pentax K100D lens-interchangeable digital SLR camera. The new Pentax K100D combines 6.1 effective Megapixels with a host of advanced technologies, including a Pentax-original Shake Reduction (SR) system, to deliver high-quality digital SLR photography and user-friendly operations to all levels of photographers. Developed as a popular-class digital SLR camera, the Pentax K100D packs an array of advanced, user-friendly features, including a Pentax-developed Shake Reduction (SR) system, high-precision auto focus and auto sensitivity control, into a compact, well-balanced body to accommodate a wide range of shooting and playback requirements.

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Pentax *ist DL2 DSLR

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Saturday 31st, December 2005

Pentax is pleased to announce the marketing of the Pentax *istDL2 lens-interchangeable digital SLR camera to offer the fun and excitement of high-quality digital SLR photography to many levels of photographers, especially first-time digital SLR users. Developed as a proud successor to the *istDL, the new Pentax ist DL2 digital SLR inherits many of its predecessor’s popular features, including a compact, lightweight and easy-to-hold body and a simple, accessible operation system. At the same time, it provides several improvements and additions, such as an increased number of AF sensor points and eight user-friendly Scene Modes. As a result, it delivers greatly enhanced overall cost performance to its users.

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Pentax *ist DS

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 14th, September 2004

Pentax Corporation is pleased to announce the marketing of the Pentax *istDS digital SLR camera. Offering a compact, lightweight body, simplified operations and an affordable price, the *istDS assures high-quality digital SLR photography, including the advantage of lens interchangeability, to photographers of all levels. Developed as a sister model of the popular Pentax *istD, this new camera was designed by further advancing Pentax's digital camera development concept of "user-friendliness," or "a harmony between ease of use and portability." The *istDS is one of the smallest and lightest digital digital SLR cameras on the market today - even more compact and lightweight than the Pentax *istD.

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