Pentax is lastly getting a full-body DSLR

Pentax is finally getting a full-frame DSLR

Pentax has fallen off the DSLR radar of late, until you are in search of a medium-format digital camera or a scorching pink Okay-collection mannequin. Father or mother firm Ricoh has simply pricked up the ears of the model’s many followers, nevertheless, with lengthy-awaited information of its first ever full-body Okay-mount Pentax DSLR. All we all know up to now is roughly what it appears like (the prototype is proven above), that it will work with Pentax’s DA APS-C lenses utilizing picture cropping, and that it will pack a full-body 35mm sensor. The cropping half is unlucky, since lovers would need a full-body Pentax digital camera for the additional decision and depth-of-subject. Some DA lenses might already be suitable with out cropping, nevertheless, and we might hope that Ricoh can also be engaged on new full-body DA lenses.

There is no phrase to date on the sensor decision, worth or different specs. This is not the primary time the corporate has teased a full-body mannequin — it revealed a 6-megapixel prototype method again in 2001, however by no means developed it. The late 2015 launch sounds formidable, however we’ll know extra once we see a prototype subsequent week on the CP+ digital camera present in Tokyo.

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