They had it coming. The Pentax K-7 and Pentax K-x are now leaving the market to offer more free space for the roaming new Pentax K-5 and Pentax K-r.
After a serious overhaul of its low-end, Pentax must now push its best products up. It wi ball he easier because 2010 has been quite favorable to Pentax. The successful launch of the 645D (despite its stratospheric price) has convinced Pentax product marketing department that it is possible to aim high again. We are promised [...]
Barry Fitzgerald decided to offer us a comparison of five of the entry-level D-SLR. I invite you to read to the conclusion which should please some of the admirers of Pentax. The reviewed cameras are: Sony Alpha A230 Sony Alpha A550 Pentax K-x Canon EOS 1000d/Rebel XS Nikon D3000
I just updated the tests/reviews in the database of the SLR photo cameras, mostly for the Pentax and Samsung cameras (and some Nikon, Sony, Canon, too).
The user manual for the Pentax K-x is now available for free download (at Pentax Japan). Pentax K-x User Manual
Ready to celebrate the arrival of 2009 Beaujolais Nouveau, a new version of the RAW conversion utility from Adobe is here: Camera Raw 5.6. It supports a whole lot of recent cameras: Canon EOS 7D Canon PowerShot G11 Canon PowerShot S90 Leaf Aptus II 5 Mamiya DM22, DM28, DM33, DM56, M18, M22, M31 Nikon D3s [...]
Not happy with black, white, red and blue colors for your next camera? Pentax Japan decided to go even further and allow you to customize the camera body with a wealth of different colors for the plastic body and the hand grip. Do you like this or not? Source: Rye Clifton, via Engadget.
And I got the price, too. The PENTAX K-x (in black and white) will ship in October 2009 in three configurations: Pentax K-x single lens kit with an SMC Pentax DA L 18-55 mm lens, for US$649.95 Pentax K-x twin lens kit for US$749.95 (with the SMC Pentax DA L 18-55 mm zoom lens and [...]
According to Photo-rumors, Pentax is going to announce tomorrow a new SLR photo camera named Pentax K-X. Its most prominent features are going to be: 12.4 MP CMOS APS-C sensor (Aspect Ratio 3:2) Sensitivity: ISO 100-6400 (exp. 12800 ISO) Shutter speed: 30s – 1/6000s, Flash Sync at 1/180s Live View mode with options: Contrast Detection [...]