Pentax cameras: the full and complete range explained

Pentax cameras: the full and complete range explained

One of the oldest brands on the market, Pentax was bought by Ricoh back in 2011. Now, although Ricoh manufactures all of the models, some of them are branded with Ricoh, others with Pentax. Generally speaking, it is DSLR and medium format models which continue to bear the Pentax name, presumably in a nod to… Continue reading

Pentax K-01 unveiled with ‘world’s thinnest’ lens

Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera revealed

Pentax has unveiled its latest mirrorless camera, the Pentax K-01, which boasts what the company claims is the world’s thinnest interchangeable lens – the smc Pentax-DA 40mm F2.8 XS unifocal.

This latest addition to the popular Pentax K series features 16.28-megapixel resolution with a newly developed CMOS image sensor measuring 23.7mm by 15.7mm, as well as high-speed burst shooting, an extra-wide sensitivity range with a top sensitivity of ISO 25600 and Full HD video recording.