Pentax gonna Pentax: 100th anniversary flagship camera is an APS-C DSLR

Pentax teases 100th anniversary flagship camera… a K-mount APS-C DSLR
(Image credit: Ricoh Imaging)

Ricoh Imaging has given us the first glimpse at a brand new flagship camera to commemorate its 100th anniversary. And, in the most Pentaxy move imaginable, it's an APS-C DSLR. 

The camera is scheduled for launch in 2020, and will be exhibited at the Pentax Meeting 100th Anniversary Special event taking place in Japan on 21 September.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.