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Pentax K-70 Camera and 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED Lens Announced

Ricoh officially announced the new Pentax K-70 DSLR camera and HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens.

The advanced entry-level Pentax K-70 DSLR camera features a 24.24MP APS-C CMOS sensor and PRIME MII image processor, and it is capable of capturing high quality images in extremely low-light conditions and continuous stills shooting up to 6 fps. The US price of Pentax K-70 camera body is $649.95, with a 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 AL (IF) DC WR lens for $899.95. Shipping is scheduled to start at the beginning of July.

Pentax K-70 Pre-order links: $649.95 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Pentax K-70 DSLR Camera Key Features:

  • 24.24MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • PRIME MII Image Processor
  • Anti-Aliasing Filter Simulator
  • 3.0″ 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080i Video at 60 fps
  • SAFOX X 11-Point AF with 9 Cross Sensors
  • ISO 100-204800, Up to 6 fps Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi, Compatible with O-GPS1
  • Shake Reduction & Pixel Shift Resolution
  • Weather-Resistant Construction

You can see more Pentax K-70 camera information at Ricoh Imaging.

The new HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE lens is an 84.5-460mm equivalent telephoto zoom designed for APS-C-format K-mount DSLRs. This new compact, weather-resistant telephoto zoom lens provides enhanced autofocus performance and outstanding optical performance. It has a retail price of $399.96 and it is expected to be released in July.

Pentax 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE Lens Pre-order links: $399.95 at B&H, Adorama.

Pentax 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE Lens Key Features:

  • K Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 84.5-460mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/32
  • Extra-Low Dispersion Glass
  • HD and SP Lens Coatings
  • Pulse Autofocus Motor
  • Quick Shift Focus
  • Retractable Design
  • Weather-Resistant Construction
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

You can see more Pentax 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE Lens information at Ricoh Imaging.

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  4. Pentax Full Frame DSLR Camera to be Announced in November
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