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.
Category: Pentax K7
Pentax K-7 : The new firmware is out
A major firmware update for the Pentax K-7, version 1.10. I think that K7 owners should have a look right now. Download firmware for Pentax K-7, from Pentax Japan web site. Features: Added Movie editing function on playback mode palette. You can divide a movie into multiple segments and erase unwanted segments from the movie.…
Photokina: Expectations for Pentax
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…
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).
End of year coupons and offers
Since this is time for the end of the year and its high sales of electronic gadgets and photographic gear, here also comes the time for cashbacks, sales and promotions. The photography market will not forget this in these recession times and there are many offers and promotions or bundles. Among the offers I tried…
Several firmware updates
These last days, plenty of photo camera manufacturers announced updated and corrections to the firmware of their photo cameras. Uncanny… Pentax K-7 : site Pentax UK Canon EOS 7D : Canon web site Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D : Canon web site And we are told that Canon prépares a big firmware update to bring full…
Pentax K-7: Firmware update and user manual
A few news for Pentax. The Pentax K-7 is receiving a new firmware. the most visible change is the introduction of a customizable behavior for the 4-way controller in order to allow people not to use the OK button so often. For Windows (Download zip from www.pentaximaging.com, 9.2MB) For Mac (Download zip from www.pentaximaging.com, 9.17MB)…
Pentax K-7, first French tests
photo credit: chez_sugi Weirdly, perhaps because the photo camera was actually delayed a little, the Pentax K-7 did not receive many reviews on the Internet. Happily, photo newspapers (in France) started to give it a nice place this month with Chasseur d’Images, Le Monde de la Photo and Réponses Photo all testing the Pentax K-7.…
Last minute change to Pentax K-7 sensor?
According to Amateur Photographer, the image sensor included in the currently available pre-production models of the Pentax K-7 SLR photo camera is NOT the final one. It is unclear whether it is only a minor update to the sensor or a major replacement. But, in any case, it means that there will be quite a…
Pentax K30D, still in preparation?
The Pentax representatives and PR people keep telling us that the Pentax K20D is not replaced by the newest Pentax K-7. So, what? Do you replace the K20D or not? The answer could come from Samsung, forever-partner of Pentax for digital SLR photo cameras. The network of informers in direct contact with Samsung keeps repeating…
Pentax K-7 video presentation
Very first review of the Pentax K-7
Kudos to OK1000 Pentax Blog for their actual review of the new Pentax K-7. Short, but apparently not only a rewriting of the Pentax Press Release.
Pentax K-7 is now official
The Pentax K-7 arrives with an impressive set of features to replace the older Pentax K20. You can expect people to notice it: All features Listed after the jump…
The new Pentax K-7 is being leaked (well before the official date) by Rice High’s Pentax Blog. Photos of the Pentax K-7 Features the Pentax K-7 And, here are the features of a clearly attracting SLR photo camera :
Pentax K7D: Some more
May be more for the 20th of May, than for the 21st (as previously expected). From the official pentaximaging.com.
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Pentax K7D, on May 20
Now, this is official (from Pentax Germany), the new Pentax will come on May 20.
Evolution of rumours
Upon a recommendation by Gérard Pandolfo, I have checked the Google Trends for the upcoming Pentax K7D. It is interesting to notice that Japan is clearly the country where most of the attraction for the Pentax K7D appears. While I’m here, let’s notice that the author of a book about the Nikon D400, recently apologized…
Is this a Pentax K7D?
The high-resolution image was shown on PentaxForums.
New Pentax K SLR coming (K7D?)
I leave the keyboard for a couple of days and here is a flurry of people giving us information about the possible new Pentax SLR photo camera. The most obvious point was the appearance of an ad for it. And a German user informed us that the name should be Pentax K7D. This would be…