Pentax 645z Medium Format Camera To Be Announced on April 14th

The new Pentax 645z medium format camera is rumored to be announced on April 14th. Ricoh China has started a countdown teaser last week for the announcement of a new Z camera.

This could be the replacement of the Pentax 645 medium format camera that was announced in February CP+ 2014. In addition to full HD (1920×1080 @ 60i and 30p in H.264), the upcoming Pentax 645z medium format camera will also have 4k video recording capabilities (3840 x 2160).

See below for the previously posted specs and price information for the new Pentax 645z medium format camera.

Pentax 645z Medium Format Camera To Be Announced on April 14th

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Pentax 645z Medium Format Camera Rumored Specs

  • 40 – 50 MP sensor
  • SAFOX XI AF module
  • Frame rate: 3 fps
  • Highest ISO: 102,400 or 204,800
  • Shutter life: 100,000
  • Live view (movie function possible)
  • USB 3.0 support for tethered shooting
  • Price around 10,000 USD
  • Release date in mid April 2014

via PR