Pentax K-3 Wins TIPA Award

Ricoh has announced that the Pentax K-3 camera given the “Best Expert DSLR” by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA).

The Pentax K-3 DSLR Camera is an advanced DSLR features continuous shooting at 8.3FPS, 24 megapixels in an APS-C sized CMOS sensor, and fully weather-sealed pentaprism optical viewfinder for 100% FOV and .95 magnification.

See the Ricoh UK press release below.

Pentax K-3 Wins TIPA Award


Pentax K-3 DSLR Camera Price & Availability

The new Pentax K-3 Digital SLR Camera is available to buy from the camera stores below.

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Ricoh Press Release

PENTAX K-3 Digital SLR Camera Named “BEST DSLR EXPERT” at 2014 TIPA Photo & Imaging Awards

RICOH IMAGING UK, LTD. is pleased to announce that the PENTAX K-3, the flagship of the PENTAX K digital SLR camera series, first launched in November 2013, was selected as the BEST DSLR EXPERT by the prestigious Technical Image Press Association (TIPA).The selection was made primarily because of the camera’s exceptional, super-fine image quality, as well as its excellent reliability and outstanding operability.

TIPA is an independent, non-profit organisation comprising the chief editors and technical editors of 29 leading photo and imaging magazines from 16 countries. This year’s winners were selected from new photo and imaging products introduced to the market from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. The PENTAX K-3 received the highest rating in the Best DSLR Expert category.

In its official product citation, TIPA noted: “Developed by Ricoh Imaging as the flagship of the PENTAX K digital SLR camera series, the Pentax K-3 with 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor adds the unique “anti-aliasing simulator” to its low pass filter-less design. Housed in a weather-sealed magnesium alloy body, the camera can deliver 8.3 frames per second in bursts of 23 RAW or 60 JPEG images. Utilising the sensor-shift image stabilisation mechanism it adds a controllable “anti-moiré” effect. The K-3 delivers Full HD video with stereo sound and an upgraded interval movie mode for capturing 4K movie clips. It also incorporates a new PRIME III processor and 27-point SAFOX II AF system, with 25 cross-type sensors. The shutter is now rated at a robust 200,000 actuations”.