Ricoh To Announce HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8 and 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 Lenses

Ricoh is rumored to announce the HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8 and HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6ED DC AW lenses on February 5.

Ricoh already displayed the two telephoto zoom lenses designed for Pentax cameras at CES 2015 show this year. Now both lenses said to become official on February 5.

Looks like both lenses are full frame too and this will be sure very exciting news for Pentax fans. HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8 expected to be priced around $2,200 and the HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6ED DC AW lens price to be around $2,300. Expect US prices will be lower.

Ricoh To Announce HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8 and 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 Lenses

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HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8ED DC AW Lens Specs

  • Dust and water sealed (sealing in 13 different places)
  • Image circle covers 35mm format (full frame lens)
  • New nanotechnology coating called “Aero Bright coating II”
  • HD coating
  • Two super ED, two ED and four low dispersion elements
  • Quick shift focus system selector: “QFS / A”, “QFS / M”, “MF”
  • “QFS / A” autofocus priority. “QFS / M” manual focus priority
  • DC motor
  • Circular aperture
  • 3-stage focus limiter
  • SP coating on the front lens
  • New removable tripod mount
  • Price in Japan: 260,000 yen with tax (around $2,200)

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HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6ED DC AW Lens Specs

  • Dust and water sealed (sealing in 21 different places)
  • Image circle covers the 35mm format (full frame lens)
  • HD coating
  • Three ED, one low dispersion element
  • Design for high megapixels sensor
  • Quick shift focus system selector: “QFS / A”, “QFS / M”, “MF”
  • “QFS / A” autofocus priority. “QFS / M” manual focus priority
  • Four places of the AF button (every 90 degrees to the lens barrel)
  • Focus preset mode for storing the focus position
  • AF Cancel fixing force the focus position in the continuous AF
  • DC motor
  • Zoom lock lever
  • Circular aperture
  • 3-stage focus limiter
  • SP coating on front element
  • New removable tripod mount
  • Price in Japan: 275,000 yen including tax (around $2,300)

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