Ricoh will launch a new Pentax full frame DSLR camera in late October to early November.
According to latest Pentax rumors, the upcoming Pentax Full Frame DSLR camera could use the new 42.4-megapixel image sensor in the Sony A7RII mirrorless shooter.
The rumor mill also mentions that Tamron is going to make lenses for the upcoming Pentax Full Frame DSLR. Below is what the Tamron rep said.
Pentax Full Frame DSLR Rumored To Use 42.4MP Sony A7RII Sensor
#1. Ricoh is going to open a factory service center in the US in 2016.
#2. The new full frame Pentax will have the Sony 42 MP sensor from the a7R II.
#3. Tamron will be adding new Pentax K mount lenses because of the above.
Ricoh exhibit a mockup/prototype of a new Pentax full frame DSLR camera at CP+ 2015 show in February, 2015. See the image above. Later on, first rumored specs of the Pentax full-frame DSLR also leaked online.
The upcoming K-mount Pentax full frame DSLR camera is expected to start shipping in Fall this year with a price tag around $2,200 for US. (2000 Euros).
via: Pentax Forum