Pentax K-1 Full Frame DSLR Camera Rumored to be Announced on February 18th

Pentax K-1 full frame DSLR camera is rumored to be announced on February 18th, 2016 just before the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2016.

Ricoh Imaging used to make their major announcements a bit ahead of big events. The upcoming CP+ 2016 event will happen between February 25 to February 28, 2016. So a possible Pentax K-1 full frame DSLR camera announcement makes sense.

According to latest rumors on PentaxForum, the upcoming Pentax K-1 full frame DSLR camera is rumored to be announced on February 18th, 2016. More details after the break!

Pentax K-1 Full Frame DSLR Camera Rumored to be Announced on February 18th


The new Pentax 35mm full-frame digital SLR camera is equipped with an image sensor for 35 mm full-size images and uses the K-mount lens system. The camera is compatible with all K-mount lenses, such as the FA lenses, which can be used with the same angle of view as with 35mm film cameras.

Pentax K-1 will feature 36-Megapixel full-frame image sensor found in the D810 and have an improved dynamic range. The camera will not be able to record 4K video. The rumored specs so far can be seen below.

Pentax K-1 Full Frame DSLR Camera Rumored Specs

  • 36-Megapixel full frame image sensor without AA filter
  • PRIME IV 14 bit processor based on PRIME M2
  • 5 axis shake reduction
  • 645 lens adapter
  • SR (Super-Resolution) mode
  • Diffraction correction
  • 0.78x coverage large viewfinderfinder

According to previous Pentax rumors, the upcoming K-mount Pentax full frame DSLR camera is expected to have a price tag between €1,999 and €2,300. (around $2,200)

Stay tuned for more information.

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