The first lens to be released this Spring will be the Pentax 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW. Ricoh users will meet the wide-angle zoom Pentax 11-18mm f/2.8ED DC AW in Summer of 2018.
The other lenses scheduled for 2019 are the new HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 lens and the HD Pentax-D FA 85mm f/1.4 lens.
HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 lens appeared on the updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmap
According to recent reports, HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4 lens will probably be based on the current Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S.
Here is the new Pentax lenses launch order for 2018/2019:
- HD Pentax-D FA★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW: Spring 2018
- HD Pentax-DA★ 11-18mm f/2.8ED DC AW: Summer 2018
- HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/4: Spring 2019
- HD Pentax-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4: 2019
The rest of the lenses on the roadmap (with a “2019 or later” tentative release date):
- Large Aperture Wide-Angle Single Focus Lens
- Ultra Wide-Angle Single Focus Lens
- Fish-Eye Zoom Lens
- Telephoto Zoom Lens
Here is the full frame Pentax K-mount lens roadmap: