Ricoh has released a development update for its Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR camera system. According to the statement the production of the Pentax K-3 Mark III has been delayed due to the delay in procuring some parts and the judgment that it will take some time to achieve high performance and high quality suitable for the APS-C flagship model.
What we currently know about the flagship APS-C-format DSLR camera is full specs and price information. The Pentax K-3 III price to be above 200,000 yen. This makes the expected US price to be around $1,999.
The K-3 III will be compatible with KAF4, KAF3, KAF2, KAF, and KA mount lenses. The camera features a new 25.73MP APS-C CMOS image sensor. ISO will range from 100 all the way up to 1,600,000 and the camera will feature sensor-shift image stabilization. In addition to still image capabilities, the K-3 III will record 4K video at up to 30 frames per second and Full HD video at 60p.
Ricoh announces its Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR has been delayed. See detail from the press text.
Development status of APS-C flagship digital SLR camera “PENTAX K-3 Mark III” (2nd report)
Thank you for your continued patronage of our products.
We would like to inform you of the current development progress of the APS-C flagship digital SLR camera “PENTAX K-3 Mark III” whose development status and product name were announced on October 27, 2020.
Aiming to be released around the time of the world premiere show “CP + 2021” (held as CP + 2021 online this year) of cameras and photographic images scheduled to be held from February 25 to 28, 2021 at the time of the previous announcement I was informed that it was under development. However, due to the delay in procuring some parts and the judgment that it will take some time to achieve high performance and high quality suitable for the APS-C flagship model, we have decided to release it. I decided to change it.
We apologize for the inconvenience caused to customers who are waiting for the official announcement and release, and thank you for your understanding.
Product name: PENTAX K-3 Mark III
Scheduled release date before change: Under development aiming for the world premiere show “CP + 2021” (Pacifico Yokohama) of cameras and photographic images scheduled to be held from February 25 to 28, 2021
Release after change Schedule (current outlook): We will inform you again in the near future.
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