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Pentax K-3 Mark III Firmware Update Version 1.01 now Available for Download

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Ricoh has released the first firmware update for its latest flagship Pentax K-3 III APS-C SLR camera. The new firmware update version 1.01 for Pentax K-3 Mark III is now available for download.

Ricoh has introduced the Pentax K-3 Mark III (First Impressions) camera last month, it comes with a new 25.7 MP BSI CMOS APS-C sensor, no anti-aliasing filters, 14 bits, 12 shots per second continuous shooting, ISO up to ISO 1,600,000, PRIME V image processing according to Pentax. Better image detail, best noise reduction in low light.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available to pre-order on the Amazon.comB&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit. You can see the details on the latest firmware updates below and also head over to Ricoh to download it.

The new firmware brings the following improvements:

  • Improved stability of performance when battery power is low condition.
  • Corrected – In rare cases, images are not recorded correctly when shooting continuously in RAW format.
  • Improved stability for general performance.

Pentax K-3 Mark III Key Features:

  • 25.7MP APS-C BSI CMOS Sensor
  • SAFOX 13 101-Point Phase-Detection AF
  • 1.05x-Mag. Pentaprism Optical Viewfinder
  • 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Touchscreen LCD
  • Up to 12 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 5-Axis SR II In-Body Shake Reduction
  • UHD 4K30p Video Recording
  • Pixel Shift Res., AA Filter Simulator
  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth; Dual SD Card Slots
  • Weather-Sealed Magnesium-Alloy Body