Ilse Jurriën : February 8th 2011 - 20:50 CET
|Pentax K5 Limited Edition
Pentax K5 Limited Edition Silver : Pentax Imaging Company has announced that the popular K5 digital SLR will be available soon in Limited Edition Silver. Available in the US in limited quantities this special-edition model of the Pentax K5 digital SLR camera will feature an exclusive design with an original exterior color scheme and a uniquely shaped grip. Along with the silver Pentax K5, Pentax announced three popular Pentax DA Limited Edition Silver lens models designed for use with Pentax digital SLR cameras also which will ship in the near future. Each limited edition lens will feature a high-quality, silver finish applied to the high precision machine shaped lens barrel, hood and cap.|
Pentax K5 Limited Edition lenses
The three prime lenses that will be available in silver include:
• smc Pentax-DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited Silver
• smc Pentax-DA 40mm F2.8 Limited Silver
• smc Pentax-DA 70mm F2.4 Limited Silver
Pentax K5 Limited Edition design
The special edition, silver finish Pentax K5 will match existing Pentax FA-Limited series lenses and the new DA Limited Silver series lenses. The camera’s mode dial, control buttons and levers all feature the elegant silver color. To improve handling, the special-edition Pentax K5 SLR comes with an exclusively designed grip that is thicker than the standard K5 model. Shock-resistant, scratchproof reinforced glass has been used to protect the LCD monitor on the camera’s back panel and the status panel on the top panel.
Pentax K5 Limited Edition Silver SLR
First announced in September 2010, the Pentax K-5 DSLR offers a true high-end, weather-resistant prosumer design and features normally found only on the most costly of professional cameras including:
• High resolution 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor.
• Fast 7 FPS to capture fast action shots.
• Widescreen 1080p HD video at 25 FPS with sound
• A high sensitivity 80-12800 ISO range, expandable to 51200, with improved noise performance.
Pentax K-5 DA Limited lenses
The unique DA Limited series of prime lenses offers incredible sharpness and image quality, and are made specifically for Pentax DSLR cameras. These new Pentax lenses are ideal for even the most discerning photographer who demands top performance in an ultra-compact package. The high-grade aluminum construction of the DA Limited series provides the utmost durability and elegant design.
Pentax K-5 Limited Edition review, price & availability
Whether paired or purchased separately, the Pentax K5 Limited Edition Silver and the smc Pentax DA Limited Silver lenses will offer owners a classic, high-end photography expererience. Priced at $1699.95 (body kit), the Pentax K5 Limited Edition Silver will be available in April 2011. As soon as we receive a Pentax K5 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Pentax K5 review.