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Pentax releases more colorful versions of the K-r and S1

Pentax releases five new color versions - in addition to black, white and red - of its K-r digital SLR camera for the European market. Yellow, pink, blue, purple and metal chocolate are the new tints which will definitely match your style, and at the same time strongly assert your personality. The Pentax Optio S1 has also become ripe, as Pentax introduces a new incandescent red version of the model in addition to the current black, silver and green versions. All new models will be available at the beginning of next month...
Check out the Pentax K-r specifications & reviewsPentax K-r - five new colors available in Europe

A pioneer in design in the photo industry being the first one in the world to launch the colorful SLRs, PENTAX is at it again by leading photo enthusiasts on the non-conformist path. In addition to the black, white and red, PENTAX offers 5 new colors for its multi-awarded K-r for the European market.

Yellow, pink, blue, purple and metal chocolate are the new tints which will definitely match your style, and at the same time strongly assert your personality.

As a reminder, the PENTAX K-r's features are:

•12.4 Megapixel CMOS sensor - 23.6 x 15.8mm - High-speed PRIME II Imaging Engine
•Sensitivity range: ISO 100 to 25 600. Excellent low noise level in high sensitivities
•6 fps high-speed continuous shooting
•Shutter speed: 1/6000 sec max.
•CMOS-shift Shake Reduction, complies with all PENTAX lenses
•SAFOX IX AF sensor with 11 selectable points
•Wide view angle 3'' LCD monitor, 921 000 dots
•Video recording in HDTV compatible (1280x720 pixels, 25 fps)
•Live View with magnified view, face detection and contrast AF
•Dust Removal mechanism
•Dynamic Range Enhancement (high and low lights correction)
•Numerous creative functions: Digital Filters, Auto-Picture, Custom Image and Cross Process modes, HDR function
•Compact and lightweight body: 12.5cm width and 525g (b.o.)
•Power supply: either Li-ion battery or AA batteries (optional adapter required)
The 5 new colors of the K-r will be available beginning of July 2011 at £569 RPP.


New "incandescent red" for Optio S1 ripe

Following the Optio S1's success, the technological marvel which already comes in a « mirror », a dark black and a turquoise blue color, PENTAX Europe Imaging Systems is proud to announce a brand new incandescent red version.

The highly elegant incandescent red Optio S1 will make every event unique, while at the same time producing stunning pictures.

Designed to be carried around your neck, just like a gem, and to be offered as a special gift.  

•14 Megapixels
•Optical 5x wide-angle (28mm) zoom
•Mechanical Shake Reduction
•2.7'' LCD monitor
•HDTV Video 720 p, 30 fps
•Tracking AF
•Luxurious and sleek design
•Very compact dimensions :  54 x 90 x 20  mm
The Incandescent Red Optio S1 will be available on the 20th of June, 2011 at £129 RRP.

Additional information: Check out the Pentax K-r specifications & reviews
June 19, 2011
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