Pentax announces super wide-angle DA lens

smc PENTAX-DA 12mm-24mm

Pentax announces super wide-angle DA lens - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsMarch 16, 2005 - 9.15 GMT
Pentax announces yet another compact, lightweight, zoom lens for exclusive use with Pentax digital SLR cameras including the *ist D and the *ist DS digital SLRs. The PENTAX-DA 12mm-24mm F4 ED AL [IF] will feature:  
- 2X zoom coverage in the ultra-wide angle range with an angle of view from 99 degrees to 61 degrees (equivalent to 18.5mm to 37mm in the 35mm format)
- 13-element/11-group optical construction with ED (Extra-low Dispersion) and aspherical optical elements
- Compact dimensions (diameter x length) of 3.3½ x 3.4½ (83.5mm x 87.5mm)...More