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Pentax Unveils New X-5 Super Zoom Camera

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Pentax Unveils New X-5 Super Zoom Camera

Pentax has announced a new 26x super zoom point-and-shoot digital camera called the X-5. The camera has a three-inch high-definition LCD screen on the back and 16-megapixel resolution. The rear LCD can also be tilted for comfortable shooting at different angles.

The camera supports ISO up to 6400 and uses a back-illuminated CMOS image sensor. The camera features triple shake reduction technology to help keep images clear at high zoom levels and has an electronic viewfinder. In addition to shooting high-resolution still images, the camera can also record full HD video at 30 frames per second. The camera will be available in September for $279.95.


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Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera

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Ricoh announced the $8,500 PENTAX 645Z medium-format DSLR digital camera, which features a 51.4 megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD video and a responsive shooting experience with three frames-per-second. The camera assures super-high-resolution images with a stunningly realistic sense of depth combined with vivid colors and rich shadow detail. The resulting images feature a uniquel ...
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Latest Pentax medium-format camera utilizes 51.4MP CMOS sensor, delivers more depth

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Ricoh's new medium-format Pentax 645Z now utilizes a CMOS sensor, which the company says will allow the camera to achieve photos with greater depth, colors, and shadow details, while also incorporating Live View and Full HD video capture.The post Latest Pentax medium-format camera utilizes 51.4MP CMOS sensor, delivers more depth appeared first on Digital Trends ...
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Monster 51.4 Megapixel Pentax DSLR lets you shoot from your smartphone!

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Every now and again a new super-gadget comes along, promising to blow rivals out of the water. The Pentax 645Z medium format DSLR could do exactly that, cramming in a massive 51.4-Megapixel sensor and offering the ability to shoot snaps from afar with your smartphone! It’s not just the pixel count that impresses on the Pentax 645Z either, as with other medium format shooters, the sensor itself is also physically larger than most DSLRs’ – in this case 1.7x bigger than a regular 35mm full- ...
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Ricoh Unveils Next-Generation Pentax 645Z Medium Format Camera

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New Gear: Pentax 645Z Medium Format Camera With 51.4-Megapixel CMOS Sensor

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You can get Pentax's new medium format body for less than $10,000, including a lens CMOS is the big thing when it comes to medium format digital cameras at the moment. Just ask Phase One and Hasselblad. Now, Pentax is updating their popular 645-series medium format digital cameras with the CMOS-toting 645Z. And it checks in at a price well under $10,000. The heart of the camera is their new 51.4-megapixel CMOS ...
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Pentax unveils 645Z DSLR and confirms UK price

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There are camera and then there are cameras. Ricoh Pentax has just announced a wedge of camera gear that firmly sits in the latter category: the medium format Pentax 645Z. An update to the earlier Pentax 645D, the Z is the second model in the company's... ...
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