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Ricoh Announce Pentax 50mm f/1.4, 11-18mm f/2.8 Lenses

Gina Stephens
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HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW

Ricoh has signaled two new Pentax K-mount lenses:

  • HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW
  • HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm f/2.8

The 50mm f/1.4 lens, was first shown in February 2017, and is an All-Weather (AW) weather-sealed lens, compatible with the full-frame Pentax K-1. The lens offers a sign focusing distance of 40cm, and is scheduled for release in Spring 2018. 

HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm f/2.8

The wide-angle 11-18mm lens is equivalent to 17mm-27.5mm in 35mm terms, and is designed to be utilized with APS-C DSLRs, such as the Pentax K-3 II, KP and K-70. The lens is scheduled for release in Summer 2018. 

Ricoh are showing an updated lens roadmap, with detachments of these two new lenses on Ricoh's website (pdf), which also shows an 85mm f/1.4 lens is in the works. 

Via DCWatch.

 

Republished: ephotozine.com

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Gina Stephens

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