Ricoh announces the release of the HD lens Pentax D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW and HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8
Exhibition Photo Plus Expo 2017, held these days in new York, Ricoh Imaging has a place the announcement of two models of lenses for digital SLR cameras. This is a model HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW and HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8.
According to the manufacturer, referring to the series * these lenses provide the best image quality among lens mount Pentax K. in Addition, their advantages include protection from dust and atmospheric influences.
Final names of the two models, specifications and pricing will be announced in 2018. Meanwhile, the manufacturer announced that the HD lens Pentax D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW is full frame. It uses new ring ultrasonic drive focus for fast and quiet focusing. Minimum focusing distance is 0.4 m. the lens Release is expected in spring 2018.
Model HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 is designed for camera format APS-C. Its release is scheduled for summer 2018.