Pentax's New K-01 Camera is Available at Henry's Camera

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Henry’s Camera reported that Pentax has formally announced the K-01 K-mount mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and a revised 40mm F2.8 pancake lens to match.

The PENTAX K-01 offers a full array of advanced functions

Designed by Marc Newson, one of the world’s most acclaimed and influential contemporary designers. The PENTAX K-01 offers a full array of advanced functions, including a 16 megapixel CMOS image sensor with low image noise and multiple aspect ratios, high-speed burst shooting, an extra-wide sensitivity range and Full HD video recording, in a camera body with remarkable form and function.

The Pentax K-01 is built around a 16MP APS-C sensor, the camera accepts a wide array of PENTAX interchangeable K-mount lenses* including those produced for film-format SLR cameras. This lens compatibility makes it rather easy to find the most suitable lens for a particular subject or scene and create the desired visual effect and perspective with great ease.

The Pentax K-01 features sensor-shift image stabilization, a 920k dot rear LCD and can shoot at up to 6 frames per second. The Full HD video-recording function on the Pentax K-01 captures high-quality movie clips (1920 x 1080 pixels). With the H.264 recording format, it offers a choice of frame rate (30, 25 or 24 frames per second) to accommodate user-specific applications. The PENTAX K-01 also comes with an HDMI type C terminal, which allows you to simultaneously output both Full HD movie clips and stereo sound, as well as an external microphone input terminal.

Marc Newson’s original design scheme is evident in all elements of the K-01, including the product logo, the camera strap (included) and even the start-up screen that comes on when the K-01’s power is turned on.

Pricing and Availability
Henry’s is proud to be amongst the first Canadian retailers to carry the new Pentax K-01 and revised 40mm F2.8 pancake lens. The Pentax K-01 body will retail for $749.99 and the pancake 40mm F2.8 will retail for $199.99. The Pentax K-01 and 40mm F2.8 lens will become available in March 2012. As of today customers may pre-order the Pentax K-01 and 40mm F2.8 pancake lens at any Henry’s retail location, on the Henry’s website, http://www.henrys.com or by calling 1-800-461-7960.

About Henry’s
Henry's has long been known in the Canadian photographic industry as the source for the best and newest products such as digital cameras and video cameras, informed Imaging Experts, award-winning customer service and competitive pricing. Henry's, a family owned and operated business, first opened its doors in 1909 and has evolved into Canada's largest independent photographic and digital retailer. Henry’s camera stores carry over 15,000 products in stores across Canada, the Henry's Outlet Centre and on http://www.henrys.com from such major manufacturers as Pentax, Nikon, Fuji, Olympus, Sony, Canon, Panasonic and Epson.

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