Ricoh's Pentax K-S1 SLR to launch in September, and you can get it in fabric colour options

Ricoh Imaging UK has introduced another SLR camera: the Pentax K-S1.

Featuring what Rocho described as a "lightweight, compact and portable" body, the K-S1 uniquely comes in 12 different colour variations ranging from black, blue, and white as standard to a unique Fabric collection that recreates the look of cotton, linen, denim, and tweed. There's also a Night Sky collection with sunset, dusk, moon, midnight, and dawn colours.

As for specs, the Pentax K-S1 offers an illumination interface system and an anti-aliasing filter simulator that debuted on the Pentax K-3. It also has an optical viewfinder with 100 per cent field of view, built-in shake reduction, super-high sensitivity of ISO 51200, and a CMOS sensor with 20 MP. Other features include a 3-inch LCD monitor, full HD film recording, top shutter speed of 1/6000 second, and continuous shooting at 5.4 images per second.

And finally, the Pentax K-S1 has 10 tools such as an infared effect option as well as 21 digital features such as a colour replacement filter. And all of this will cost you just £549.99 for the body only or £599.99 with the SMC DA L 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 lens. You can also get the the K-S1 with the SMC DA L f4-5.6 AL 50-200mm AL lens for £679.99.

Expect the Pentax K-S1 to launch in September. Check out the gallery below for press images.



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