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Pentax 24-70 f/2.8- A companion for the upcoming full frame DSLR

Ricoh-Pentax teased their upcoming Full Frame DSLR  a few days ago. The company has also recently announced the new 24- 70 f/2.8 lens that will be the ideal companion to the camera.


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The new lens, called the HD PENTAX-D FA 24-70mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR is a weather-resistant lens that will offer the ideal wide to mid tele photo focal length with a fast wide aperture of f/ 2.8 through out the range. The lens offers an equivalent focal length range of a 37-107mm on current Pentax crop sensor APS-C bodies.

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The lens features a premium design with HD multi coatings, 3 ED (extra low dispersion) glass elements and 4 Aspherical glass elements to keep colour aberrations and physical distortions in check.

The lens also features a 9 blade aperture to deliver smooth out of focus areas

pentax 24-70_1While the camera is expected to be out in spring 2016, as reported before, the Indian pricing and availability of this lens is not know, so be sure to watch this space for more!



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