Pentax K-1 Limited Silver Officially Announced

Production limited to 2,000 units worldwide

By PF Staff in Pentax Announcements on Aug 24, 2017

The Limited Silver edition of the Pentax K-1 is now official!  With worldwide production limited to 2,000 units, this special version of the K-1 full-frame perfectly complements the finish of Pentax's popular silver FA limited lenses.

In addition to the silver camera body, the special kit comes with a matching BG-6 battery grip in silver, a metal hotshoe cover with an engraved K-1 logo, a unique box, and an extra D-Li 90 battery (for a total of 2).  The camera comes pre-loaded with the latest firmware version (v1.41) but is otherwise identical to the standard K-1 in terms of specifications.

Pre-orders are already being accepted in Japan and in the UK at the local equivalent of approximately $2700 USD.  We will announce once the camera goes on sale in the US.  The camera is expected to ship on September 15th.

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Note that this press release has been translated from the original version in Japanese.

"PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver" new release

Limited release of Silver model matching FA Limited lenses

K-1silver.jpg  Smc PENTAX-FA 31mm F1.8 AL Limited on the K-1 Silver (lens sold separately)

August 24, 2017: Ricoh Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Yoshinori Yamashita), Ricoh Imaging Co., Ltd. (President: Shinobu Takahashi) is pleased to announce the "PENTAX K-1" painted in a special silver color.  As the highest-grade digital single lens reflex camera of the Pentax K-mount series, the PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver will be limited to 2,000 units worldwide.

The PENTAX K-1 (released in April 2016) adopts a large, high-performance CMOS image sensor of 35.9×24.0 mm, and it has an ultra-high resolution of about 36.4 million effective pixels and excellent gradation reproduction. It is the top-ranking machine of our K series digital single lens reflex camera that realizes high sensitivity. The limited edition model is released in response to requests from many users wishing a perfect matching with the silver FA limited lens series.  We applied a luxurious silver paint to the camera body and battery grip. In addition, the camera comes with specially designed details, including a limited metal hot shoe cover with a logo attached.

product name PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver
set content

· PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver body

· Battery grip "D-BG6 Limited Silver"

· Metal hot shoe cover

· Specially designed box

price ¥297,000 [approx. $2700 USD]
sales quantity Worldwide limited to 2,000
Release date September 15, 2017

Included accessories: Rechargeable lithium ion battery (2), battery charger, AC cord, strap, ME finder cap, body mount cap KII, software CD-ROM

Learn more about the Pentax K-1 in our in-depth review.

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