Ricoh Imaging Developing New Full Frame DSLR

Ricoh Imaging is developing a yet unnamed K-Mount 35mm full frame DSLR. Its current design will be unveiled at this year’s upcoming CP+.

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RICOH IMAGING to Exhibit a DSLR Camera Under Development at CP+ February 12-15

February 4, 2015 –

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce the exhibition of a reference product – a digital SLR camera currently under development. The product will be displayed at “CP+” one of the largest and most comprehensive camera and imaging shows in Asia, from February 12-15, 2015 at the PACIFICO Yokohama Convention Center in Japan. CP+, originally known as the “Japanese Camera Show”, has over 50 years of history and draws more and more imaging enthusiasts each year. In 2014 over 42,000 people were in attendance over the course of only 3 days. RICOH IMAGING will display the following:

Digital SLR camera

Product name: TBD

– K-Mount digital SLR camera with a large, 35mm full-frame image sensor

– Compatible with DA-series interchangeable lenses, using an image cropping function

– Currently under development for market launch by the end of 2015

Note: The specifications and exterior design of this product are yet to be finalized and are subject to change without notice.

About Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation|

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions.

The company now known as Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation was originally founded in 1919, under the name Asahi Optical Joint Stock Co. and launched its first SLR camera in the 1950s under the PENTAX name. Today, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation continues to produce the heritage-rich, award-winning line of PENTAX DSLR cameras, lenses and sport optics equipment as well as Ricoh’s offering of stylish and compact digital cameras, known for their wide-ranging, rich set of features.

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