Pentax have announced that they will be displaying two digital lenses product in conceptual stages at Photo Imaging Expo 2005 (one of the largest annual photographic merchandize trade shows in Asia) from March 17 to 20 in Ariake, Tokyo.
We already mentioned the smc PENTAX-DA 50mm-200mm f/4-5.6 ED which was previously exhibited at PMA 2005 in Florida.
Added to this smc PENTAX-DA 12mm-24mm F4 ED AL [IF] - an nterchangeable ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for exclusive use with PENTAX digital SLR cameras
Compact, lightweight zoom lens designed for exclusive use with PENTAX KAF-mount digital SLR cameras
Two-times zoom coverage in the ultra-wide-angle range, featuring an angle of view from 99 degrees to 61 degrees (equivalent in focal length from 18.5mm to 37mm in the 35mm format), when mounted on the PENTAX *istD or *istDS digital SLR camera body
13-element/11-group optical construction incorporating ED (Extra-low Dispersion) and aspherical optical elements
Dimensions (diameter x length): 83.5mm x 87.5mm (3.3" x 3.4")