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Press Release

February 8, 2012

PENTAX to Exhibit 7 Reference Products
at CP+ 2012 Camera and Imaging Show

PENTAX RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce the exhibition of seven reference products — interchangeable lenses and camera accessories currently under development — at CP+ 2012, one of the largest and most comprehensive camera and imaging shows in Asia. This annual event will be held from February 9th to 12th at the PACIFIC YOKOHAMA convention center in Japan.

Reference Products
  1. Interchangeable lens for medium-format digital SLR camera

    Model name (tentative): smc PENTAX-D FA645 90mmF2.8Product Image
    • Unifocal medium-telephoto lens for use with the PENTAX 645D
    • Focal length ideal for portraiture and high-quality image reproduction with beautiful bokeh (out-of-focus) effect
    • Market launch scheduled for 2012
  2. Interchangeable lenses for K mount digital cameras

    Model name (tentative): smc PENTAX-DA 560mm F5.6Product Image
    • Unifocal super-telephoto lens for use with K mount interchangeable-lens digital cameras
    • Sharp, well-defined images — particularly with distant subjects — thanks to the adoption of optics used in astronomical telescopes
    • Market launch scheduled for 2012

    Model name (tentative): smc PENTAX-DA 50mm F1.8Product Image
    •Unifocal standard medium-telephoto lens for use with K mount interchangeable-lens digital cameras (Mortified on Feb 15 2012.)
    • Maximum aperture of F1.8 for high-quality images with a superb rendition of depth and natural bokeh (out-of-focus) effect Market launch scheduled for 2012

  3. Interchangeable lenses for Q mount digital camera

    Model name (tentative): TELEPHOTO ZOOMProduct Image
    • Telephoto zoom lens (high-performance-lens series) for use with Q mount interchangeable-lens digital camera
    • Exceptional image rendition for sharp, high-contrast images, even at the edges of the image field, thanks to the state-of-the-art optical design
    • Market launch scheduled for 2012

    Model name (tentative): BODY CAP LENSProduct Image
    • Unifocal standard lens (unique-lens series) for use with Q mount interchangeable-lens digital camera
    • Eye-catching “body mount cap” design, along with a toy-camera-like visual effect
    • Market launch scheduled for 2012
  4. Interchangeable K-mount lens for the PETNAX K-01

    Model name: to be announced laterProduct Image
    • Super-thin interchangeable lens especially designed for PENTAX K-01
    • Market launch: to be decided
  5. Lens adapter

    Model name: Adapter Q for K mount lensProduct Image
    • Lens adapter for mounting a K-mount lens onto a Q mount interchangeable-lens digital camera body
    • Built-in shutter unit; manual-focus operation only
    • Market launch scheduled for spring 2012

Notes:
Model names, designs, specifications and market launch schedules of these products are all tentative and subject to change without notice. Prices of these products will be announced at a later date.

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