Over the past 48-hours, we’ve seen a lot of developments in the Pentax camp regarding the soon-to-be-announced K-30 DSLR. From a French catalog’s initial leak (shown above), to specification revelations, to even more image leaks, Pentax’s K-r replacement won’t leave much to the imagination on what to expect prior to its official announcement. Which leads into today’s K-30 tidbit, coming courtesy of Pentaxforums, revealing that the entry-level DSLR will be unveiled next week.
As far as we know, the K-30 will be announced in the three color options shown in one of the images below and will be priced between $700-$800 body-only. Early reports also indicate the camera containing a 16MP APS-C sized CMOS sensor, full-HD video capabilities, a max ISO sensitivity of 25,600, a weather-sealed body, a 3″ rear LCD, and a 4 frames-per-second continuous burst rate. Moreover, next weeks expected announcement will also confirm the cameras 11-point autofocus system and 100% viewfinder coverage.
Although a definitive date for when to expect the unveiling has yet to be determined, a better look at the camera itself can be viewed below. More information to come as it emerges.