Pentax rolls out 645D Limited Edition digital camera

Pentax Imaging has announced a special edition of its 645D 40MP medium-format digital SLR camera to celebrate that it has been honored ‘Camera of the Year’ at the Camera Grand Prix Japan 2011.

The ‘original’ 645D was first announced in June 2010 and is equipped with 40MP, 44 x 33 CCD sensor, 921k dot 3.0-inch LCD, and has dust-proof, weather-resistant body that operates in temperatures as low as –10°C. Thanks to all these features, the camera was selected for “Camera of the Year” at Camera GP Japan 2011.

Pentax 645D Limited Edition

The new Limited Edition model comes in comes in red lacquer finish with a special leather camera strap (645D japan O-ST123), Body Mount Cap 645D, Center-Spot-Matte Focusing Screen DS-80 and a specially designed paulownia-wood box packaging.

Pentax 645D Limited Edition paulownia wood box

Orders for this special kit can be placed during a two-month period from July 20 to September 20, 2011.

Source: Pentax

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