Ricoh Announces the Pentax Q-S1, World's Smallest Interchangeable Lens Camera
Providing endless artistic expression in a fashionable compact design complete, with interchangeable lenses
Denver, Colorado August 4, 2014
-- RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION is proud to introduce the new PENTAX Q-S1,
one of the world's smallest and lightest digital cameras with interchangeable
lenses. With a new refined look, Smart Affect mode for creative photo
enhancing, and color variations from today's hottest fashion trends, the Q-S1
is an ideal everyday camera for the style-minded looking for the portability of
a compact and added benefits of interchangeable lenses.
with its stylish, petite body, this new model offers impressive specifications.
The PENTAX Q-S1 is an ideal everyday camera for photographers of all levels,
complete with an entire system of 8 lenses designed for on-the-go fun" said Jim
Malcolm, Executive Vice President of RICOH IMAGING Americas, Corp.
The PENTAX Q-S1 is the latest
addition to the popular PENTAX Q series of compact-sized, interchangeable-lens
digital cameras. The camera is equipped
with a wide range of features to make photography more enjoyable, including a 12.4
megapixel, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor to deliver high-quality images,
high-sensitivity shooting to a top sensitivity of ISO 12800, and a reliable
shake-reduction system using a state-of-the-art gyro sensor. It also provides a
variety of creative tools, such as bokeh control and Smart Effect to add the
desired filters with just a simple turn of a dial. The PENTAX Q-S1 creates more
personalized, creative images easily and beautifully.
In addition, RICOH IMAGING is
pleased to announce the launch of a color to order® service for the new PENTAX Q-S1 digital camera. This
unprecedented service, (originally launched with the Q7 in July 2013), has been
popularly accepted by many users as a new, fashionable way of expressing one's
personal taste and style.
There are 4 standard color combinations
and additional 36 body and grip colors taken straight from the runway, such as
champagne, khaki green, and charcoal black, and can be ordered through the
color to order® service.
The PENTAX-01 STANDARD PRIME lens color can
also be chosen from five different options to make the entire imaging system
even more desirable and eye-catching.
Pricing and Availability
The Q-S1 will be available at retailers nationwide and at
www.us.ricoh-imaging.com in August 2014 for a suggested retail price of $499.95
Ordering for the custom colors will be available in
To learn more about the comprehensive lineup of Pentax
products as well as other RICOH IMAGING products, please visit www.us.ricoh-imaging.com