PENTAX Optio Digital Cameras Price List in Philippines March 2017
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Design- Extreme Image Quality- Perfect for outdoor use Style and Performance- Good performance , waterproof and shock proof , unique design Operability- Photos and unique functions , this is better ...Read more
- Rating : 4.3
- Review by pe_iray_Kit
- Date : Mar 29, 2015
"As my title goes, I think this cannot be used for work purpose like product image photos. I was using Lumix and Exilim, but this camera does not compare to them in terms of business-use performance. ...Read more
- Rating : 1.6
- Review by Japanese user
- Date : Feb 17, 2010
I have only used DMC-FX30 from Panasonic in the past. And recently I always take the photos by the camera function of my cell phone, (F-01B, 12.2 Megapixel, 28mm wide-angle). If I fixed them by using ...Read more
- Rating : 4.6
- Review by Japanese user
- Date : Feb 18, 2010
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About PENTAX Optio
Pentax Digital Cameras wins hearts of the Filipinos with great value for money
The brand name that has been assigned to the camera division of Ricoh is Pentax, which consists of equipment like sport optics like rifle scopes and binoculars, CCTV optics, and of course, cameras. In the Philippines, with the constant progression of technology market it has rather become a trend for people to own a camera just for fun. Barring those people, there are also many who enjoy photography as a passion and also treat it as a mode of livelihood. There is simply no replacement for a good camera that money can buy. This is where Pentax Digital Cameras come into play.
History of the maker
The company was originally founded as Asahi Kogaku Goshi Kaisa in the year 1919 in the suburb of Tokyo, with the manufacture of spectacle lenses. The name was changed in 1938 and it came to be known as Asahi optical company. During World War II, the company put its primary devotion in developing and manufacturing products for military contracts after which it was disbanded by the powers that occupied Japan. It was allowed to reform in the year 1948, from which time it gained new momentum.
Popular models of Pentax Digital Cameras
While there are many models that have been launched in the Philippines, these are the ones that have received maximum popularity:
- Pentax K-5 IIs
- Pentax K-500
- Pentax K-3
- Pentax K-S2
- Pentax K-30
- Pentax K-3 II
Reasons for popularity in the Philippines
Pentax might be a lesser known name in the world of digital imaging, but those who are familiar with its products would testify that they are no less reliable than designs at the market. Facing high competition in the arena from companies like Nikon, Canon, Samsung, etc., this company rose in popularity among those who did not have a great amount of money to spare for an expensive digital camera.
Coming to the rescue, Pentax Digital Cameras in the Philippines offered great value for money by delivering competitive products that has great functionality, and is yet offered at a significantly lesser price tag.
A new full frame digital SLR by Pentax is supposed to be released soon, as revealed by the company. This new camera will allow DA L - series and APS-C DA lenses to be used along with FA-series lenses. The company has not stated exact release date, but it is likely to release in spring of 2016.