Pentax K30 DSLR adds 15 new finishes, gets both matte and gloss

You might recall the weather-sealed delights of Pentax's K-30, but if you don't, perhaps a new palette of colors will leave a more permanent impression. The 16.3-megapixel DSLR can now be picked up in 15 new finishes, split between gloss and matte, and includes Bordeaux (that'll be deep red), White, Orange, Yellow, Green, Silver and Blue colors. However, it's still not the most customization options Pentax has offered. The K-30 has a long way to go if it wants to best the 100 variants of its mirrorless sibling, the Q10. Each one retails for $800, but to get the full catalog, you'll have to pass the digital doors of Pentax's online store.

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Pentax Introduces the K-30 DSLR in a Variety of New Colors and Finishes


Nine bold colors available in glossy and silky finishes add exciting new options for this weather-sealed, coldproof and dustproof DSLR

Available in a shiny crystal or matte silky finish the 15 new color choices are great for photo enthusiasts looking to add some personal style to their photography.
Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2013

Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the availability of the K-30 DSLR in nine new, bold colors. Available in a shiny crystal or matte silky finish the 15 new color choices are great for photo enthusiasts looking to add some personal style to their photography.
Recognized as Editors' Choice from Backpacker Magazine and awarded the coveted Gear of the Year Award from Men's Journal, the K-30 DSLR is the ideal device for photographers and outdoor enthusiasts. The K-30 combines a compact, lightweight body with many advanced features found only in higher end DSLR camera models, such as a weather, dust and cold resistant body, a glass prism optical finder with 100% field of view, state-of-the-art autofocusing, and full HD video recording capabilities.
"The K-30 already offers great features, such as dust and weather sealing, the 100% field of view viewfinder and dual control dials, that are only found in more expensive cameras," said John Carlson, Sr. Marketing Manager, Pentax. "By adding additional color choices, the K-30 now appeals to an even wider array of customers who are looking for exciting, personalized options in their digital camera."
The K-30 is available in the following colors: Crystal Black, Crystal Bordeaux, Crystal Green, Crystal Red, Crystal Silver, Crystal Yellow, Crystal Orange, Silky Blue, Silky Bordeaux, Silky Green, Silky Red, Silky Silver, Silky White, Silky Yellow and Silky Orange.
To learn more about the K-30 DSLR and to see images of all the new colors visit: http://www.pentaximaging.com/dslr and select 'view all models' in the K-30 section.
Pricing and Availability
The new K-30 color options are available for pre-order online at http://www.pentaxwebstore.com for $799.95 including the smc Pentax DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR lens.

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Pentax K-30 DSLR adds 15 new color options, gets both matte and gloss finishes