New 16–85mm Lens from Ricoh


Ricoh is exhibiting three new lenses  at photokina this year. These lenses are currently under development for use with Pentax DSLRs.

HD PENTAX-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6ED DC WR (tentative)

HD PENTAX-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6ED DC WR (tentative)

The first is a 16–85mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, which features weather-resistant construction, HD coating and the company claims that it has smooth and quiet AF operation. The tentative market launch is set for Winter 2014.

The other two lenses are described as being a high magnification super-telephoto zoom lens and a large diameter telephoto zoom lens respectively. No other details are available presently.

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