Miyazaki-san does not get tired of coming up with exciting new lens designs! Only recently we reported on his latest ultra-compact lens for Leica M-mount, the Super Triplet Perar 28mm f4, and now he surprises us with a new super-fast lens for Micro Four Thirds — the Sonnetar 25mm f1.1. Originally introduced for the Pentax Q mount earlier this year, the new Sonnetar 25/1.1 for Micro Four Thirds is still under development. But chances are we can buy it very soon. Read more after the jump.
Pentax Forums found a recent news post from Pentax Germany: who outed the specs on new lenses hinted at in their roadmap. According to the Google Translation in English, three new K mount lenses are coming in the form of the SMC Pentax-DA 560mm F5.6, SMC Pentax-DA 50mm F1.8, 25mm F4, and SMC Pentax-D FA 645 90mm F2.8. The former is a serious birding and spy lens, while the 50mm f1.8 is the quintessential portrait lens for all their APS-C sensor cameras like their popular K-5, the recently announced K-01, and this monster. The latter is a new lens for their 645D and shared image samples from, which we had hands on with a long time ago.
Plus, details on a new telephoto lens for the Q system have been spread; but info is very lacking. They’ve also announced that users of the 645D can finally tether to their computers as they shoot, and some new tough cameras.
For convenience, the translated press release has been copy and pasted after the jump.