New Pentax DA* digital only lenses announced
Pentax Corporation in the US have announced the first two in the new DA* range of lenses originally mentioned in September '06 and designed for use exclusively with Pentax digital SLR cameras. The two lenses, both of which use the Pentax KAF2 mount, are the smc PENTAX-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL [IF] SDM wide angle zoom and the smc PENTAX-DA* 50-135mm F2.8 ED [IF] SDM telephoto zoom.
These models will be available in the US in 'Spring 2007' priced at $899.95 and $999.95 respectively. They are expected to hit Australian shores (via authorised routes, anyway) by June of this year. Pricing TBA.