Ricoh Imaging Introduces Limited Edition PENTAX Q7 Premium Kit with Four Lenses

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If you’re looking for the smallest interchangeable lens camera on the market, look no further than the PENTAX Q7 by Ricoh Imaging. The PENTAX Q series of cameras have always been known for their tiny size, being the tiniest of cameras that allow for interchangeable lenses.

With that said, Ricoh Imaging has put together a rather special kit together for their tiny wonder that includes a bevy of accessories. The new PENTAX Q7 Premium Kit will include a special black on black body, 4 interchangeable lenses, 4 lens hoods, a special carrying case, and a polarized filter. All of this will come in a special box marking its limited nature in which only 1000 will be available.

The limited edition PENTEX Q7 Premium Kit is available for a price of $1199.95 and will be sold exclusively at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com. For more information about the Premium Kit, check out the official press release below.

Press Release

DENVER, CO, April 2, 2014Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation  (Ricoh Imaging) is pleased to announce the PENTAX Q7 Premium Kit, featuring the world smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera system, four high-performance lenses and a host of accessories all wrapped up in an exclusive package.

Available in a limited quantity of 1,000 units world-wide, the PENTAX Q7 premium kit includes the following items:

  • PENTAX Q7 camera body (Color: black x black)
  • PENTAX-01 STANDARD PRIME (Color: black)
  • PENTAX-02 STANDARD ZOOM (Color: black)
  • PENTAX-06 TELEPHOTO ZOOM
  • PENTAX-08 WIDE ZOOM
  • MH-RB40.5 Metal Hood for 01 (Color: black)*
  • PH-RBB40.5 Plastic Hood for 02
  • PH-RBA40.5 Plastic Hood for 06
  • PH-RBF49 Plastic Hood for 08
  • PENTAX -100 PL Polarizing filter**
  • O-CB133 Camera Bag
  • Special kit box

Accessories: rechargeable lithium-ion battery, battery charger, AC power cord, USB cable, CD-ROM software, strap

* This hood is exclusively designed for the kit, and is treated with a special black coating.

** Usable on the 01, 02 and 06 lenses. The 02 lens may be affected by some vignetting at its wide-angle end when mounted on the Q7 camera body.

Note: The specifications of the camera body, lenses and accessories are identical with those of standard products.

Weighing in a just 7 ounces, the Q7’s compact body enables easy pocketable portability while the in-camera filters and assorted lens variety inspire the casual photographer to elevate their creativity.  Featuring a 1/1.7 inch, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor, high sensitivity shooting up to ISO 12800 and enhanced Q ENGINE with fast response time during start-up and shooting, the Q7 produces sharp and beautiful images with a creative flare.

Main Features

  • The PENTAX-01 Standard Prime and PENTAX-02 Standard Zoom lenses have been treated with a black coating identical to that used on the camera body, to enhance visual harmony.
  • The Metal Hood for 01 is treated with a special back coating that matches the color of the 01 lens.
  • The O-CB133 is a shoulder-bag-type camera case, which holds a Q7 camera body with the 02 lens mounted, and as many as five interchangeable Q-mount lenses.
  • The kit is packaged in a specially designed kit box.

Pricing and Availability

The limited edition PENTAX Q7 Premium Kit will be available at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com  in late April 2014 for a suggested retail price of $1,199.95.

Additional information as well as images for the PENTAX Q7 compact system camera can be found at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com.