Introducing the PENTAX Q-S1

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY UK has just announced the launch of the PENTAX Q-S1 interchangeable lens digital camera, aimed at photographers of all levels.

The latest addition to the PENTAX Q series, this fashionable camera comes in a choice of 40 colour combinations to match your individual style.  It's smaller than traditional digital SLRs, however the Q-S1 comes full of shooting features, to add something extra to your photography - making it even more fun to use, says the manufacturer.

Key features:

A 1/1.7-inch, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor to deliver high-quality images

High-sensitivity shooting up to ISO 12800

A range of creative tools to create uniquely personalised images and add filter effects with just a turn of a dial

Unique PENTAX built-in Reliable shake- reduction system for sharp, blur-free images

Dust removal system prevents dust spots spoiling images

Large 3.0 inch LCD monitor

21 Scene modes including Night Scene Portrait, Pet and Backlight Silhouette

Full HD movie recording, even during high-sensitivity shooting

40 colour combinations, with a choice of five body colours and eight grip colours

Body colours:  Black, Gunmetal, Pure White, Champagne Gold, Bright Silver

Grip colours:  Charcoal Black, Cream, Carmine Red, Canary Yellow, Khaki Green, Royal Blue, Burgundy, Pale Pink

Other features

Compatibility with Eye-Fi wireless LAN SD memory cards

High-speed continuous shooting of up to five images per second

HDR mode to composite three images of varying exposures into one photo with extra-wide dynamic range

Remote control receptors on front and back panels

RRP:

Q-S1 Body only: £299.99

QS-1 + 5-15mm: £379.99

Q-S1 + 5-15mm + 15-45mm: £549.99

Availability: Early September 2014