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Pentax has a couple of new cameras too


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Cheap & sexy


Well, good old Pentax has something new to show off, and it would really be a shame not to mention their new M40.

But let's start with their new value model, the E40. It's an 8 megapixel camera with a 3X zoom lens, and a 2.4" 110k pixel screen. It's powered by AA batteries and compatible with SDHC cards. It should be available in September at $149.

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The M40 is far more interesting. Packed into a slim all-metal case, this sleek camera is just 0,7" (18mm) thick, like an average mobile phone. It will ship in three colors; silver, pink and copper brown.

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The specs are similar to those of the E40, 8 megapixels, 3X zoom, but it comes with a slightly better 2.5" 150k pixel screen. This one is coming in August and should retail for $199, which sounds like a good deal to me.
Last modified on 14 July 2007
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