Richard Butler & Lars rehm said ” For many years, Pentax was often in the position of offering the least-expensive DSLR on the market with some keenly-priced entry-level offerings. However, the latest generation of down-specced and aggressively-priced models from Nikon and Sony have dramatically changed the price-conscious end of the market. Pentax has clearly been watching these developments closely and has responded with this, the Pentax K-m.”
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, announced today that it will be instituting a new Canon Professional Services (CPS) program beginning in the first quarter of 2009. The new CPS program, which will require all existing members to reapply, will offer three levels of membership – Silver, Gold and Platinum – to qualifying members, with each level receiving better and more extensive service benefits. The new CPS program is designed to provide the appropriate level of service for each professional demographic and to support members with faster service, loan equipment, and a range of other benefits to be announced in the coming months.
The Canon Powershot SD990 is the new 14.7MP compact digital camera from Canon. The digicam features a 2.5-inch LCD with the firm’s new Quick Shot Modes for faster shutter speeds. Available in silver, black, and a limited edition red, the Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Digital Camera will be released in October 2008 for $399. [Canon USA]
Canon offers a brand new point-and-shoot digital camera. Priced at $299, the Canon PowerShot SD880 IS is a 10MP sensor, 4x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilization and a 3 inch LCD display. The digicam is currently available in two different color combinations including gold and silver or gold and brown. The company has decided to release this pocket digital camera later this month. [CrunchGear]