Pentax introduced the K2000 digital SLR earlier today during a press briefing at Photokina 2008. The company said the PENTAX K2000 DSLR system is designed specifically for consumers who are ready to make the transition from a point-and-shoot digital camera to digital SLR photography.
The PENTAX K2000 is an entry-level system consisting of the new PENTAX K2000 body, the smc PENTAX DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL lens, and the PENTAX AF200FG Auto Flash bundled together as a complete kit.
The 10-megapixel Pentax K2000 (a.k.a Pentax K-m in Europe) includes a built-in anti-shake system, dust-removal, Auto Picture mode and 3.5 frames per second continuous shooting speed.
The PENTAX K2000 digital SLR system with smc PENTAX DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL lens and PENTAX AF200FG flash will ship in November 2008 priced at US $700.