Pentax Imaging Systems have announced that their Pentax 645D medium-format digital SLR camera will be launched in the UK in December 2010. Already available elsewhere it combines exceptional image quality with excellent manoeuvrability and outstanding reliability. Its large, high-performance image sensor (measuring 44mm by 33mm) combined with the Pentax-original image-processing technology means the 645D produces extra-sharp, super-high-resolution images with approximately 40 effective megapixels. 

It is compatible with all existing Pentax 645 lenses and it's RRP is £8999.99 (body only) or £9999.99 for the kit (inc. 55mm SDM 645 lens).

For more information see www.pentax.co.uk