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Ricoh to Release 1st Pentax-Brand Film Camera in 21 Years

Ricoh to Release 1st Pentax-Brand Film Camera in 21 Years

   Tokyo, June 19 (Jiji Press)--Japanese precision equipment maker Ricoh Co. will release the first film camera under the Pentax brand in 21 years on July 12, after acquiring the brand from lens maker Hoya Corp. in 2011.
   The Pentax 17 camera features a classic design with an integrated lens and allows users to enjoy manual camera operations such as manual focus and film rolling, according to the company's announcement on Tuesday. It is expected to be sold at around 88,000 yen.

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