Japan-only release for the 40 megapixel Pentax 645D DSLR stunner

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Pentax 645D.JPGLooking forward to getting your hands on Pentax’s long awaited 40 megapixel 645D DSLR? Well you’re in luck…providing you can get yourself on a plane to Japan, that is.

Yep, Pentax’s impressively spec’d DSLR will only be on sale in the Land of The Rising Sun.

It’s a real shame, as the top-range kit has some great features, such as the PENTAX Original Real Image Engine, dual SD/SDHC card slots, a silky SAFOX IX+ autofocus system with 11 sensor points, a 14 bit A/D converter, a dust-and-weatherproof design and a dust removal mechanism should it get a bit mucky nonetheless.

The camera should be hitting stores in May, but it’ll come with a whopping 850,000 Yen price-tag. That’s roughly £6,300, without shipping the 1.4 Kg kit, so best start saving now.

Gerald Lynch