Also announced at Photokina from Pentax are the following lenses, flash and other trinkets: DA* 60-250mm f/4 ED[IF] SDM, DA* 55mm f/1.4 SDM, AF160FC Ring Flash, DA 15mm f/4 ED AL Limited lens and 1.4X Rear Converter SDM. The * lenses are dust and water resistant and also come with extra-low dispersion (ED) optical elements. They’ve also been treated with Pentax’s original Super Protect coating. The 55mm * lens has Aero Bright coating, which allows for maximum light transmission and rounded diaphragm blades. The ring flash will ship next month for $500. The 55mm lens will ship in December for $800 and the 60-250mm lens will ship in November and retail for $1500. The DA15mm f/4 lens will ship in the Spring of 2009. Pricing and shipping details for the DA 1.4X SDM Rear Converter were not revealed.
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