The Pentax 645z medium format camera will be officially announced on April 14, 2014. In addition to full HD (1920×1080 @ 60i and 30p in H.264), this camera will also have 4k video recording capabilities (3840 x 2160).
Pentax will announce their new Pentax 645D 2014 medium format cameras at CP+ 2014. The new Pentax 645D 2014 will have the same 50MP CMOS sensor that used on recently announced Hasselblad H5D-50c and PhaseOne IQ250. And 645D II will most likely have video recording capabilities.
Ricoh has announced the Pentax K-3 – a 24 megapixel enthusiast APS-C DSLR. In addition to the higher pixel count, the range-topping camera gains a 27-point autofocus system and a more advanced 86,000 pixel metering sensor, compared with the K-5 II. Rather than offering versions with an without an optical low-pass filter, the company has found a way to selectively use the image stabilization system to mimic its effect. It also offers twin SD card slots and USB 3.0 connection.