Pentax announced today that they will be unveiling the 645 Digital medium format camera at the Photo Imaging Expo in Tokyo.
From the release:
The PENTAX 645 Digital camera will offer professional quality digital image reproduction. The camera will also feature:
- A reliable PENTAX 645 AF mount
- Compatibility with existing smc PENTAX 645 interchangeable lenses
- A Kodak developed extra-large CCD image sensor with 18.6 total megapixels.
At the same time, Kodak have issued a press release [PDF] with a little more information on the 18 megapixel KAF-18000CE sensor in this camera.