Limited to 1500 pieces worldwide, the K-5 SLR comes with a ultra thin smc PENTAX-DA 40mm F2.8 XS lens. Available for $1600 , the camera boasts of housing the world’s thinnest unifocal lens. Both the camera body and the lens barrel feature the same elegant silver finish, which means that the camera not just shoots great but looks great too.
The camera has been designed by a master designer, Marc Newson a world renowned industrial designer. The specifications of the camera body (except for the firmware) and the lens are same as those for the standard K-5 model. The K-5 Silver Special Edition package will be available in April 2012 for $1599.95 USD and will be available exclusively through the PENTAX Web Store and Ace Photo.