Summary Pentax K-01

Prices Price
Body only
$379
With 18-55mm lens
$529
Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
#n/a of 28
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.7x15.7mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Megapixels
Help 16.1 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 12,800 ISO
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Pentax K-01

Pros

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The Pentax K-01 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
1,135 ISO
Color depth Good color depth Help
23.7 bits
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Lens availability More lenses available Help
113 lenses
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Overall image quality Great overall image quality Help
79.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
12.9 EV
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$379.00

Cons

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The Pentax K-01 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
February 2012
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
2400 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16.1 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
803 ms shutter lag
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Appearance

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