General

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Brand
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Pentax
Lowest price
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$1,444.44
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Announced
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June 2013
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Sensor

Type
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CMOS
Crop factor
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1.5x
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Megapixels
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16.2 MP
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Light sensitivity
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51,600 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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16.2 MP
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Native resolution
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4656 × 3488
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Pixel size
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22.9 µm²
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Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3"
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Resolution
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921k dots
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Touch screen
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No
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Flips out
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No
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Live view
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Yes

Lenses

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Lens availability
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113 lenses
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Lens mount
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Pentax K

Form factor

Size
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129×97×70 mm
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Depth
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2.8"
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Weight
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650 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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Yes
Waterproof
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No
Weather sealed
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Yes
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Built-in focus motor
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Yes

Viewfinder

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Type
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Pentaprism
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Viewfinder size
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0.61x
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Coverage
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100%
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Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps
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Supports 24p
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Yes
High-speed framerate
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None
External mic jack
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No
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Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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No
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 24fps
  2. 480p @ 25fps
  3. 720p @ 24fps
  4. 720p @ 25fps
  5. 720p @ 30fps
  6. 720p @ 50fps
  7. 720p @ 60fps
  8. 1080p @ 24fps
  9. 1080p @ 25fps
  10. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

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Panorama
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No
HDR
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Yes
3D
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No
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Yes
GPS
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No
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Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown
Shutter lag
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162 ms
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Battery life
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410 shots
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Continuous shooting
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6 fps

Focus system

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Autofocus
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Phase detection
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Focus points
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11
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Cross type focus points
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9

Shutter

Max
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1/6000s
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Min
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30s

Flash

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Built-in flash
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Yes
Popup
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Yes
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External connection
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Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

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Image quality
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79.0
Color depth
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23.7 bits
Dynamic range
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13 EV
Low light performance
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1,120 ISO