General

compared to recent entry-level DSLRs
Brand
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Pentax
Lowest price
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Unknown
Announced
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January 2008
below average below average

Sensor

Type
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CCD
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Crop factor
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1.5x
Megapixels
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10 MP
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Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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None
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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10 MP
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Native resolution
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3872 × 2592
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Pixel size
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36.8 µm²
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Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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2.7"
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Resolution
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230k 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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No
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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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134×95×74 mm
Depth
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2.9"
Weight
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690 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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Pentamirror
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Viewfinder size
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0.55x
Coverage
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96%

Movies

Format
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None
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Autofocus
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None

Features

compared to recent entry-level DSLRs
Panorama
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No
HDR
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No
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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500 ms
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Shutter lag
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125 ms
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Battery life
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80 shots
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Continuous shooting
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2.8 fps
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Focus system

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Autofocus
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Contrast detection
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Focus points
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Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s
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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. MMC
  2. SD
  3. SDHC

DXO Mark Scores

compared to recent entry-level DSLRs
Image quality
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64.0
Color depth
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22.4 bits
Dynamic range
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11.4 EV
Low light performance
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561 ISO