General

Pentax K-5 II Pentax K-5
Brand
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Pentax Pentax
Lowest price
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$1,094.00 $330.72
Announced
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September 2012 September 2010

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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1.5x 1.5x
Megapixels
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16.1 MP 16.1 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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51,200 ISO 51,200 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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16.1 MP 16.1 MP
Native resolution
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4928 × 3264 4928 × 3264
Pixel size
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23.1 µm² 23 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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921k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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113 lenses 113 lenses
Lens mount
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Pentax K Pentax K

Form factor

Size
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131×97×73 mm 131×97×73 mm
Depth
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2.9" 2.9"
Weight
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760 g 740 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes Yes
Built-in focus motor
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Yes Yes

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentaprism Pentaprism
Viewfinder size
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0.61x 0.60x
Coverage
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100% 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 25fps 1080p @ 25fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown None
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 25fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 25fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  5. 1080p @ 25fps
  1. 480p @ 25fps
  2. 720p @ 25fps
  3. 1080p @ 25fps

Features

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

Performance

Startup delay
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600 ms 600 ms
Shutter lag
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225 ms 104 ms
Battery life
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980 shots 740 shots
Continuous shooting
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7 fps 7 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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11 11
Cross type focus points
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9 9

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/8000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

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

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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82.0 82.0
Color depth
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23.8 bits 23.7 bits
Dynamic range
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14.1 EV 14.1 EV
Low light performance
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1,235 ISO 1,162 ISO
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