General

Pentax K-m Pentax K-r
Brand
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Pentax Pentax
Lowest price
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Unknown $1,195.00
Announced
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September 2008 September 2010

Sensor

Type
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CCD CMOS
Crop factor
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1.5x 1.5x
Megapixels
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10 MP 12.2 MP
Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None 25,600 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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10 MP 12.2 MP
Native resolution
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3872 × 2592 4288 × 2848
Pixel size
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36.8 µm² 30.5 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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2.7" 3"
Resolution
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230k 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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No 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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123×92×68 mm 125×97×68 mm
Depth
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2.7" 2.7"
Weight
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590 g 598 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No No
Built-in focus motor
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Yes Yes

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentamirror Pentamirror
Viewfinder size
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0.55x 0.56x
Coverage
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96% 96%

Movies

Format
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None 720p @ 25fps
Supports 24p
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n/a No
High-speed framerate
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n/a None
External mic jack
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n/a No
Autofocus
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None None
All formats
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n/a
  1. 480p @ 25fps
  2. 720p @ 25fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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No Yes
3D
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No 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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Unknown 300 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 105 ms
Battery life
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Unknown 470 shots
Continuous shooting
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3.5 fps 6 fps

Focus system

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

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/6000s
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
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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64.0 72.0
Color depth
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22.4 bits 22.9 bits
Dynamic range
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11.4 EV 12.4 EV
Low light performance
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513 ISO 755 ISO
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