Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL flash
Sensor Type: CMOS with primary colour filter, integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor-movement system
Size: APS-C (23.7 x 15.7mm)
Effective Pixels: 16.28 megapixels
Total Pixels: 16.49 megapixels
Sensitivity Auto: 100-51200 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), auto range selectable
Manual: 100-51200 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)
Lens Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet stainless steel mount
Usable Lens PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF, and KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format lenses useable w/adapter and/or restrictions)
SDM function: Yes
Recording & Image Formats
Image Sizes JPEG:16M(4928x3264), 12M(4224x2816), 8M(3456x2304), 5M(2688x1792)
RAW:16M(4928x3264)
File Formats Still: RAW (DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0 compliant
Quality Level RAW (12bit): DNG
JPEG: ★★★ Best, ★★ Better, ★Good

RAW + JPEG: simultaneously recordable
Colour Space sRGB, AdobeRGB
Storage Media SD, SDHC, SDXC(Eye-Fi Card Compatible)
Focusing System
Type Type: SAFOX IXi+ TTL phase-detection 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system with light wavelength sensor and diffraction lens
Brightness Range EV-1 to 18 (ISO 100)
AF Modes Auto AF (AF.A), Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)
Focus priority or shutter priority mode for AF.S
Focus priority or FPS priority mode for AF.C
Focus Point Adjustment Auto 11 pt, Auto 5 pt, User-Selectable (w/Expanded Area AF), Center
AF assist Dedicated LED AF assist light
Exposure Control
Metering System TTL open aperture, 77 segmented metering, center-weighted and spot metering
Metering Range EV 0 to 22 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)
Exposure Compensation ±5EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)
Exposure Bracketing 3 frames, up to ± 3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps
AE Lock Yes (available via programmable AF/AE-L button)
Capture Modes Mode selection: Hyper Program (P), Sensitivity Priority (Sv), Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter & Aperture Priority (TAv), Hyper Manual (M), Bulb (B), User (U1, U2), Scene (SCN), Auto Picture (AUTO), Movie
Auto Picture modes: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest
Scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR (JPG), Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum
Custom Image modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Face detection available: Yes
PASMB: P, A, S, M, B (extended modes Sv, TAv)
Digital filters (capture): Extract Colour, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Colour, Colour
Dynamic range adjustment: Highlight, shadow
Digital level: Viewfinder (horizontal), LCD (horizontal, vertical), SR auto-level function
File/Folder customization: Folder name (standard, date), file name (standard, customizable), embed copyright
Playback Modes Mode Selection: Single frame, Multi-image display (4, 9, 16, 36, 81 segmentation), Display magnification (up to 16x, scrolling and quick magnification available), rotating, histogram, bright/dark area warning, copyright display, calendar filmstrip, display, folder display, slideshow, Eye-Fi transfer
Mode Palette: Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Resize, Cropping, Slideshow, Save as Manual WB, Save Cross Processing, RAW Development, Index Print, Protect, DPOF, Movie Edit
Digital Filters (Playback): Monochrome, Extract Colour, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Colour, Colour, Tone Expansion, Sketch Filter, Water Colour, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Base Parameter Adjustment
Video Capture
File Format MPEG–4 AVC/H.264
Recorded Pixels Full HD(1920x1080,16:9,30fps/25fps/24fps),
HD(1280x720,16:9,60fps/50fps/30fps/25fps/24fps),
VGA(640x480,4:3,30fps/25fps/24fps)
Quality Level ★★★ Best, ★★ Better, ★Good
Sound Built-in monaural microphone, Recording Sound Level
Recording time Up to 25 minutes; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.
Capture Modes Custom Image modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Digital filters (capture): Extract Colour, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Invert Colour, Colour
Interval movie: 3 sec., 5 sec., 10 sec., 30 sec., 1 min., 5min., 10 min., 30 min., 1 hr., Recording time: 4 sec. to 99 hr., Start Interval setting: immediately, from the set time, Motion JPEG(AVI).
Movie editing functions: Movie Divide, Delete Selected Frames
 
White Balance Type: Image sensor detection w/light wavelength sensor detection
Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, (D: Daylight Colour, N:Daylight White, W : Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE
Manual mode(s): a) 3 manual settings can be configured and saved, b) Kelvin colour temperatures can be selected, c) WB settings can be copied from a captured image
WB fine adjustment: ± 7 steps A-B axis or G-M axis
Shutter Type: Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
Shutter Speed: Auto: 1/6000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/6000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps), Bulb
Drive Modes Mode selection: Single frame, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12sec., 2 sec.), Remote Control (0 sec., 3 sec.), Auto Bracketing (3 frames)
Continuous FPS: Approx 6 FPS (JPG, Continuous Hi), Approx 3 FPS (JPG, Continuous Lo)
Viewfinder Type: Pentaprism
Coverage (field of view): 100%
Magnification: 0.92X (w 50mm F1.4 at infinity)
Standard focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte III (interchangeable)
Diopter adjustment: -2.5m to 1.5m
Depth of field preview: Optical (diaphragm stop-down), digital
LCD Monitor Type: 3.0" TFT colour LCD monitor w/brightness/colour adjustment
Resolution: 921,000 dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes
Live View Type: TTL by CMOS image sensor
Field Of View: 100%
Display Modes: Magnification (2-6X), Grid Overlay (4x4, Golden Ratio, Scale), Bright/Dark Indication, Histogram
Built-in Flash Type: : Retractable P-TTL pop-up flash
Guide number: 12m (ISO 100)
Coverage: 28mm wide angle (equiv 35mm)
Flash modes: P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync
Flash exposure compensation: -2 to 1 EV (1/3 steps)
External Flash Synchronization Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w/PENTAX dedicated flash
Synchronization speed: 1/180 sec
Custom Function 27 custom-programmable functions available
Interfaces Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out
USB Connection: MSC/PTP
Video Output: NTSC, PAL
Microphone: Built-in monaural
Power Sources Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI109 (included), AA battery holder D-BH109 for 4 AA batteries (sold separately)
Recordable images: Li-Ion approx 480 (410 w /50% flash, CIPA)* AA lithium approx. 1250 (710 w/50% flash, CIPA)*
Playback time: Li-Ion approx 270 min*, AA lithium approx. 560 min
Movie recording time: 25 min max time per clip*
AC adapter available: Yes (sold separately)
* Tested in compliance with CIPA standard. Actual results may vary depending on shooting conditions/circumstances
Dimensions (W x H x D): 129.0 mm × 96.5 mm × 70.0mm
Weight Without battery or removable memory: 590g
Loaded and ready: 650g w/dedicated battery & SD memory card
Primary Construction material(s) Reinforced polycarbonate over stainless steel chassis
Weather Resistant Yes (81 weather protection seals)
Operating temperature -10 to 40°C (14-104°F)
Time World Time: 75 cities (28 time zones)
Language English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian

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