Friday, February 3, 2012

Pentax Announces K-01 Interchangeable Lens, Mirrorless Camera


Pentax has just gotten into the ever-growing mirrorless, interchangeable lens market by launching its K-01, which uses the current Pentax K-mount, and thus all Pentax glass dating back to 1977. For a detailed examination of the new Pentax, go here.

Now, here are some key specs for consideration:

Sensor: 16Mp CMOS
Lenses: Pentax K-mount
Orientation sensor: Yes
Aspect ratios: 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Formats: RAW, JPEG
ISO: 100-25,600
Modes: P, A, S, M, 19 scenes
AF: Contrast detect
AF assist lamp: Yes
Viewfinder: LCD
LCD: 3” 920k dot live view
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
th-30 seconds
Continuous drive: 6fps
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3 stops
WB Bracketing: No
AE Bracketing: 3 frames
Built-in flash: Yes
Video: 1080p full HD
Microphone: mono
Movie Formats: MPEG, H.264
Storage: SD, SDHC, SDXC
HDMI: Yes
GPS: No
Wireless: No
Weight: 19.79ozs. (with battery)
Size: 4.8” x 3.1” x 2.2”
Price: $749.99 (body only)
Availability: Mar. 2012

Needless to say, this looks like quite a camera so, if you want one, preorder as soon as you can before the “line” gets too long!



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