Pentax K-1 : Tests and Reviews

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Type Professional
Announced 17/02/2016  
Indicative price (USD) 1800  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 7392 x 4950  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 36.59  
Sensor size (mm) 24 x 35.9 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14.0
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 204800 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.4  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Pentax KAF  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, D-LI90P 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization Yes 
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.7 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup Yes 
View finder diopter -3.5 to +1.2 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 3.2 
Monitor pixel 1037000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF-S, AF-C, MF 
Number of autofocus points 33 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation +/- 5 EV, 1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps 
Drive modes Single Frame, Continuous, Self-timer, Remote Control, Bracketing, Mirror- up, Multi-Exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record, Star Stream 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW (DNG, PEF) 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB/WIFI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 60 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV 
Video codec MPEG-4, H.264 
Video stabilisation  

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