Pentax K-01 digital camera review
Features and specifications of the 16.3 MP digital SLR camera
Pentax K-01 digital camera review – today at For consumers blog we are going to take a look at the digital SLR camera from Pentax the K-01. This exceptional and yet affordable DSLR camera offers wide variety of features and great quality pictures that make it one of the most desirable
digital SLRs on the market today.
|Pentax K-01 black|
Pentax K-01 is a very popular camera already and it has a lot of fans worldwide. Many user ratings and reviews give it very high scores and there is a reason for that of course.
Pentax K-01 is equipped with many some innovative features as well as many of the standard options for a DSLR camera.
The Pentax K-01 has a CMOS image sensor measuring 23.7 millimeters by 15.7 millimeters. This extra-large sensor assures high-speed readout of image data signals. The K-01 also features the “PRIME M” imaging engine to assure first-rate movie recording performance in a digital interchangeable lens camera.
The K-01 is equipped with a sensor shift shake reduction system, which moves the sensor in the opposite direction than the one of the camera, so that the sensor remains in the same position during the shooting of the pictures.The K-01 features a large, easy-to-view, high-resolution 3-inch color LCD display (921K dots) for viewing your masterpieces. Its wide-view design assures a clear view of the monitor from approximately 170-degree horizontally and vertically, making it particularly useful in low and high-angle shooting.
|Pentax K-01 silver|
The HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode, which produces one extra-wide-gradation composite photo from three images taken at different exposure levels, has been upgraded to create a greater range of visual expressions. This upgraded HDR mode can be instantly elected with a turn of the mode dial. The user can take advantage of features to select one of three exposure increments as well as the level of effects, while an automatic position adjustment function assures precise alignment of three images even when they are taken with a handheld K-01.
|Pentax K-01 back side and display|
The K-01 makes high quality videos in Full HD with ease using the H.264 codec and also has a large range of filters and other creative function for you to be able to, not only shoot movie, but create movie.
Pentax K-01 sample video in Full HD 1080p
Video test of the Pentax K-01 digital SLR camera
The K-01 is equipped with all the connections to record not only the video, but also the sound, and to export all easily on your PC or TV via the HDMI cable.
The price of the Pentax K-01 camera varies around $850 and $1200 depending on the lens kit that will come with this very good digital SLR camera.
Pentax K-01 comes in three different color choices – white, silver and black.
Pentax K-01 video review
Pentax K-01 full specifications
|Camera Type||Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens|
|Sensor Resolution||16.3 MP|
|Sensor Size||15.7 x 23.7mm|
|Lens Type||Zoom lens|
|Lens For SD||18-55mm & 50-200mm|
|Focal Length Range||18mm – 55mm|
|Focus Adjustment||Automatic, Manual|
|Lens Filter Size||52 mm|
|Lens System Features||Aspherical Lens|
|Lens Construction||8 groups / 11 elements|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||27 – 82.5mm|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100-12800, ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-12800), ISO auto (100-25600)|
|Light Sensitivity Max||25600|
|Flash Type||Pop-up Flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Camera Flash Features||AF Illuminator, Flash +/- Compensation|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card|
|Screen Details||LCD display – 3″|
|Connector Types||1 x HDMI output, 1 x Hi-Speed USB, 1 x composite video/audio output, 1 x microphone|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Digital Video Format||AVI, H.264, MJPEG|
|Still Image Format||DNG (RAW), DNG (RAW) + JPEG, JPEG|
|Max Video Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 Â°C|
|Max Operating Temperature||40 Â°C|
|Additional Features||1080p Full HD Movie Recording, AE/FE Lock, AF Lock, Audio Recording, Automatic Face Tracking, Brightness Control, Cropping An Image, DPOF Support, Digital Image Rotation, Edit Function, Exif Print Support, HDR image enhancement technology, Highlight Point Display, Histogram Display, Interval Shooting Mode, PRINT Image Matching, RAW Processing, RGB Primary Color Filter, Resizing an Image, Shadow Point Display, USB 2.0 Compatibility, display color control|
|Shooting Modes||Frame Movie Mode|
|Shooting Programs||Backlight silhouette, Blue sky, Candle, Food, Forest, Kids, Landscape, Macro, Moving object, Museum, Night scene, Night scene HDR, Night scene with portrait, Night snapshot, Pet, Portrait mode, Quick macro, Stage, Sunset, Surf & snow|
|Special Effects||Bleach Bypass, Bright, Color Extract, Cross Process, Fisheye, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Muted, Natural, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Sketch, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Colour|
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