Pentax K-x - Overview
12.4MP resolution and HD movie combine to make this a 5 star camera
- 12.4 MP stabilized CMOS sensor
- HDTV format video with sound
- Frame rate 4.7 fps.
- Liveview with AF on 2.7” LCD
- Exceptional performance to ISO 12800
- New CTE mode for brighter colours
The K-x combines a variety of advanced features and user-friendly functions to ensure an outstanding level of photographic performance within a compact, lightweight body.
The K-x design is based on the award winning PENTAX K-m, an entry-class digital SLR camera launched in October 2008 that gained popularity for its compact, lightweight body and simple, user-friendly operation. The K-x features a newly designed high performance CMOS image sensor and an upgraded filter function. It also features a whole host of advanced features and such as live view shooting and movie recording, approximately 12.4 megapixels and high-speed continuous shooting. The K-x is the perfect camera for first-time digital SLR camera users, as well as an ideal backup camera for more experienced photographers.
Main Features of the PENTAX K-x:
1. High-quality image reproduction
(1) Approximately 12.4 effective megapixels for true-to-life image reproduction
The K-x incorporates a newly developed CMOS image sensor to assure high-speed image data read-out at varying ISO sensitivity levels. With approximately 12.4 effective megapixels, this image sensor can reproduce true-to-life images with fine detail and rich depth of colours. The K-x also offers a wide sensitivity range between ISO 200 and ISO 6400 and allows the user to expand the sensitivity range between ISO 100 and ISO 12800 via a custom function, giving greater creative freedom.
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|Type - Camera Type||TTL autofocus, auto-exposure digital SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash|
|Lens - Mount||PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount|
|Sensor - Type||23.6mm x 15.8mm CMOS with a primary colour filter|
|Sensor - Effective Pixels||approx. 12.4 megapixels|
|Body - Height||91.5mm|
|Body - Width||122.5mm|
|Body - Depth||67.5mm|
|Body - Weight||approx. 515g without battery and SD memory card approx. 580g loaded and ready with lithium battery and SD memory card approx. 615g loaded and ready with alkaline battery and SD memory card|