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PENTAX K-01 - Overview

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The first K-mount mirrorless

  • designed by Marc Newson
  • 16 Megapixels stabilised sensor
  • 3" LCD screen
  • Full HD video with dedicated button
  • Compatible with all PENTAX K-mount lenses


Descriptionread more

Designed by world famous designer : Marc Newson

Please listen to the interview of Marc Newson, explaining how he created such a product.


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Exceptional image quality assured by digital SLR camera system

The PENTAX K-01 comes equipped with a newly developed CMOS image sensor measuring 23.7 millimetres by 15.7 millimetres. With approximately 16.28 effective megapixels, this extra-large sensor assures high-speed readout of image data signals. The K-01 also features the new “PRIME M” imaging engine to assure first-rate movie recording performance in a digital interchangeable lens camera. It also offers an extra-wide sensitivity range -from ISO 100 to ISO 12800, or to ISO 25600 when expanded using a custom function- while minimizing annoying digital noise at all sensitivity levels.

Equipped with sensor shift reduction system

As all PENTAX SLR, the K-01 is equipped with a sensor shift reduction system. This system 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.

This system is also really usefull while using the video mode.

And last but not least, as built in the camera, this system is working with all lenses without having to pay extra money for stabilized lenses when buying a new one.

Compatible with all PENTAX lenses

Since the start of the K-mount, PENTAX has produced more than 20 millions lenses. They are all compatible with the new K-01.

That a total range of 214 lenses compatible, on which, we have 21 digital lenses and 7 analog still produced. Thanks to this, the K-01 is the mirrorless camera offering the widest lense range*.

Pentax Lenses

The K-01 is also compatible with the 4 flashes of the PENTAX range.


* : without using a adaptor.

Specifications read more

Type - Camera Type

Lens-interchangeable SL Digital-still camera

Lens - Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount
Sensor - Type High sensitivity CMOS sensor with a primary colour filter
Sensor - Effective Pixels approx. 16.28 megapixels
Body - Height 79mm
Body - Width 121mm
Body - Depth 59mm
Body - Weight 480g body only, 560g loaded and ready with Li-ion battery and SD card

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